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MP2 Format

MP2/MPEG2 with the full name MPEG-1 Audio Layer II. MP2 is a common audio format which can be acceptable and played in MP2 player and other portable devices.

File Format Description

MP2/MPEG2 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 data compressionmethods which permit storage and transmission of movies using currently available storage media and transmission bandwidth.

MP2 files usually have an extension of .mp2 but sometimes .mpa is used instead. And MP2 has largely been superseded by MP3(MPEG-1 Audio Layer III) for file sharing and CD ripping, but it remains a dominant standard for audio broadcasting in Europe as part of the DAB digital radio and DVB digital television standards.

MP2 Playback Problem

MP2 is dominant used for digital radio and digital television broadcasts. However, MP2 file is not compatible with most media player and portable devices. It is better to convert MP2 to MP3 to make them compatible with consumer audio devices and home computers.

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