Open MP3 file

The most commonly used .mp3 file type: MP3 compressed audio

How to open mp3 files?

mp3 file icon Have you had trouble opening the mp3 file on your computer? What are mp3 files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is mp3 file?

mp3 file extension is best known for its use for one of the most prevalent forms of compressed audio files. The popular 'MP3s' can be played back on nearly any media player.

MP3 compressed audio description

MP3 file is a type of digital audio file that uses a form of lossy data compression.

MP3 format is one of the most common audio formats for consumer audio streaming and storage, as well as a standard of digital audio compression for the transfer and playback of music on digital audio players.

It is a popular format for both songs and ringtones playable in pretty much every device or software.

Suggested software to open mp3 file

Media Player

Windows 11 default media player.

Microsoft Windows Media Player

The default multimedia player from Microsoft Windows

Apple iTunes for Mac

Program used to organize and plays your digital music and video

Other MP3 file name extensions using the same .mp3 suffix

.mp3 - Masterpoint green points data

An mp3 file extension can be also used for simple text files that contain saved game scores from some Bridge card game by Masterpoint.

Open mp3 file with: We are sorry, there is currently no software link record to open this mp3 file type in the database.

.mp3 - TeslaCrypt 3.0 ransomware encrypted data

Files with mp3 file extension may also be found as encrypted files affected by TeslaCrypt 3.0 variant that first appeared in February 2016.

Open mp3 file with: AVG Decryptor for TeslaCrypt

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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