There are 4 other file types using
the MCL file extension!

mcl file icon.mcl - MCell cellular automaton file

mcl file icon.mcl - Multimedia Manager collection file

mcl file icon.mcl - MUSHclient world information file

mcl file icon.mcl - VectorWorks template file

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MCL file extension - Microsoft Media Center application shortcut

What is mcl file? How to open mcl files?

File type specification:

Settings, options, themes or skins file type icon Settings, options, themes or skins file type

mcl file icon: mcl filetype icon

The mcl file extension is associated with Windows Media Center, a digital video recorder and media player developed by Microsoft..

The mcl is an application shortcut to the More Programs page, basically an XML file that specifies the path to what application to run, title, thumbnail to display, etc.

The default software associated to mcl file type:

Windows Media Center icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Windows Media Center  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Windows Media Center is media player and digital video recorder for Microsoft Windows. It is also able to manage the most of digital TV tuners for computers. Windows Media Center supports playback of popular video and audio formats including 3GP, AAC, AVCHD, MPEG-4, WMV, WMA, AVI, DivX, MOV, and Xvid files.

Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition is improved version of Microsoft Windows XP Professional. Windows XP MC edition contains media center capabilities, such as Windows Media Center. WMC can be used to television viewing on the computer, recording and playback, a TV guide, DVD playback, video playback, photo viewing, and music playback. Windows Media Center is also installed in some editions of Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows 7.

Help how to open MCL files:

When you double click on the shortcut, it should launch Windows Media Center. But only if you have it installed on your computer.

How to convert file with extension MCL:

Shortcuts generally cannot be converted to anything else.

File identification strings:

HEX code: 3C 61 70 70 6C 69 63 61 74 69 6F 6E
ASCII code: .application

List of software applications associated to the .mcl file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open mcl file, edit mcl file, convert mcl file, view mcl file, play mcl file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the mcl files.

  • Open mcl file
  • Save mcl file
  • Edit mcl file
  • Create mcl file
  • Settings mcl file

Software that open mcl file - Microsoft Media Center application shortcut

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open mcl file action.

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