.MP2 File Extension
File Type 1MPEG Layer II Compressed Audio File
What is an MP2 file?
Audio format that uses MPEG-1 Layer II compression to reduce the file size; mainly replaced by the ubiquitous .MP3 format, but is still used for digital radio and digital television broadcasts.
The standard MPEG II audio format supports 32, 44.1, and 48 kHz sampling rates and bitrates from 32 to 320 kbps/sec.
NOTE: The MP2 format does not refer to an MPEG-2 video file, which usually has an .MPG extension.
File Type 2Heroes of Might and Magic II Map File
.MP2 File Association 2
Game map file used by Heroes of Might and Magic II (HOMM2), a turn-based strategy war game; stores map data used to create the gameplay environment; includes appearance information for grass, swamps, trees, ice, mountains, etc.
MP2 files are located in the "maps" folder of your game directory.
NOTE: MP2 files are similar to .MX2 files, which contain maps for the HOMM2 game with The Price of Loyalty expansion pack.