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MP2 file format description

Many people share .mp2 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .mp2 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .mp2 files.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.mp2 - Mpeg-1 Audio Layer 2 File

The MP2 audio files are related to WinAMP. MP2 is a MPEG Audio Layer 2 compressed audio file. Like MP3, MP2 is a perceptual codec, which means that it removes information that the human auditory system will not be able to perceive.

Audio files
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Mpeg-1 Audio Layer 2 File related extensions:
WinAMP 3 Playlist
WinAMP Equalizer Preset
WinAMP IO Plugin
WinAMP Links
WinAMP Compiled Maki Script
Music Module MOD

.mp2 - Heroes of Might and Magic II Map

The MP2 game data files are related to Heroes of Might and Magic II. MP2 file is a Heroes of Might and Magic II Map. Heroes of Might and Magic II is a turn-based strategic war game, set up in a classical role-playing game Environment.

Heroes of Might and Magic II
Game Data files
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Heroes of Might and Magic II Map related extensions:
Anno 2070 Mission Data
Colin McRae Rally 2 Game Data
Microsoft Flight Simulator Plane Data
Microsoft Flight Simulator Maintenance Data
Anno 2070 Script
Left 4 Dead Game Install Script

Naturally, other applications may also use the .mp2 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .mp2 files. Be especially cautious with .mp2 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .mp2 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 .mp2 file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

hp2, jp2, lp2, m2, m2p, ml2, mp, mpe, mpq, mpw, mpz, np2, p2, pm2

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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HP Graphic Language Document
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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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