MPO File Type

- The quick facts

What are MPO files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a MPO 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 MPO file?

A .MPO file is a Multi-Picture Object Bitmap file.

The MPO file format was developed by the Camera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA) as a raster image format for use with digital cameras with multiple stereoscopic lenses.

These .mpo files contain two electronic images in JPG format and may also include metadata details. The .mpo file extension stands for Multi Picture Object. This file format allows two 2D images to be placed side by side in a single .mpo file to be viewed as a single 3D image.

Digital cameras with two stereoscopic lenses that use the MPO file format for its image output files include models under the Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D series. These MPO files can be opened and viewed through certain digital image viewers and editing applications.

Using an unsupported image viewer will only display one of the two JPG images in the MPO file, usually the left image.

How to open MPO files

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

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

Last updated: March 17, 2022

Suggest another file format using extension MPO

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

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Pixillion Image ConverterPixillion Image ConverterUser submitted
Final Media PlayerFinal Media PlayerUser submitted
NVIDIA 3D Vision Photo ViewerNVIDIA 3D Vision Photo ViewerUser submitted
NVIDIA Stereoscopic 3D DriverNVIDIA Stereoscopic 3D DriverUser submitted
PowerDVDPowerDVDUser submitted
Corel PaintShop ProCorel PaintShop ProUser submitted
Zoner Photo StudioZoner Photo StudioUser submitted
TriDef 3D Media PlayerTriDef 3D Media PlayerUser submitted
Ashampoo Photo CommanderAshampoo Photo CommanderUser submitted
NVIDIA GeForce 3D VisionNVIDIA GeForce 3D VisionUser submitted