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.M2A File Extension

File TypeMPEG-1 Layer 2 Audio File

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CategoryVideo Files

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

Updated 2/19/2010

About M2A Files

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