What does MP3 mean in File Extensions?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand MP3 in the Computing field in general and in the File Extensions terminology in particular.

MPEG Layer-3 sound file

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What does MP3 mean?

the file extension for MPEG Audio Layer-3, a set of standards for compressing and downloading audio files from the Internet. Compare MPEG.

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