File Extension Database

Open MP3 File

File extension MP3 stands for MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3. This is the most common digital music compression format. It can be opened by large number of players including Windows Media Player which is integrated into Microsoft Windows. Not being able to open these files may indicate a serious problem.

Typical MP3 application file locations:

  • C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.exe /open "%L"
  • "C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.exe" /play "%L"
  • %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe /prefetch:6 /Open "%L"
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\QuickTime\QuickTimePlayer.exe "%1"
  • "C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe" /prefetch:6 /Play "%L"

Typical MP3 mime types:

  • audio/mpeg

Frequently used application names to open MP3 files:

  • iTunes
  • Windows Media Player
  • QuickTime

Frequently associated Windows objects:

  • iTunes.mp3
  • Microsoft.Zune.2.MP3
  • MP3File
  • QuickTime.mp3
  • WMP11.AssocFile.MP3

How Can I Open MP3 File on Windows

How Can I Open MP3 File on Mac OS

How Can I Open MP3 File on Android

If you downloaded a MP3 file on Android device you can open it by following steps below:

How to Open MP3 File on iPhone or iPad

To open MP3 File on iOS device follow steps below:

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