The File Extensions Database

.MJPEG File Extension

  • Category: Video Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .MJPEG file?

.MJPEG is Motion JPEG Video File

Video file compressed using the Motion JPEG (M-JPEG or MJPEG) format commonly created by digital cameras, webcams, and other mobile devices; consists of a sequence of .JPEG images.

The M-JPEG format is easily editable, but takes up a sizable amount of disk space. The format is used by media players, web browsers, digital cameras, consoles, video cameras, and streaming servers.

NOTE: The .MJPG extension is more common than the MJPEG extension.

Programs that open Motion JPEG Video File
Mozilla Firefox
Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate
Mozilla Firefox
Mozilla Firefox

How to solve problems with MJPEG files

  • Associate the MJPEG file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any MJPEG file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.MJPEG files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the MJPEG file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .MJPEG is Motion JPEG Video File. Because only the current version supports the latest MJPEG file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the N/A manufacturer website after an available .MJPEG is Motion JPEG Video File update.
  • To make sure that your MJPEG file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.