MPEG4 File

What are MPEG4 files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a MPEG4 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 MPEG4 file?

The MPEG4 file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the MPEG4 file type for different types of data.

While we do not yet describe the MPEG4 file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about MPEG4 files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

How to open MPEG4 files

Important: Different programs may use files with the MPEG4 file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your MPEG4 file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 30 different MPEG4 openers which you will find listed below.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of MPEG4 files. Remember, different programs may use MPEG4 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 ConverterVerified
VLC Media PlayerVLC Media PlayerVerified
Wondershare Video EditorWondershare Video EditorVerified
5KPlayer5KPlayerUser submitted
MediaPlayerLiteMediaPlayerLiteUser submitted
BaiduPlayerBaiduPlayerUser submitted
QQ PlayerQQ PlayerUser submitted
TS PlayerTS PlayerUser submitted
QQPlayerQQPlayerUser submitted
GuPlayerGuPlayerUser submitted
FreeSmithFreeSmithUser submitted
GU PlayerGU PlayerUser submitted
VideoBoxVideoBoxUser submitted
Ace PlayerAce PlayerUser submitted
Video BoxVideo BoxUser submitted
Sigma media playerSigma media playerUser submitted
GVOD PlayerGVOD PlayerUser submitted
iTube PlayeriTube PlayerUser submitted
1 Media Player1 Media PlayerUser submitted
iTudouiTudouUser submitted
Torrent Video PlayerTorrent Video PlayerUser submitted
M-Player-Video GM-Player-Video GUser submitted
Win8 DVD PlayerWin8 DVD PlayerUser submitted
KeyplayerKeyplayerUser submitted
xDark VLC PlayerxDark VLC PlayerUser submitted
Media Player LiteMedia Player LiteUser submitted
Microsoft Application VirtualizationMicrosoft Application VirtualizationUser submitted
WebPlayer9WebPlayer9User submitted
QQPlayer2.0 MiniQQPlayer2.0 MiniUser submitted
Jaksta Media PlayerJaksta Media PlayerUser submitted

Try a universal file viewer

Try a universal file viewer like Bitberry File Opener. It can open 410 different types of files - and most likely yours too. Download Bitberry File Opener here.

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