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.MP2 File Extension

File Type 1Heroes of Might and Magic II Map File

DeveloperNew World Computing
2.9 (17 Votes)
CategoryGame Files


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.

More Information

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.

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Programs that open MP2 files
Updated 7/11/2014

File Type 2MPEG Layer II Compressed Audio File

DeveloperMoving Picture Experts Group
2.9 (14 Votes)
CategoryAudio Files


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.

More Information

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.

Programs that open MP2 files
Updated 8/31/2015

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