.MP2 File Extension
File Type 1Heroes of Might and Magic II Map File
|Developer||New World Computing|
File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.
What is an MP2 file?
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.
File Type 2MPEG Layer II Compressed Audio File
|Developer||Moving Picture Experts Group|
This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.
.MP2 File Association 2
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.