Opening M2P files

Did your computer fail to open a M2P file? We explain what M2P files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your M2P files.

What is a M2P file?

The .m2p file extension can be commonly found in files that contain video and audio data formatted in MPEG-2 type. M2P video stores data for media streaming. MP G, mpeg, and m2v are some of the other file types that are used in files formatted with MPEG-2 video and audio.

M2P file is a digital video/ movie file type that describes a combination of lossy video compression and lossy audio compression (audio data compression) methods which permit storage and transmission of movies using currently available storage media and transmission bandwidth. M2P format is frequently used by broadcasters and television companies in creating their digital television broadcasts over the air, cable, and satellite TV. It also specifies the format of movies that are distributed on DVD or digital versatile disks. MPEG-2 is a standard for the generic coding of moving pictures and associated audio information.

VLC Media Player is one of the most popular applications/ players that can work with .m2p files

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

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