.MP2 File Extension

There are 2 file types use the .MP2 file extension:

  1. Heroes of Might and Magic II Map File
  2. MPEG Layer II Compressed Audio File

1. Heroes of Might and Magic II Map File

Heroes of Might and Magic II Map File
  • Developer New World Computing
  • Popularity
    3.2 (18 votes)
  • Category Game Files
  • Format N/A

Game map file used by Heroes of Might and Magic II (HOMM2), a turn-based strategy war game; stores map data used to create the gameplay environment; includes appearance information for grass, swamps, trees, ice, mountains, etc.

MP2 files are located in the "maps" folder of your game directory.

NOTE: MP2 files are similar to .MX2 files, which contain maps for the HOMM2 game with The Price of Loyalty expansion pack.

Software's name License Platforms
Ubisoft Heroes of Might and Magic II Ubisoft Heroes of Might and Magic II Paid Windows

Updated: November 11, 2014

2. MPEG Layer II Compressed Audio File

MPEG Layer II Compressed Audio File
  • Developer Moving Picture Experts Group
  • Popularity
    2.6 (84 votes)
  • Category Audio Files
  • Format Binary

Audio format that uses MPEG-1 Layer II compression to reduce the file size; mainly replaced by the ubiquitous .MP3 format, but is still used for digital radio and digital television broadcasts.

The standard MPEG II audio format supports 32, 44.1, and 48 kHz sampling rates and bitrates from 32 to 320 kbps/sec.

NOTE: The MP2 format does not refer to an MPEG-2 video file, which usually has an .MPG extension.

Updated: May 8, 2015

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