What is a .MPCPL File And How To Open It – Media Player Classic (Easy Guide)

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Have you came across a file with the .mpcpl extension and you don’t know what it is? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .mpcpl file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .MPCPL file?

The file extension .MPCPL comes from Media Player Classic Playlist. This file extension was developed by Media Player Classic. The file is a miscellaneous file.

What to know

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

How to open a .MPCPL file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .MPCPL file on your operating system/device.

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Media Player Classic software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Media Player Classic software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .MPCPL file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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 Media Player Classic software 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 .MPCPL file?

If you are still unable to open the .MPCPL file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .MPCPL file.mpd – Microsoft, .mpd – WenSoftware, .mpdconf – The MPD Team, .mpdp – NCH Software, .mpe – MPEG Movie File. 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 .MPCPL file with the Media Player Classic program on Windows.