.M2P File Extension

There are 2 file types use the .M2P file extension:

  1. MPEG-2 Program Stream File
  2. Maxthon 2 Browser Plugin File

1. MPEG-2 Program Stream File

MPEG-2 Program Stream File
  • Developer Moving Picture Experts Group
  • Popularity
    3.9 (16 votes)
  • Category Video Files
  • Format Binary

Video container format that supports MPEG-2 audio and video compression; similar to an MPEG-1 file, but also supports interlaced video and more audio channels; commonly used for streaming digital video.

NOTE: M2P files are generally used for streaming media. Standard MPEG-2 video files typically have an .MPG extension, while standard MPEG-2 audio files usually have an .MP2 extension.

Software's name License Platforms
Apple QuickTime Player Apple QuickTime Player Freeware LinuxMacWindows
Elecard MPEG Player Elecard MPEG Player Free Trial Windows
Media Player Classic Media Player Classic Open Source Windows
Microsoft Windows Media Player Microsoft Windows Media Player Bundled Windows
Pentaloop PlayerXtreme Media Player Pentaloop PlayerXtreme Media Player Freeware iOS
Roxio Creator Roxio Creator Commercial Windows
Roxio Toast Roxio Toast Commercial Mac
Squared 5 MPEG Streamclip Squared 5 MPEG Streamclip Freeware MacWindows
VideoLAN VLC media player VideoLAN VLC media player Open Source AndroidChrome OSiOSLinuxMacWindows

Updated: June 12, 2015

2. Maxthon 2 Browser Plugin File

Maxthon 2 Browser Plugin File
  • Developer Maxthon
  • Popularity
    2.7 (3 votes)
  • Category Plugin Files
  • Format Zip

Plugin installation pack for the Maxthon Web browser; includes a compressed add-on for Maxthon that provides additional features and capabilities within the program.

M2P files are essentially .ZIP files renamed with a ".m2p" extension. They can be installed by double-clicking the file or dragging the file into an open Maxthon browser window.

Software's name License Platforms
Maxthon Maxthon Free Windows

Updated: April 16, 2008

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