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.M2A File Extension

File TypeMPEG-1 Layer 2 Audio File

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Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is an M2A file?

Audio file that has been compressed with MPEG-1 Layer II audio compression; used primarily by video-editing programs; may be exported along with a corresponding .M2V video file; also known as an Apple MPEG-1/2 Audio file.

More Information

The MPEG-1/2 format is supported by QuickTime Player and various other media players. Most MPEG-compressed audio files now use .MP3 compression.

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Programs that open M2A files
Windows
Apple QuickTime Player
Microsoft Windows Media Player
Media Player Classic
ACD Systems ACDSee 19
VideoLAN VLC media player
Mac
Apple QuickTime Player
VideoLAN VLC media player
Linux
VideoLAN VLC media player
Updated 2/19/2010

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