.mpg

File Type MPEG Video File IconMPEG Video File
File Format Standard
Usage Referenced by an application; not meant to be opened manually; may run a program or script when opened
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
Description

An MPG file is a video file that contains compressed video and audio data. It is encoded using MPEG compression, which provides relatively high image and sound quality while reducing the size of the file.

MPG video files are one of the most common types of video files found on the Internet. The MPEG format is supported by nearly all digital video players and is also used for encoding DVD videos.

Open With
Windows

IconMicrosoft Windows Media Player

IconApple iTunes

IconNullsoft Winamp

macOS

IconApple QuickTime Player

IconEltima Elmedia Player

IconAdobe Flash

Updated June 5, 2009
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