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.MP2 File Extension

File Type 1MPEG Layer II Compressed Audio File

DeveloperMoving Picture Experts Group
2.4 (8 Votes)
CategoryAudio Files


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

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.

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.

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Programs that open MP2 files
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Apple iTunes
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud
Microsoft Windows Media Player
Nullsoft Winamp
VideoLAN VLC media player
PeonySoft MP2 Converter
Adobe Audition CC 2017
Apple iTunes
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud
VideoLAN VLC media player
Adobe Audition CC 2017
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud
VideoLAN VLC media player
Updated 8/31/2015

File Type 2Heroes of Might and Magic II Map File

DeveloperNew World Computing
2.3 (6 Votes)
CategoryGame Files


File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

.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.

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.

Programs that open MP2 files
Updated 7/11/2014

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