What are MPCPL files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a MPCPL 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 MPCPL file?

A .MPCPL file is a MediaPlayer Classic Playlist file.

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open MPCPL files

Important: Different programs may use files with the MPCPL file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your MPCPL file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different MPCPL openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: December 11, 2022

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of MPCPL files. Remember, different programs may use MPCPL files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

K-Lite Mega Codec PackK-Lite Mega Codec PackVerified
MplayerMplayerUser submitted
MPC-HCMPC-HCUser submitted
MediaPlayerLiteMediaPlayerLiteUser submitted
Haihaisoft Universal PlayerHaihaisoft Universal PlayerUser submitted
SPlayerSPlayerUser submitted
GOPlayerGOPlayerUser submitted
HUPlayerHUPlayerUser submitted
Win8 DVD PlayerWin8 DVD PlayerUser submitted
MPUI - a Windows frontend for MPlayerMPUI - a Windows frontend for MPlayerUser submitted

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