What is a .MP12 File And How To Open It – National Instruments

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Have you downloaded a file with .mp12 extension, but you are not sure what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .mp12 file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .MP12 file?

The file extension .MP12 stands for Multisim 12 Project. This file extension belongs to the developer National Instruments. The file is a CAD software file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .mp12 file on 1 platform.

How to open a .MP12 file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .MP12 file on various operating systems.

How to open a .MP12 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .mp12 file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the National Instruments Multisim software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: National Instruments Multisim.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .MP12 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: 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 National Instruments Multisim software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .MP12 file?

If you cannot open the .MP12 file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .MP12 file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .mp13 – National Instruments, .mp14 – National Instruments, .mp2 – Moving Picture Experts Group, .mp2 – New World Computing, .mp21 – AXMEDIS. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .MP12 file with the National Instruments Multisim program on Windows.