HT3775 can't open .mpeg files on new iMac

I just transferred my .mpg files from my old microsoft computer to my imac and am unable to open the files.  I keep getting the following message: The document could not be opened.  The required codec isn't available.

Try downloading the free VLC Application and opening it with that. It is the Swiss Army Knife of codecs.

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