What are MPEG2 files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a MPEG2 file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is a MPEG2 file?
The MPEG2 file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the MPEG2 file type for different types of data.
While we do not yet describe the MPEG2 file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.
We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about MPEG2 files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!
How to open MPEG2 files
Important: Different programs may use files with the MPEG2 file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your MPEG2 file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 23 different MPEG2 openers which you will find listed below.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of MPEG2 files. Remember, different programs may use MPEG2 files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|Any Video Converter||Verified|
|VLC Media Player||Verified|
|TS Player||User submitted|
|GU Player||User submitted|
|Ace Player||User submitted|
|Sigma media player||User submitted|
|GVOD Player||User submitted|
|1 Media Player||User submitted|
|Torrent Video Player||User submitted|
|M-Player-Video G||User submitted|
|xDark VLC Player||User submitted|
|Microsoft Application Virtualization||User submitted|
|Jaksta Media Player||User submitted|
|Easy Media Player||User submitted|
|HiDef Media Player||User submitted|
|AlexTV Media Engine||User submitted|
|HD Media Player||User submitted|
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