What are MPC files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a MPC 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 MPC file?
MPC files have multiple uses, and Musepack Encoded Audio is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
Musepack Encoded Audio
These files are audio files created with the Musepack software application. MPC files contain compressed audio files. The MPC file format is based on an improved variation of the MPEG-1 Layer-2 algorithm.
While MPC files are not as popular as MP3 files, they have a better sound quality than what MP3 files provide, even though the file size is smaller.
How to open MPC files
We have identified five MPC openers that are compatible with this specific type of MPC file.
Programs that open Musepack Encoded Audio files
Last updated: December 21, 2022
All known file formats using extension .MPC
While Musepack Encoded Audio is a popular type of MPC-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .MPC file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
Electronic Arts MPC Video
We know that one MPC format is Electronic Arts MPC Video. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
MPC opener for Windows
We have identified one MPC opener that is compatible with this specific type of MPC file.
More file formats using the MPC extension
Through our research of MPC files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.
- Magick Persistent Cache Bitmap
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of MPC files. Remember, different programs may use MPC files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
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