What is a .MPL File And How To Open It – Sony (Simple Steps)

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Have you came across a file with the .mpl extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .mpl file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .MPL file?

The file extension .MPL is from AVCHD Playlist File.This file extension was developed by Sony. The format of this file is binary, and it is a video related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .MPL file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .MPL file on various operating systems.

How to open a .MPL file on Mac

The .mpl file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .MPL 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 Roxio Popcorn software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .MPL file?

If you are still unable to open the .MPL file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .MPL file.mpls – Blu-ray Disc Association, .mpm – Rockstar Games, .mpn – Synergenix Interactive, .mpo – CIPA, .mpp – Microsoft. 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 .MPL file with the Roxio Popcorn program on Mac.