MPE File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a MPE file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .MPE files.

What is a MPE file?

A .MPE file is a MPEG Video file. The .mpe file extension is most commonly associated with video files that have been encoded in the MPEG file format. This file format is a popular digital video compression format and is used to distribute movies and videos over the Internet. The .mpe file extension is sometimes used in place of the more popular .mpeg file extension.

How to open MPE files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension MPE for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different MPE openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension MPE

While we know of one file format using the .MPE 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 .MPE file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

Any Video ConverterAny Video ConverterUser submitted
VideoLAN VLC media playerVideoLAN VLC media playerUser submitted
Microsoft Windows Media PlayerMicrosoft Windows Media PlayerUser submitted
Photo GalleryPhoto GalleryUser submitted
RealPlayerRealPlayerUser submitted
GOM PlayerGOM PlayerUser submitted
KMPlayerKMPlayerUser submitted
Prism Video File ConverterPrism Video File ConverterUser submitted
VAFPlayerVAFPlayerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with MPE-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with MPE-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!