MP3 File Extension

MP3 Audio File Type

Extension .mp3
Developer Moving Picture Experts Group
Popularity 5.0 (84 Votes)
Mime Type audio/mpeg3
Default Program Nullsoft Winamp
Category Audio Files
Format Binary
Updated 9/1/2021

What is a MP3 File Extension?

MP3 file extension is created by Moving Picture Experts Group, also known as MP3 Audio File. MP3 has been classified as Audio 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 MP3 files in Nullsoft Winamp program.

Free MP3 File Online Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .MP3 (MP3 Audio File) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to MP3, merge, split and compare the MP3 files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.

MP3 Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the MP3 Audio File .MP3 File Extensions while opening the .MP3 files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open MP3 Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for MP3 Audio File on your system such as Nullsoft Winamp.
  2. Associate default Nullsoft Nullsoft Winamp program for *.mp3 (MP3 Audio File) files.

    Associate MP3 Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.MP3 (e.g example.mp3) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Nullsoft Nullsoft Winamp program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .mp3 files.

    Associate MP3 Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.MP3 (e.g example.mp3) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Nullsoft Nullsoft Winamp 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 .Nullsoft Winamp extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

All Platform Software Programs for MP3 File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the MP3 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 MP3 File on Windows

Software License Developer
ACD Systems ACDSee image. ACD Systems ACDSee 2019 for Windows  Open acd systems website. Commercial ACD Systems
Adobe Acrobat image. Adobe Acrobat DC 2019 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Adobe After Effects image. Adobe After Effects 2020 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Audacity image. Audacity 2.4 for Windows  Open audacity website. Open Source Audacity
Adobe Audition image. Adobe Audition CC 2019 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
FMJ-Software Awave Studio image. FMJ-Software Awave Studio 10 for Windows  Open fmj software website. Shareware FMJ-Software
Blender image. Blender 2 for Windows  Open blender website. Open Source Blender
Adobe Character Animator image. Adobe Character Animator 2019 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Clementine image. Clementine 1 for Windows  Open clementine website. Freeware Clementine
Roxio Creator image. Roxio Creator NXT PRO 5 for Windows  Open roxio website. Commercial Roxio
Adobe Dreamweaver image. Adobe Dreamweaver 2020 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Psychology Software Tools E-Prime image. Psychology Software Tools E-Prime 2 for Windows  Open psychology software tools website. Commercial Psychology Software Tools
Wondershare Filmora image. Wondershare Filmora 9 for Windows  Open wondershare website. Commercial Wondershare
Adobe Flash image. Adobe Flash CC for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Foobar2000 image. Foobar2000 1.3.19 for Windows  Open foobar2000 website. Freeware Foobar2000
Gretech GOM Player image. Gretech GOM Player 2 for Windows  Open gretech website. Freeware Gretech
Microsoft Groove Music image. Microsoft Groove Music 1 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Bundled Microsoft
Myriad Harmony Assistant image. Myriad Harmony Assistant 9 for Windows  Open myriad website. Freeware Myriad
IrfanView image. IrfanView 4 for Windows  Open irfanview website. Freeware IrfanView
Apple iTunes image. Apple iTunes 12 for Windows  Open apple website. Freeware Apple
Samsung Kies image. Samsung Kies 3 for Windows  Open samsung website. Freeware Samsung
XBMC Foundation Kodi image. XBMC Foundation Kodi 14 for Windows  Open xbmc foundation website. Open Source XBMC Foundation
JRiver Media Center image. JRiver Media Center 19 for Windows  Open jriver website. Freeware JRiver
CyberLink Media Suite image. CyberLink Media Suite 16 ULTIMATE for Windows  Open cyberlink website. Commercial CyberLink
Myriad Melody Assistant image. Myriad Melody Assistant 7 for Windows  Open myriad website. Shareware Myriad
MAGIX Movie Edit Pro image. MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 2020 for Windows  Open magix website. Commercial MAGIX
MAGIX Music Maker image. MAGIX Music Maker 2020 for Windows  Open magix website. Commercial MAGIX
NCH Software NCH Switch image. NCH Software NCH Switch 4 for Windows  Open nch software website. Commercial NCH Software
Nero image. Nero 2019 for Windows  Open nero website. Commercial Nero
Audials One image. Audials One 2018 for Windows  Open audials website. Commercial Audials
Olivier Lapicque OpenMPT image. Olivier Lapicque OpenMPT 1 for Windows  Open olivier lapicque website. Open Source Olivier Lapicque
Nokia PC Suite image. Nokia PC Suite 7 for Windows  Open nokia website. Freeware Nokia
MAGIX Photostory Deluxe image. MAGIX Photostory Deluxe 2016 for Windows  Open magix website. Commercial MAGIX
Corel Pinnacle Studio image. Corel Pinnacle Studio 24 for Windows  Open corel website. Commercial Corel
CyberLink PowerDirector image. CyberLink PowerDirector 365 for Windows  Open cyberlink website. Commercial CyberLink
CyberLink PowerDVD image. CyberLink PowerDVD 20 for Windows  Open cyberlink website. Commercial CyberLink
PowerISO image. PowerISO 6 for Windows  Open poweriso website. Commercial PowerISO
Microsoft PowerPoint image. Microsoft PowerPoint 365 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
CyberLink PowerProducer image. CyberLink PowerProducer 6 for Windows  Open cyberlink website. Commercial CyberLink
Renewed Vision ProPresenter image. Renewed Vision ProPresenter 6 for Windows  Open renewed vision website. Commercial Renewed Vision
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud image. RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud 16 for Windows  Open realnetworks website. Freeware RealNetworks
ShedWorx Smart Converter image. ShedWorx Smart Converter 2 for Windows  Open shedworx website. Commercial ShedWorx
Jens Monig Snap! image. Jens Monig Snap! 3 for Windows  Open jens monig website. Open Source Jens Monig
Cakewalk SONAR image. Cakewalk SONAR X3 for Windows  Open cakewalk website. Commercial Cakewalk
ChordWizard Songtrix image. ChordWizard Songtrix 4 for Windows  Open chordwizard website. Commercial ChordWizard
MAGIX Sound Forge Pro image. MAGIX Sound Forge Pro 13 for Windows  Open magix website. Commercial MAGIX
SoX image. SoX 14 for Windows  Open sox website. Open Source SoX
Steinberg SpectraLayers Pro image. Steinberg SpectraLayers Pro 6 for Windows  Open steinberg website. Commercial Steinberg
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe image. Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 2010 for Windows  Open smith micro website. Commercial Smith Micro
Synfig Studio Development Team Synfig Studio image. Synfig Studio Development Team Synfig Studio 1 for Windows  Open synfig studio development team website. Open Source Synfig Studio Development Team
MAGIX VEGAS image. MAGIX VEGAS 16 for Windows  Open magix website. Commercial MAGIX
Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate image. Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate 7 for Windows  Open xilisoft website. Commercial Xilisoft
Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate image. Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate 9 for Windows  Open aiseesoft website. Commercial Aiseesoft
MAGIX Video Pro X image. MAGIX Video Pro X 8 for Windows  Open magix website. Commercial MAGIX
Corel VideoStudio image. Corel VideoStudio 2020 for Windows  Open corel website. Commercial Corel
VideoLAN VLC media player image. VideoLAN VLC media player 3 for Windows  Open videolan website. Open Source VideoLAN
Nullsoft Winamp image. Nullsoft Winamp 5 for Windows  Open nullsoft website. Freeware Nullsoft
Microsoft Windows Media Player image. Microsoft Windows Media Player 12 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Bundled Microsoft

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen MP3 File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
Adobe Acrobat image. Adobe Acrobat DC 2019 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Adobe After Effects image. Adobe After Effects 2020 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Audacity image. Audacity 2.4 for MacOs  Open audacity website. Open Source Audacity
Adobe Audition image. Adobe Audition CC 2019 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Blender image. Blender 2 for MacOs  Open blender website. Open Source Blender
Adobe Character Animator image. Adobe Character Animator 2019 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Clementine image. Clementine 1 for MacOs  Open clementine website. Freeware Clementine
Cog image. Cog 0.07 for MacOs  Open cog website. Open Source Cog
Adobe Dreamweaver image. Adobe Dreamweaver 2020 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Google Drive image. Google Drive 2020 for MacOs  Open google website. Freeware Google
Eltima Elmedia Player image. Eltima Elmedia Player 6 for MacOs  Open eltima website. Freeware Eltima
Wondershare Filmora image. Wondershare Filmora 9 for MacOs  Open wondershare website. Commercial Wondershare
Apple Final Cut Pro image. Apple Final Cut Pro X for MacOs  Open apple website. Commercial Apple
Adobe Flash image. Adobe Flash CC for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Blackmagic Design Fusion for Mac image. Blackmagic Design Fusion for Mac 8 for MacOs  Open blackmagic design website. Commercial Blackmagic Design
Myriad Harmony Assistant image. Myriad Harmony Assistant 9 for MacOs  Open myriad website. Freeware Myriad
Tumult Hype image. Tumult Hype 4 for MacOs  Open tumult website. Commercial Tumult
Apple iTunes image. Apple iTunes 12 for MacOs  Open apple website. Freeware Apple
Samsung Kies image. Samsung Kies 3 for MacOs  Open samsung website. Freeware Samsung
XBMC Foundation Kodi image. XBMC Foundation Kodi 14 for MacOs  Open xbmc foundation website. Open Source XBMC Foundation
Apple Logic Pro image. Apple Logic Pro X for MacOs  Open apple website. Commercial Apple
Macgo Mac Media Player image. Macgo Mac Media Player 2 for MacOs  Open macgo website. Freeware Macgo
JRiver Media Center image. JRiver Media Center 19 for MacOs  Open jriver website. Freeware JRiver
Myriad Melody Assistant image. Myriad Melody Assistant 7 for MacOs  Open myriad website. Shareware Myriad
NCH Software NCH Switch image. NCH Software NCH Switch 4 for MacOs  Open nch software website. Commercial NCH Software
Nokia PC Suite image. Nokia PC Suite 7 for MacOs  Open nokia website. Freeware Nokia
CyberLink PowerDirector image. CyberLink PowerDirector 365 for MacOs  Open cyberlink website. Commercial CyberLink
Microsoft PowerPoint image. Microsoft PowerPoint 365 for MacOs  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
Microsoft PowerPoint for Mac image. Microsoft PowerPoint for Mac 2019 for MacOs  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
Renewed Vision ProPresenter image. Renewed Vision ProPresenter 6 for MacOs  Open renewed vision website. Commercial Renewed Vision
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud image. RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud 16 for MacOs  Open realnetworks website. Freeware RealNetworks
ShedWorx Smart Converter image. ShedWorx Smart Converter 2 for MacOs  Open shedworx website. Commercial ShedWorx
Jens Monig Snap! image. Jens Monig Snap! 3 for MacOs  Open jens monig website. Open Source Jens Monig
SoX image. SoX 14 for MacOs  Open sox website. Open Source SoX
Steinberg SpectraLayers Pro image. Steinberg SpectraLayers Pro 6 for MacOs  Open steinberg website. Commercial Steinberg
Smith Micro Stuffit Deluxe Mac image. Smith Micro Stuffit Deluxe Mac 16 for MacOs  Open smith micro website. Commercial Smith Micro
Synfig Studio Development Team Synfig Studio image. Synfig Studio Development Team Synfig Studio 1 for MacOs  Open synfig studio development team website. Open Source Synfig Studio Development Team
Roxio Toast image. Roxio Toast 18 for MacOs  Open roxio website. Commercial Roxio
Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate image. Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate 7 for MacOs  Open xilisoft website. Commercial Xilisoft
Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate for Mac image. Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate for Mac 9 for MacOs  Open aiseesoft website. Commercial Aiseesoft
VideoLAN VLC media player image. VideoLAN VLC media player 3 for MacOs  Open videolan website. Open Source VideoLAN
Nullsoft Winamp image. Nullsoft Winamp 5 for MacOs  Open nullsoft website. Freeware Nullsoft

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen MP3 file on Linux

Software License Developer
Adobe Acrobat image. Adobe Acrobat DC 2019 for Linux  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Audacity image. Audacity 2.4 for Linux  Open audacity website. Open Source Audacity
Blender image. Blender 2 for Linux  Open blender website. Open Source Blender
Clementine image. Clementine 1 for Linux  Open clementine website. Freeware Clementine
Myriad Harmony Assistant image. Myriad Harmony Assistant 9 for Linux  Open myriad website. Freeware Myriad
XBMC Foundation Kodi image. XBMC Foundation Kodi 14 for Linux  Open xbmc foundation website. Open Source XBMC Foundation
Myriad Melody Assistant image. Myriad Melody Assistant 7 for Linux  Open myriad website. Shareware Myriad
Jens Monig Snap! image. Jens Monig Snap! 3 for Linux  Open jens monig website. Open Source Jens Monig
SoX image. SoX 14 for Linux  Open sox website. Open Source SoX
Synfig Studio Development Team Synfig Studio image. Synfig Studio Development Team Synfig Studio 1 for Linux  Open synfig studio development team website. Open Source Synfig Studio Development Team
VideoLAN VLC media player image. VideoLAN VLC media player 3 for Linux  Open videolan website. Open Source VideoLAN
XMMS image. XMMS 1 for Linux  Open xmms website. Open Source XMMS

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen MP3 file on Web

Software License Developer
Google Drive image. Google Drive 2020 for Web  Open google website. Freeware Google

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen MP3 file on iOS

Software License Developer
Apple Music image. Apple Music 000 for iOS  Open apple music website. Included with OS Apple Music
Apple Music image. Apple Music 000 for iOS  Open apple music website. Included with OS Apple Music
GoodiWare Good.iWare GoodReader for iOS image. GoodiWare Good.iWare GoodReader for iOS 4 for iOS  Open goodiware website. Commercial GoodiWare
olimsoft OPlayer image. olimsoft OPlayer 2 for iOS  Open olimsoft website. Commercial olimsoft
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 MP3 file on Android

Software License Developer
XBMC Foundation Kodi for Android image. XBMC Foundation Kodi for Android 16 for Android  Open xbmc foundation website. Open Source XBMC Foundation
antvplayer Media Converter image. antvplayer Media Converter 0.8 for Android  Open antvplayer website. Freeware antvplayer
CyberLink PowerDirector image. CyberLink PowerDirector 365 for Android  Open cyberlink website. Commercial CyberLink
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.

MP3 file extension icon image.About MP3 - MP3 Audio File

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Updated 9/1/2021


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