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Details of extension .mp2

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .mp2 file?
  • Which program can create the .mp2 file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .mp2 format?
  • What can convert .mp2 files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .mp2 extension?
Mpeg-1 Audio Layer 2 File .mp2 file icon

Mpeg-1 Audio Layer 2 File

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.
Category: Audio files
Application: WinAMP
Program name: WinAMP.exe
Mime-type: audio/mpeg
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Audio Interchange File
CD Audio Track
MIDI Music
MPEG Audio Layer 3 File
Real Audio Sound
Macintosh Sound Resource
Amiga 8SVX Sound
Creative Labs Sound Blaster Sound
Windows Waveform Sound

Other types of files may also use the .mp2 file extension. If you have helpful information about .mp2 extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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The .mp2 filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

mp (35), m2p (15), p2 (7), mpw (7), lp2 (5), jp2 (4), mpz (4), mpq (4), np2 (2), m2 (2), pm2 (1)

Can't open a .mp2 file?

If you want to open a .mp2 file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .mp2 association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.mp2

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 from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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