An mpv file extension is related to the MPEG 1 video file format used by Adobe Premiere Pro software for Windows and Apple Mac.

There are 2 other file types using
the MPV file extension!

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Software that open mpv file

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MPV file extension - MPEG 1 video

What is mpv file? How to open mpv files?

File type specification:

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

mpv file icon: mpv filetype icon

The mpv file extension is related to the Adobe Premiere Pro, a video editing tool available for Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS X (macOS) operating systems.

Adobe Premiere files that use the mpv extension typically are MPEG streams with MPEG-1 encoded video and MPEG-1 Layer II (MP2)-encoded audio.

The default file extension for MPEG 1 video files is mpg.

MIME types:

Updated: April 21, 2024

The default software associated to open mpv file:

Adobe Premiere Pro icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe Premiere Pro  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Premiere Pro is a timeline-based video editing software application and part of the Adobe Creative Suite and Creative Cloud. The latest version is Premiere CC available as part of Create Cloud. Previous version was Premiere CS6.

Adobe Premiere lets you edit faster than ever by offering industry-leading, cross-platform, native file–based workflows and GPU-accelerated filters and effects with the enhanced Adobe Mercury Playback Engine.

Adobe Creative Cloud icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe Creative Cloud  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Creative Cloud is latest member of Creative family. With this version Adobe moved from one-time fee to subscription based model, while no longer plans to offer one time purchase options like the users were used. There is either annual or monthly fee for using the whole bundle or just one program.

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Help how to open:

Use Adobe Premiere Pro to work with the *.mpv files.

How to convert:

Use Adobe Premiere Pro to export *.mpv files to other video file formats.

Find conversions from mpv file:

mpv to 264

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

Software that open mpv file - MPEG 1 video

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with mpv file by default:
Adobe Premiere Pro small icon Adobe Premiere Pro
Other suggested software:
Adobe Media Encoder small icon Adobe Media Encoder

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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