The File Extensions Database

.MPEG1 File Extension

  • Category: Video Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .MPEG1 file?

.MPEG1 is MPEG-1 Video File

Video file compressed using the MPEG-1 codec; may include both audio and video, though the audio track may use a separate type of compression; can be opened and played back by most media players.

NOTE: Some MPEG1 files may incorporate MPEG-2 compression isntead of MPEG-1. These files can be played back by most media players as well.

Programs that open MPEG-1 Video File
VideoLAN VLC media player
Apple iTunes
VideoLAN VLC media player
Apple iTunes
VideoLAN VLC media player

How to solve problems with MPEG1 files

  • Associate the MPEG1 file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any MPEG1 file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.MPEG1 files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the MPEG1 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 .MPEG1 is MPEG-1 Video File. Because only the current version supports the latest MPEG1 file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the N/A manufacturer website after an available .MPEG1 is MPEG-1 Video File update.
  • To make sure that your MPEG1 file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.