File Extension Library


.MP41 File Extension

  • Developer by: VideoLAN Project Team
  • Category: Digital video and movie Files

What is an .MP41 file?

.MP41 file extension is created by VideoLAN Project Team. .MP41 has been classified as Digital video and movie Files.

.MP41 is Microsoft MP41 video data

The mp41 file extension is associated with the MP41, a video codec developed by Microsoft.

The mp41 file stores video data encoded by MP41 codec.

The MP41 codec seems to be obsolete.

.MP41 file format is deprecated and this file format is no longer supported.

Currently, .MP41 file type is not actively used and is obsolete. This usually happens with system files in older operating systems, files from long-discontinued software, or with previous versions of some file types (documents, projects, images, etc.) that were replaced in later versions of the original programs.


How to open:

Use VLC Player to playback *.mp41 files.

How to convert:

Use compatible tools to export *.mp41 files

How to Open .MP41 file on different platforms

Open .MP41 File on Windows

  • Right-click a .MP41
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .MP41 file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .MP41 files" Press "Ok"

Open .MP41 File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .MP41 file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .MP41 File on Linux

Right click on the .MP41 file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .MP41 File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .MP41 file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .MP41 File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .MP41 files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .MP41 files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .MP41 files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .MP41 file format
  2. You need to check the .MP41 file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)