.MPZ File Extension

Wouter van Oortmerssen
File Type:
Red Eclipse Map File

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

What is a MPZ file?

Mpz file extension has Red Eclipse Map file type, developed by Wouter van Oortmerssen, which is associated with the "game files" category.

Red Eclipse is an action video game in the first-person shooter genre based on the game engine Cube 2. This game uses map files with the .MPZ extension. They store items, terrain, weapons, spawn points, and other game level settings. These files are often used to save custom game maps. Red Eclipse develops the ideas and mechanics of Blood Frontier first-shooter video game, which also was built on the Cube 2 engine. You can load old .BGZ map files from Blood Frontier into Red Eclipse. MPZ files are saved using the GZip format. 

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

mpz file icon
Wouter van Oortmerssen
File Type:
Red Eclipse Map File
Game Files

How to open MPZ file?

Double click the mpz 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 .mpz 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 mpz 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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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 mpz 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 MPZ files

  • Windows Windows
    • Red Eclipse Red Eclipse
  • MacOS MacOS
    • Red Eclipse Red Eclipse
  • Linux Linux
    • Red Eclipse Red Eclipse

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

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