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A2P file format description

Many people share .a2p files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .a2p file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .a2p files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.a2p - Adlib Tracker II Pattern File

The A2P audio files are related to AdLib Tracker 2. A2P file is an Adlib Tracker II Instrument File. AdLib Tracker II is an 18-channel FM tracker for the OPL3-chip (or compatible) generally found on the older Soundblaster soundcards from Creative Labs.

AdLib Tracker 2
Audio files
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Adlib Tracker II Pattern File related extensions:
Extended MIDI Song
MKJamz Audio File
ZynAddSubFX Master File
Fuzzac Packer Module
PxTone PtNoise Audio File
Roland MC-80 Music Sequence

Naturally, other applications may also use the .a2p file extension. Even harmful programs can create .a2p files. Be especially cautious with .a2p files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .a2p file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .a2p file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

a2l, aep, ap, ap2, aqp, awp, azp, w2p

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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