The File Extensions Database

.MPS File Extension

  • Developer by: IBM
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .MPS file?

.MPS is Mathematical Programming System File

An MPS file is a data file created in the Mathematical Programming System (MPS) format, which is used for linear programming (LP) problems. It is saved as ASCII text and contains parameters in a column-based format. MPS files are used for LP optimization problems.

Programs that open Mathematical Programming System File
Microsoft Notepad
Apple TextEdit
GNU Emacs
File Type 2 Max Payne Saved Game
Developer by: Rockstar Games Category: Game Files

Game saved from the original Max Payne first-person shooter (FPS) game; stores game progress so that gameplay can be resumed from the point when the game was saved; typically named "savegame000.mps," "savegame001.mps," "savegame002.mps," etc.

Max Payne was originally developed for Windows PCs and was later ported to the Mac by MacSoft. Max Payne 2 saved games use the .MP2S file extension.

Programs that open Max Payne Saved Game
Rockstar Games Max Payne
File Type 3 Pocket Streets Map File
Developer by: Microsoft Category: GIS Files

Map of a certain area, such as a city or state; used on portable Pocket PC devices.

Programs that open Pocket Streets Map File
Microsoft MapPoint

How to solve problems with MPS files

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