An mpeg1 file extension is associated with the Multiplexed MPEG-1/2 video format.

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Software that open mpeg1 file

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MPEG1 file extension - Multiplexed MPEG-1/2 video

What is mpeg1 file? How to open mpeg1 files?

File type specification:

Digital video and movie file type icon Digital video and movie file type

The multiplex MPEG1 file contains video and audio streams into one single MPEG stream.

Files that use mpeg1 file extensions typically are MPEG-1 system streams that contain MPEG-1-encoded video and MPEG-1 Layer II (MP2)-encoded audio.

The default software associated to open mpeg1 file:

VLC media player icon

VideoLAN Project Team logoVLC media player  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
VideoLAN Project Team

Very popular multimedia player developed for Windows, Apple Mac, Linux, Unix and various other operating systems and platforms.

VLC can playback many of the video formats (AVI, MKV, OGV, WMV, ASF, MOV...) and audio formats (MP3, AAC, M4A, OGG, FLAC...) as well as support of subtitles for video. It can also be used as a streaming server and multimedia transcoder.

Help how to open:

Use VLC player to playback *.mpeg1 files.

How to convert:

Compatible tools are able to export *.mpeg1 files to other video formats.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .mpeg1 file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open mpeg1 file, edit mpeg1 file, convert mpeg1 file, view mpeg1 file, play mpeg1 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

mpeg1 file players - programs that can play mpeg1 file - Multiplexed MPEG-1/2 video

Programs supporting the exension mpeg1 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for play mpeg1 file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch devices):

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