.MPK File Extension

File Type:
ArcGIS Map Package

Having trouble opening .mpk extension? Don't panic! This page explains what mpk files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open mpk files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a MPK file?

Mpk file extension has ArcGIS Map Package file type, developed by ESRI, which is associated with the "gis files" category.

Associated with ArcMap, the file contains map data as well as the .MXD file. It allows users to store and share consolidated, self-contained maps. The file is only compatible with version 10 of the ArcGIS software.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

mpk file icon
File Type:
ArcGIS Map Package
GIS Files

How to open MPK file?

Double click the mpk file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .mpk extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the mpk extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the mpk file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open MPK files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the mpk file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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