There is only one file type that uses the .MPT extension:
Microsoft Project Template
An MPT file is a template created by Microsoft Project, a project management application. It contains a pre-defined structure, which may include a project timeline, tasks, and monetary budget. MPT files are used as a starting point for new .MPP projects.
To save a project as a template in Microsoft Project, follow these steps:
- With the project already open, click .
- Click , then choose .
- Name the template and click .
To create a project from a template in Microsoft Project, follow these steps:
- Click .
- Choose the template you want to use by searching your own templates or online templates.
- Click in the preview dialog box of the template you selected.
Updated: May 19, 2019