Files with mpp extension can be usually found as plans (projects) made using Microsoft Project project management software program developed by Microsoft.

There is one other file type using
the MPP file extension!

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Software that open mpp file

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MPP file extension - Microsoft Project plan file

What is mpp file? How to open mpp files?

File type specification:

Microsoft Office file type icon Microsoft Office file type

mpp file icon: mpp filetype icon

File extension mpp is mainly associated with Microsoft Project, a project management software program developed and sold by Microsoft which is designed to assist project managers in developing plans, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing budgets and analyzing workloads.

MPP is the standard file format for a projects created in the program.

Project 2010/2013/2016 supports opening from and saving to the file format used by Project 2007 as well  Microsoft Project 2000-2002 and Microsoft Project 2003.

Project 2010 and newer cannot save to the Project 98 file format. However, Project 2010 and newer supports opening from the Project 98 file format.

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Updated: November 10, 2023

The default software associated to open mpp file:

Microsoft Project icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Project  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Project is a project management software program, developed and sold by Microsoft. The program is used to assist a project manager in developing a plan, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing the budget, and analyzing workloads.

Microsoft Project is distributed as stand alone applications or with some distributions of Microsoft Office suite. Project is distributed in two editions Standard and Professional.

Microsoft Office icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Office  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Office is popular productivity suite for Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Office contains a set of applications and services used to work with documents (Microsoft Word), spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel), presentations (Microsoft PowerPoint), databases (Microsoft Access) etc..

Microsoft Office can be also used to manage e-mail accounts, tasks, calendars and contacts (Microsoft Outlook). 

Seavus Project Viewer icon

Seavus Project Viewer  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Seavus DOOEL

Seavus Project Viewer is a leading viewer for MS Project (.mpp) files suitable for both home and corporate users.

Help how to open:

User Microsoft Project to work with .mpp files. Some third party applications, such as Steelray Project Viewer, RationalPlan Project Viewer, Project Viewer, MOOS Project Viewer or AmiProject can also open the *.mpp files.

How to convert:

You can use Microsoft Project or other third party application (Steelray Project Viewer, RationalPlan Project Viewer, Project Viewer, MOOS Project Viewer or AmiProject) to save or export .mpp files.

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List of software applications associated to the .mpp 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 mpp file, edit mpp file, convert mpp file, view mpp file, play mpp 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 mpp files.

Software that open mpp file - Microsoft Project plan file

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

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