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What is M2V?

Video Format Description

M2V is a video file extension for an MPEG-2 video stream. This video only encoding cannot contain audio. In other words, an M2V file format is an MPG file with no sound.

M2V files are rarely used on their own. They are generally of use only after being multiplexed with audio data.

An M2V file format is most often utilized with files that contain either video only MPEG-2, or an MPEG-2 with both video and audio streams. It is also used with SFV Host Files that contain only video stream. Most DVD packages require M2V codecs to playback.

Programs that open an M2V file are Microsoft Windows Media Player and Real Networks Real Player with both Windows and Mac OS.