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.MP File Extension

File Type 1Maya PLE Project File

3.0 (1 Vote)
Category3D Image Files


File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

What is an MP file?

Project created with Maya Personal Learning Edition (PLE), a 3D modeling program developed for non-commercial use; similar to a .MA file, but saved in a non-commercial format with an identifying watermark.

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NOTE: MP files can be opened with Maya PLE, but cannot be opened with the commercial version of Maya.

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Programs that open MP files
Autodesk Maya PLE
Autodesk Maya PLE
Updated 3/19/2008

File Type 2LaTeX MetaPost File

2.8 (5 Votes)
CategoryVector Image Files


This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

.MP File Association 2

File used by MetaPost, a graphics-drawing language used for creating pictures in Encapsulated PostScript (.EPS) files and LaTeX documents (.TEX and .LTX files); may contain basic drawing statements or more advanced instructions for algorithmic drawing.

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The MetaPost system is often used for drawing diagrams in technical documents and academic journal papers. Since supports the automatic generation of formatted images in documents, it is commonly used for graphing data results as illustrations and figures in papers.

NOTE: MetaPost is based off of the Metafont technology, which was created by Donald Knuth.

Programs that open MP files
Updated 2/16/2011

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