An mpg4 file extension is used for multimedia container file format that stores MPEG-4 encoded video and Advanced Audio Coding (AAC)-encoded audio content.

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MPG4 file extension - MPEG-4 video file format

What is mpg4 file? How to open mpg4 files?

File type specification:

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

mpg4 file icon: mpg4 filetype icon

The mpg4 file extension is associated with MPEG-4 multimedia file format. MPEG-4 is an International Standards Organization (ISO) specification that covers many aspects of multimedia presentation including compression, authoring and delivery.

The MPEG-4 file format, as defined by the MPEG-4 specification, contains MPEG-4 encoded video and Advanced Audio Coding (AAC)-encoded audio content.

MPG4 is a container format. As any other container format like AVI (avi), RealMedia (rm, rmvb), QuickTime (mov), MPEG (mpg, mpeg), Matroska (mkv, mka), OGM (ogm) it allows you to combine different multimedia streams (mostly audio and video) into one single file.

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The default software associated to open mpg4 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 QuickTime Player or any similar media player, you should install mp4 video codecs to decode and play files in mp4 file format.

How to convert:

Use compatible video converter to transform *.mpg4 files to other video formats.

Find conversions from mpg4 file:

mpg4 to avi

mpg4 to dvr-ms

mpg4 to m4v

mpg4 to mp3

mpg4 to mp4

mpg4 to mts

mpg4 to ts

Find converter to mpg4 file type:

264 to mpg4

avi to mpg4

dv4 to mpg4

m4v to mpg4

mpg to mpg4

mts to mpg4

tscproj to mpg4

List of software applications associated to the .mpg4 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 mpg4 file, edit mpg4 file, convert mpg4 file, view mpg4 file, play mpg4 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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 mpg4 files.

Software that open mpg4 file - MPEG-4 video file format

Programs supporting the exension mpg4 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open mpg4 file action.

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