The File Extensions Database

.M2P File Extension

  • Developer by: Moving Picture Experts Group
  • Category: Video Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .M2P file?

.M2P is MPEG-2 Program Stream File

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.

Programs that open MPEG-2 Program Stream File
Roxio Creator NXT Pro 6
Microsoft Windows Media Player
Media Player Classic
VideoLAN VLC media player
Elecard MPEG Player
Apple QuickTime Player
Roxio Toast 17
Squared 5 MPEG Streamclip
PentaLoop PlayerXtreme Media Player
File Type 2:

Maxthon 2 Browser Plugin File

Developer by: Maxthon 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.

Programs that open Maxthon 2 Browser Plugin File

How to solve problems with M2P files

  • Associate the M2P file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any M2P file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.M2P files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the M2P file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .M2P is MPEG-2 Program Stream File. Because only the current version supports the latest M2P file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Moving Picture Experts Group manufacturer website after an available .M2P is MPEG-2 Program Stream File update.
  • To make sure that your M2P file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.