MPS File Type

- The quick facts

What are MPS files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a MPS 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 MPS file?

MPS files have multiple uses, and MPEG-1 System Stream is one of them.

MPEG-1 System Stream

The MPEG standard specifies how audio and video data can be stored in the same data stream and the System Stream contains timing data to synchronize the video and audio.

How to open MPS files

Important: Different programs may use files with the MPS file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your MPS 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 MPS openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: May 31, 2022

All known file formats using extension .MPS

While MPEG-1 System Stream is a popular type of MPS-file, we know of 4 different uses of the .MPS extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Mathematical Programming System file

MPS is a file format for presenting and archiving linear programming (LP) and mixed-integer programming problems. It is the de-facto standard ASCII format among most of the commercial LP solvers.

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

Garmin MapSource data

This type of .MTS file contains map data for Garmin MapSource, so you can use the map when you are not connected to the internet.

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

Microsoft Pocket Streets Map

Map data for use on the old Microsoft Pocket PCs, which has been discontinued many years ago.

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

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

RealPlayerRealPlayerUser submitted
Microsoft Windows Media PlayerMicrosoft Windows Media PlayerUser submitted
RealOne PlayerRealOne PlayerUser submitted
GOM PlayerGOM PlayerUser submitted
GnumericGnumericUser submitted
RealTimesRealTimesUser submitted
MaxPayne ApplicationMaxPayne ApplicationUser submitted
PowerDVDPowerDVDUser submitted
SyncUPSyncUPUser submitted
Nero MediaHubNero MediaHubUser submitted

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