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.MPT File Extension

File TypeMicrosoft Project Template

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What is an MPT file?

An MPT file is a template created by Microsoft Project, a project management application. It contains a pre-defined structure, which may include a project timeline, tasks, and monetary budget. MPT files are used as a starting point for new .MPP projects.

More Information

To save a project as a template in Microsoft Project, follow these steps:

  1. With the project already open, click File → Export.
  2. Click Save Project as File, then choose Project Template.
  3. Name the template and click Save.

To create a project from a template in Microsoft Project, follow these steps:

  1. Click File → New.
  2. Choose the template you want to use by searching your own templates or online templates.
  3. Click Create in the preview dialog box of the template you selected.
Open and view .MPT files with File Viewer Plus.

Programs that open MPT files

Updated 4/25/2019

About MPT Files

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