Different types of file extensions are compatible with different computer programs, lots of extension files are supported by various kinds of programs. If you cannot open MPLS files from your device, it may be caused by several reasons. You haven’t got the right program on your computer that is compatible with MPLS files. MPLS file extension is usually used in the format of Blu-ray playlist. In this post, we are going to show you three methods to open MPLS files. Let’s move on and have a look.

Part 1: What is MPLS file

MPLS file extension stands for Blu-ray disc or AVCHD Playlist. Its file type and the format are shown in .MPLS or .MPL. Blu-ray disc represent high power capacity optical media and high-definition images. MPLS file is a playlist for Blu-ray disc or AVCHD, but it doesn’t include any multiple media data, so you cannot open it for playback if it has no .m2ts files that it references.


Part 2: Open MPLS file with PowerDVD

Users can use the software PowerDVD to manage MPLS files, this software was designed by CyberLink Corp., you can find detailed information of PowerDVD from its official website.

How to use PowerDVD to open MPLS file? You can follow the guidance as below:

Step 1. Download PowerDVD and finish installation on your computer

Note: If the MPLS file is still not opened, you must get MPLS files associated with the latest version of the program PowerDVD.

Step 2. Right click on MPLS file, then a menu pops up and choose Open option with the Next option

Select the option of “Choose”, then you can use More apps to get a list of available apps to open. Finally, choose the option Look for another app on your device to access to the folder in which PowerDVD has been installed. After that, click to confirm button and select Always use this app to get MPLS files opened, then click the OK button.


Check if the MPLS files is faulted or not, if the problem is still existing, maybe there is something wrong with MPLS file.

#1 Check whether MPLS file has viruses or malware infected. You can have MPLS file scanned with antivirus program.

#2 Check whether the MPLS file is corrupted. Sometimes, the MPLS files downloaded from internet may have error occurred to result in the incomplete file. You can try to download the file one more time.

#3 Check whether you have the administrative rights in your account. Some files need the access right to get access to the files. You can switch your account which has the privileges to open MPLS format.

#4 Check whether your device has the sufficient storage space to get MPLS files opened. Try to close the application that is running currently.

Part 3: Open MPLS file with WinDVD

You also can open MPLS files by using WinDVD, there are 11 multiple types of file extensions supported by WindDVD, such as AOB, BDMV, BUP, MPLS, CLPI, CUE, IFO, PLF, VOB, VRO AND WCP. You can download WinDVD program from the official website and follow the guidance of opening MPLS files with PowerDVD to perform each procedure step by step. PowerDVD and WinDVD are different programs, but they both can open MPLS files and the specific steps are similar. Therefore, you can refer to the above steps to get your MPLS file opened with WinDVD easily.


Part 4: Open MPLS file with Leawo Free Blu-ray Player

Alternatively, you also can use the third-party program to get your MPLS file opened to begin a great movie experience at home. But what is the best third-party software that you can use for opening MPLS file in an effortless way? Here we highly recommend you a powerful media player Leawo Free Blu-ray Player.

Leawo Blu-ray Player is a multi-functional and comprehensive program to offer a good solution to all media playback. It is a free media player for Blu-ray dis, DVD disc, HD video, ISO file and audio. To be a totally free app for Blu-ray disc, it not only can play Blu-ray disc for free, but also BDAV movie folder, WPL files, and ISO image files can be played without any limit, whatever the commercial version or homemade version, it is a great free program to get Blu-ray disc on Window or Mac.

In the meantime, DVD disc with regional protection can be played with Leawo Blu-ray player freely, DVD folder and ISO image also are available with this software. Furthermore, 4K/HD video can be played as well, delivering great images and high audio quality from 4K/HD screens. Additionally, 4K video can be played in the formats including MKV, MP4 and TS. 1080P video can be played in kinds of formats like HD MP4, HD MKV, HD MOV and the like. 720P video can be played in MP4, AVI, MKV and more formats.

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Now, we are going to show you a full tutorial of how to open MPLS files with Leawo Free Blu-ray Player. You can follow the instructions as below:

Step 1. Download and run Leawo Blu-ray Player on your computer

And then you can see several options on the interface of the program. You need to click on the respective buttons to get MPLS files loaded to the program for playback.

#1 Click on the button “Open File”, you can view and upload video, audio and ISO image to Blu-ray player.

#2 If you want to have Blu-ray/DVD folder played you can right click to the main interface and choose "Open > Open Folder", then press the shortcut option "Ctrl+P", or you also can click to the drop-down menu with inverted triangle sign from the upper right corner, then choose the option "File > Open Folder".

#3 If you want to have Blu-ray/DVD disc played, insert Blu-ray/DVD disc to the disc drive of your computer, then choose the name the home interface of Leawo Blu-ray player.

#4 If you want to have IFO file played, you can find IFO files from "VIDEO_TS" folder for playback.


Step 2. [Optional] Do subtitle, video and audio settings

Once you get MPLS files loaded to the software, Blu-ray player begin to play. You can move your mouse to the title area to bring out 4 icons during playback. Click on the icon “Subtitles”, you can have subtitle settings done, which include Enable (Disable) subtitles, Subtitle offset, Subtitle selecting, Browse for subtitle. Also, you can open the panel of subtitle settings via right click to the main interface, then choose “Subtitle” option to do settings.

To do video and audio settings, you can click on “Videos” or “Audio” icon from the upper left corner or have right click on the main interface, then choose the option “Video” or “Audio” to go into the respective panel of Video Settings or Audio Settings, where video or audio settings can be done during playback.



Now that you have known the tricks of how to open MPLS files, compared to the above three methods, it is obviously seen that Leawo Free Blu-ray Player is super to the other two methods. The rich features of Leawo Blu-ray Player make you have a good experience in enjoying your favourite movie with extraordinary image and sound quality. Various kinds of formats can be opened by Leawo Blu-ray Player without any limit. So why not download such a great media player to have a try and begin a great movie experience? It is worthy to get a powerful player like Leawo Free Blu-ray Player.