An mpeg2 file extension is related to the multiplexed MPEG-1/2 stream format.

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Software that open mpeg2 file

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MPEG2 file extension - Multiplexed MPEG-1/2 stream

What is mpeg2 file? How to open mpeg2 files?

File type specification:

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

The mpeg2 file extension is associated with Multiplexed MPEG-1/2 video stream format.

The multiplex MPEG2 file contains video and audio streams into one single MPEG stream. Seems to be obsolete format.

This mpeg2 file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Updated: April 21, 2024

The default software associated to open mpeg2 file:

VLC media player icon

VideoLAN Project Team logoVLC media player  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
VideoLAN Project Team

Very popular multimedia player developed for Windows, Apple Mac, Linux, Unix and various other operating systems and 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.

Help how to open:

Use compatible tools to work with mpeg2 files.

How to convert:

Compatible tools are able to export mpeg2 to other formats.

Find converter to mpeg2 file type:

wve to mpeg2

List of software applications associated to the .mpeg2 file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open mpeg2 file, edit mpeg2 file, convert mpeg2 file, view mpeg2 file, play mpeg2 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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 mpeg2 files.

mpeg2 file players - programs that can play mpeg2 file - Multiplexed MPEG-1/2 stream

Programs supporting the exension mpeg2 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for play mpeg2 file action.

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Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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