An m2p file extension is used for video files that contains audio and video in MPEG-2 video file format. M2P video containers are used especially for video streaming. It is also used by various DVR recorders to stored captured video from digital broadcast.

There are 2 other file types using
the M2P file extension!

m2p file icon.m2p - Maxthon plugin installation package file

m2p file icon.m2p - GROMACS Mat2PS data

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M2P file extension - MPEG-2 stream file format

What is m2p file? How to open m2p files?

File type specification:

Digital video and movie file type icon Digital video and movie file type

m2p file icon: m2p filetype icon

The m2p file extension is associated with video files stored in MPEG-2 video and audio file format. M2P video container is used for media streaming.

MPEG-2 video format is used with digital television broadcasting over the air, cable, and satellite TV. It also specifies the format of movies that are distributed on DVD digital video disks.

MPEG-2 is a standard for "the generic coding of moving pictures and associated audio information". It 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.

Standard MPEG-2 videos are stored in containers with file extension mpg, mpeg, or m2v.

The default software associated to m2p file type:

VLC media player icon

VideoLAN Project Team logo VLC media player  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  VideoLAN Project Team

VLC media player is very popular multimedia player developed for Windows, Apple Mac, Linux, Unix and various other platforms.

VLC can playback many of the video formats (AVI, MKV, OGV, WMV, ASF, MOV...) and audio formats (MP3, AAC, M4A, OGG, FLAC...) as well as support of subtitles for video. It can also be used as a streaming server and multimedia transcoder.

VLC media player for Mac icon

VideoLAN Project Team logo VLC media player for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  VideoLAN Project Team

VLC media player for Mac is popular multimedia player that supports variety of audio and video formats as well as DVDs, VCDs, and streaming protocols.

VLC media player for Linux icon

VideoLAN Project Team logo VLC media player for Linux  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
  VideoLAN Project Team

VLC media player for Linux is multimedia player that supports variety of audio and video formats (MPG, AVI, DivX, MPEG-4, FLAC, OGG, MKV etc.) as well as DVD playback, and various streaming protocols.

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Help how to open M2P files:

Use VLC Player, Media Player Classic, Windows Media Player etc. to open M2P mpeg-2 stream files.

How to convert file with extension M2P:

Use Adobe Encoder to convert M2P video streams to any other video file format.

Find conversions from m2p file:

m2p to avi

m2p to mp4

m2p to vob

Find converter to m2p file type:

m2ts to m2p

List of software applications associated to the .m2p file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open m2p file, edit m2p file, convert m2p file, view m2p file, play m2p file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the m2p files.

  • Open m2p file
  • Save m2p file
  • Edit m2p file
  • Play m2p file
  • Create m2p file
  • Import m2p file
  • Export m2p file

Software that open m2p file - MPEG-2 stream file format

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