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.MPC File Extension

File Type 1Musepack Compressed Audio File

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CategoryAudio Files

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 5/1/2018

File Type 2Electronic Arts MPCh Video File

DeveloperElectronic Arts
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CategoryVideo Files

.MPC File Association 2

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 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 8/28/2020

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