What are MPL files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a MPL 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 MPL file?
MPL files have multiple uses, and AVCHD Video Playlist is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
AVCHD Video Playlist
The AVCHD file format was created as a joint venture between the Panasonic and Sony brands. When certain Sony and Panasonic HD digital video cameras record 1080i and 720p signals using the proprietary codec technologies, the resulting video files are saved with the .mts file extension, and an associated MPL file is also created.
The MPL file created with the MTS file is used for navigating the recorded video files. It contains a list of recordings, including information about the recording date, etc.
How to open MPL files
Important: Different programs may use files with the MPL file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your MPL 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 MPL openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: March 10, 2023
All known file formats using extension .MPL
While AVCHD Video Playlist is a popular type of MPL-file, we know of 4 different uses of the .MPL file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
CrystalOffice Maple Database
We know that one MPL format is CrystalOffice Maple Database. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
We know that one MPL format is Maple Database. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
We know that one MPL format is MTropolis Archive. 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 MPL files. Remember, different programs may use MPL files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|VSO Media Player||Verified|
|K-Lite Mega Codec Pack||Verified|
|JRiver Media Center||User submitted|
|VSO Media Player_126.96.36.1997||User submitted|
|Microsoft Windows Media Player||User submitted|
|Media Center||User submitted|
|SoftCamp Secure KeyStroke||User submitted|
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