.MPC File Extension

.MPC File Extension

File Type 1

Musepack Compressed Audio File

Developer Musepack
Popularity
2.7  |  16 Votes
Category Audio Files
Format N/A

What is an MPC file?

Audio file compressed with Musepack audio compression; based on MPEG-1 Layer-2 (.MP2) algorithms, but with several improvements; not as popular as .MP3 compression, but recognized as having higher-quality sound.

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Programs that open MPC files

Updated May 1, 2018
File Type 2

Electronic Arts MPCh Video File

Developer Electronic Arts
Popularity
2.7  |  3 Votes
Category Video Files
Format N/A

What is an MPC file?

An MPC file is a video file saved in the Electronic Arts MPCh format, which is used by various PlayStation 2 games, such as FIFA 2007 and Need for Speed: Underground. It is typically used to store title and logo sequences, opening movies, and in-game cutscenes.

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MPC file open in VideoLAN VLC media player 3

MPC files are uncommon since they are only packaged with PlayStation 2 games. You will most likely only encounter them if you dump the resource files from a game onto your computer or if someone shares an MPC video with you that was dumped from a game.

NOTE: .MAD video files are also utilized in various Electronic Arts video games for PlayStation 2.

How do I open an MPC file?

You can open MPC files with VideoLAN VLC media player in Windows, macOS, or Linux. To open an MPC file, select Media → Open File... or drag and drop the MPC file onto VLC media player.

Programs that open MPC files

Updated August 28, 2020

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