What is a .MP1 File And How To Open It (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .mp1 extension, but you are not sure what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .mp1 file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .MP1 file?

The file extension .MP1 is from MPEG-1 Layer 1 Audio File.The file is a audio related file.

What to know

There are currently 5 software that can open the .mp1 file on 4 platforms.

How to open a .MP1 file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .MP1 file on various operating systems.

How to open a .MP1 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .mp1 file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the VideoLAN VLC media player software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use RealNetworks RealPlayer 20/20, Apple iTunes, Nullsoft Winamp and VideoLAN VLC media player software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .MP1 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the VideoLAN VLC media player software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .MP1 file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .mp1 file on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the VideoLAN VLC media player software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Apple iTunes and VideoLAN VLC media player.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .MP1 file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

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

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

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

How to open a .MP1 file on Linux

To open the .mp1 file on Linux, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the VideoLAN VLC media player software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is VideoLAN VLC media player.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .MP1 file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the VideoLAN VLC media player software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

How to open a .MP1 file on Android

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .mp1 file on Android in simple steps.

Step 1

Image 1: Locating your .MP1 file in the download folder

First of all you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 2

Image2: Unable to open the file

While trying to open the file, it won’t work.

Step 3

Image3: Open your Google Play Store

You need to locate the Google Play Store and open it.

Step 4

Image4: Search for the software and download it

To open the file, you will need to download the RealNetworks RealTimes Video Maker software. Please search for it in the Google Play Store and install it. You could also download the RealNetworks RealTimes Video Maker software. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Android.

Still cannot open the .MP1 file?

If you cannot open the .MP1 file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .MP1 file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .mp10 – National Instruments, .mp11 – National Instruments, .mp12 – National Instruments, .mp13 – National Instruments, .mp14 – National Instruments. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .MP1 file with the VideoLAN VLC media player, RealNetworks RealPlayer 20/20, Apple iTunes, Nullsoft Winamp programs on Windows, VideoLAN VLC media player, Apple iTunes programs on Mac, VideoLAN VLC media player software on Linux and RealNetworks RealTimes Video Maker software on Android.