MP2 (MPEG Audio Layer 2) is a Moving Picture Experts Group audio format that comes with a .mp2 filename extension. Like MP3, MP2 is a lossy format and is mostly used for sound broadcasting. Because a limited number of audio players support MP2, it’s best to convert it to MP3, which is a universal format.
M4R is a filename extension for AAC format, which is developed by Apple Inc. It is typically used to save custom iPhone ringtones from Apple iTunes. M4R can only be created from iTunes purchased songs and is usually DRM protected. It can open on iTunes, VLC Media Player, Apple QuickTime Player, and more.