Opening MBP files

Did your computer fail to open a MBP file? We explain what MBP files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your MBP files.

What is a MBP file?

The .mbp file extension is used for an ebook auxiliary file format that was developed by MobiPocket.Com. These MBP files are also called MobiPocket ebook auxiliary files, and these are known to contain additional user and ebook details associated to the main ebook file. These related main ebook files are stored in the PRC format, which was also created by MobiPocket.Com.

The MobiPocket Reader Desktop software uses these MBP files whenever associated PRC ebooks with additional user and ebook-related details are opened by the user. Additional user and eebook-related details that may be stored in these .mbp files are annotations, date and time stamps, author information, metadata details, etc.

It's best to leave these MBP files alone. The MobiPocket Reader Desktop software uses these .mbp files internally. This will ensure that the PRC ebooks associated to these MBP files will continue to work properly.

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

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