MPEGPS File Extension

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MPEG Program Stream Format

What is MPEGPS file?

MPEGPS filename suffix is mostly used for MPEG Program Stream Format files. Files with MPEGPS extension may be used by programs distributed for Linux, Mac OS, Windows platform. MPEGPS file format, along with 513 other file formats, belongs to the Video Files category. The most popular program for handling MPEGPS files is VLC media player, but users can choose among 2 different programs that support this file format. Software named VLC media player was created by VideoLAN Project Team. In order to find more detailed information on the software and MPEGPS files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support MPEGPS file extension

Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open MPEGPS files divided into 3 categories according to system platform supported. MPEGPS files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support MPEGPS file

Updated: 11/21/2020

How to open file with MPEGPS extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening MPEGPS files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with MPEGPS files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install VLC media player software

Install software to open MPEGPS file Problems with opening and working with MPEGPS files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with MPEGPS files being present on your machine. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download VLC media player and install it on your device. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support MPEGPS files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit VLC media player website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of VLC media player and update if needed

Update software that support file extension MPEGPSIf the problems with opening MPEGPS files still occur even after installing VLC media player, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of VLC media player is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of VLC media player installed, it may not support MPEGPS format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using VLC media player.

Step 3. Associate MPEG Program Stream Format files with VLC media player

If you have the latest version of VLC media player installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage MPEGPS on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Associate software with MPEGPS file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the MPEGPS with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where VLC media player is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open MPEGPS files and clicking OK.
Associate software with MPEGPS file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected MPEGPS file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select VLC media player and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with MPEGPS extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the MPEGPS for errors

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper MPEGPS file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check MPEGPS file for viruses
1. Check the MPEGPS file for viruses or malware

If the MPEGPS is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the MPEGPS file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Ensure the file with MPEGPS extension is complete and error-free

If the MPEGPS file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with MPEGPS extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the MPEG Program Stream Format file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle VLC media player

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with MPEGPS extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with MPEG Program Stream Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the MPEGPS files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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