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What are MPK files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a MPK file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your MPK files.

What is a MPK file?

MPK files have multiple uses, and ArcGIS Map Package is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

ArcGIS Map Package File

Esri's .MPK ArcGIS Map Package files are a specialized file format that packages and shares GIS data, including maps, layers, and metadata. This format allows users to easily share and distribute GIS data while ensuring the integrity of the information and preserving its formatting.

Using.MPK files offers the convenience of seamlessly transferring data between different ArcGIS platforms such as ArcMap and ArcGIS Pro. Furthermore, MPK files provide support for both vector and raster data, thus making them a valuable tool in GIS analysis.

When an MPK file is created, users can utilize a variety of components such as map layers, associated files, and metadata. This means recipients of the .MPK file will have access to all the information they need for their project in one place, rather than piecing it together from multiple sources.

How to open MPK files

We have identified one MPK opener that is compatible with this specific type of MPK file.

Programs that open ArcGIS Map Package files


Last updated: December 22, 2023

All known file formats using extension .MPK

While ArcGIS Map Package File is a popular type of MPK-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .MPK file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

MSX Music Player K-kaz Song

We know that one MPK format is MSX Music Player K-kaz Song. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

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

Project64 Memory Pack

We know that one MPK format is Project64 Memory Pack. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of MPK files. Remember, different programs may use MPK 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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