A .TRP file is a high-definition MPEG-2 transport stream format, which contains video and audio multiplexed stream using the video codec and the audio codec in the TRP containers. The TRP file adopts a standard Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB) format that is supported across a wide range of media player devices and applications, such as set-top boxes and Personal Video Recoder (PVR) devices. Further, the TRP synchronized output can be played through various video playback applications.
The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with TRP files, divided into 3 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with TRP suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
Being unable to open files with TRP extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with TRP 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.
Problems with opening and working with TRP files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with TRP files being present on your machine. This one is an easy one. Select PowerDVD or one of the recommended programs (for example, VLC media player, DVR-Studio, Nero Multimedia Suite) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading PowerDVD installed is by going to developer’s website (CyberLink Corp.) and downloading the software using provided links.
If the problems with opening TRP files still occur even after installing PowerDVD, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of PowerDVD 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 PowerDVD installed, it may not support TRP format. The latest version of PowerDVD should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.
After installing PowerDVD (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open TRP files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.
Change the default application in Windows
Change the default application in Mac OS
If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the TRP file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.
If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the TRP file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the TRP file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the TRP file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.
If you obtained the problematic TRP file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. If the TRP file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.
There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the HD Video Transport Stream file.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open TRP files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with HD Video Transport Stream files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with TRP files affecting older versions of given software.
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