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File Extension

MPE File Format

MPEG animation

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MPE is a file extension for an MPEG animation in the MPEG-1 codec. MPEG-1 was designed for coding progressive video at bit rates of about 1.5 million bits per second. The MPE format was designed specifically for Video-CD and CD-i media. MPEG-1 audio layer-3 (MP3) has also evolved from early MPEG work.

MIME type: video/mpeg


Learn more about MPG files:

Visit the MPEG web page

Andoni Oconchubhair defines MPEG standards at Search SOA.

Search for answers to MPEG-related questions at IT Knowledge Exchange. 

See our Fast Guide to CD/DVD.

This was last updated in August 2010
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