MPEG-4 multimedia container
Have you had trouble opening the mp4 file on your computer? What are mp4 files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.
mp4 file extension is generally associated with MPEG-4 multimedia files as per the ISO 14496-1 standard.
Nowadays it is a common format for multimedia content and compatible with a wide range of media players.
MP4, which stands for MPEG-4, is a digital multimedia container format most commonly used to store video and audio, but it can also be used to store other data such as subtitles and still images.
It allows streaming over the internet, which means it can be watched in real time as it is downloaded. It is a more advanced file format that supports multiple data types, is compatible with many different (both old and new) video players, and offers high-quality video.
Mac version of the popular VLC player
Linux version of popular VideoLAN player
One of the most popular multi-platfom multimeda player
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.
Our database contains a huge list of different file extensions, usually with detailed description and programs that can be used to open or otherwise work with that particular file type.
Every software listed in our database is verified and ve provide link to the developer or to the software own website, which should hopefuly be enough for you to download the most recent version of the program.