MPW File Type

- The quick facts

What are MPW files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a MPW 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 MPW file?

MPW files have multiple uses, and Microsoft Project Workspace is one of them.

Microsoft Project Workspace

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open MPW files

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

Last updated: December 15, 2021

More file formats using the MPW extension

Through our research of MPW files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • MosASCII Project Workspace
  • WordPerfect Executive Spreadsheet

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft OfficeUser submitted
Microsoft ProjectMicrosoft ProjectUser submitted
DRA-CAD4DRA-CAD4User submitted
MapwelMapwelUser submitted
CLassic-CADCLassic-CADUser submitted
Citrix ICA ClientCitrix ICA ClientUser submitted
DesignerDesignerUser submitted
PcLigaPcLigaUser submitted
PlanWrite Business Plan Writer DeluxePlanWrite Business Plan Writer DeluxeUser submitted
CarveWright DesignerCarveWright DesignerUser submitted

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