MEGA File Type- The quick facts
What are MEGA files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a MEGA file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is a MEGA file?
The .mega file extension is used for a settings and configuration file format that was developed for the Megacubo software. Also known as Megacubo metafiles, these MEGA files contain metadata details that are saved in XML text format. These .mega files are found in Microsoft Windows PCs where the Megacubo program is installed.The Megacubo software allows users to view streamed TV content in their Windows computers. These MEGA files are generated by the Megacubo software whenever this program is used to view TV content streams in the user's PC. The Megacubo software can also be used to stream TV content to other PCs. This program also creates these .mega files whenever users stream TV content through their Megacubo software to other PCs.The content of these .mega files can be viewed by using the Megacubo software. Because these MEGA files are saved in XML text format, standard text editors like Notepad may also be used to view the content of these .mega files.
How to open MEGA files
Important: Different programs may use files with the MEGA file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your MEGA file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 2 different MEGA openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: September 17, 2012
Suggest another file format using extension MEGA
While we know of one file format using the .MEGA file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .MEGA file.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of MEGA files. Remember, different programs may use MEGA files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.