What is a .MP File And How To Open It (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .mp extension and you don’t know what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. In this article we will explain what .mp file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .MP file?

The file extension .MP comes from LaTeX MetaPost File. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a vector related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .mp file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .MP file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .MP file on various operating systems.

How to open a .MP file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

There are 4 simple steps to open the .mp file on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the Texmaker software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .MP file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Texmaker software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .MP file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .mp file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Texmaker software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .MP file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Texmaker software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .MP file on Linux

To open the .mp file on Linux, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Texmaker software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .MP file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Texmaker software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .MP file?

If you are still unable to open the .MP file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .MP file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .mp – Autodesk. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .MP file with the Texmaker program on Windows, Texmaker program on Mac and Texmaker software on Linux.