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.MP2V File Extension

File TypeMPEG-2 Video File

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CategoryVideo Files


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

What is an MP2V file?

Video file encoded with the MPEG-2 compression algorithm; contains video data that is compressed in a lossy format to save disk space; can be viewed with most video players.

More Information

Most MPEG-2 video files use the standard .MPG extension. The ".mp2v" extension is simply a more specific extension that indicates the video data has been compressed with MPEG-2, rather than MPEG-1 compression.

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Programs that open MP2V files
Media Player Classic
Microsoft Windows Media Player
Microsoft Windows Movie Maker
Apple QuickTime Player
VideoLAN VLC media player
Roxio Creator NXT Pro 5
Apple QuickTime Player
VideoLAN VLC media player
Roxio Popcorn
VideoLAN VLC media player
Updated 3/26/2010

About the file extension mp2v

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