.MPS File Extension

File Type:
Mathematical Programming System File

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

What is a MPS file?

Mps file extension has Mathematical Programming System file type, developed by IBM, which is associated with the "data files" category.

Generated using the Mathematical Programming System (MPS) format, the file saves parameters, using a column-based format. It stores data as ASCII text. 

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

mps file icon
File Type:
Mathematical Programming System File
Data Files

How to open MPS file?

Double click the mps 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 .mps 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 mps 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".

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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the mps 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 MPS files

  • Windows Windows
    • Gnumeric Gnumeric
    • Microsoft Notepad Microsoft Notepad
    • Other text editor Other text editor
  • MacOS MacOS
    • Apple TextEdit Apple TextEdit
    • Other text editor Other text editor
  • Linux Linux
    • Gnumeric Gnumeric
    • Vim Vim
    • GNU Emacs GNU Emacs
    • Other text editor Other text editor

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 mps file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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