MPEG4 File Extension

MPEG-4 File Type

Extension .mpeg4
Developer Not Available
Popularity 5.0 (24 Votes)
Mime Type video/mpeg
Default Program Apple iMovie
Category Video Files
Format Binary
Updated 8/1/2022

What is a MPEG4 File Type?

MPEG4 usually has a .MP4 file extension.



MPEG4 file extension is created by Developer, also known as MPEG-4 File. MPEG4 has been classified as Video Files. This File type categories under Zip, Text, Binary and XML, however, the format of this file format has not been determined yet. You can open MPEG4 files in Apple iMovie program.

Free online MPEG4 Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .MPEG4 (MPEG-4 File) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to MPEG4, merge, split and compare the MPEG4 files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.

MPEG4 Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the MPEG-4 File .MPEG4 File Extensions while opening the .MPEG4 files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open MPEG4 Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for MPEG-4 File on your system such as Apple iMovie.
  2. Associate default Apple Apple iMovie program for *.mpeg4 (MPEG-4 File) files.

    Associate MPEG4 Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.MPEG4 (e.g example.mpeg4) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Apple Apple iMovie program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .mpeg4 files.

    Associate MPEG4 Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.MPEG4 (e.g example.mpeg4) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Apple Apple iMovie program Or other appropriate program that you want.
    3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
    4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .Apple iMovie extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

All Platform Software Programs for MPEG4 File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the MPEG4 files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open MPEG4 File on Windows

Software License Developer
Media Player Classic image. Media Player Classic 1 for Windows  Open media player classic website. Open Source Media Player Classic
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud image. RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud 16 for Windows  Open realnetworks website. Freeware RealNetworks
Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate image. Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate 7 for Windows  Open xilisoft website. Commercial Xilisoft
VideoLAN VLC media player image. VideoLAN VLC media player 3 for Windows  Open videolan website. Open Source VideoLAN
Microsoft Windows Media Player image. Microsoft Windows Media Player 12 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Bundled Microsoft

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen MPEG4 File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
Apple iMovie image. Apple iMovie 10 for MacOs  Open apple website. Commercial Apple
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud image. RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud 16 for MacOs  Open realnetworks website. Freeware RealNetworks
Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate image. Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate 7 for MacOs  Open xilisoft website. Commercial Xilisoft
VideoLAN VLC media player image. VideoLAN VLC media player 3 for MacOs  Open videolan website. Open Source VideoLAN

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen MPEG4 file on Linux

Software License Developer
VideoLAN VLC media player image. VideoLAN VLC media player 3 for Linux  Open videolan website. Open Source VideoLAN

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen MPEG4 file on Web

Software License Developer

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen MPEG4 file on iOS

Software License Developer
Apple iMovie image. Apple iMovie 10 for iOS  Open apple website. Commercial Apple
Pentaloop PlayerXtreme Media Player image. Pentaloop PlayerXtreme Media Player 5 for iOS  Open pentaloop website. Freeware Pentaloop
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud image. RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud 16 for iOS  Open realnetworks website. Freeware RealNetworks
VideoLAN VLC for iOS image. VideoLAN VLC for iOS 2 for iOS  Open videolan website. Open Source VideoLAN

Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen MPEG4 file on Android

Software License Developer
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud image. RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud 16 for Android  Open realnetworks website. Freeware RealNetworks

About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

MPEG4 file extension icon image.About MPEG4 - MPEG-4 File

FileProInfo is to help you understand about the MPEG-4 File with *.MPEG4 suffix, and provide the complete detail as how to open, edit, convert, merge, split and compare it with other related software programs, software download links and free online apps and tools.

Our professional team members at FileProInfo have been individually researched and verified the details for MPEG4. We want to be 100% accurate and publish the information about file formats, tools, apps and software programs that we have tested and validated.

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Updated 8/1/2022


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