.MPT File Extension

There is only one file type that uses the .MPT extension:

Microsoft Project Template

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:

  1. With the project already open, click File → Export.
  2. Click Save Project as File, then choose Project Template.
  3. Name the template and click Save.

To create a project from a template in Microsoft Project, follow these steps:

  1. Click File → New.
  2. Choose the template you want to use by searching your own templates or online templates.
  3. Click Create in the preview dialog box of the template you selected.
Software's name License Platforms
File Viewer Plus File Viewer Plus Free Trial Windows
Housatonic Project Viewer Housatonic Project Viewer Free Trial Windows
Microsoft Project 365 Microsoft Project 365 Free Trial Windows
MOOS Project Viewer MOOS Project Viewer Free Trial LinuxMacWindows
MPXJ MPXJ Free LinuxMacWindows

Updated: May 19, 2019

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