Open 3gp file

3gp file icon Did your computer fail to open 3gp file? We explain what 3gp files are and recommend software that we know can open your 3gp files.

What is 3gp file?

A 3gp file extension is related to the multimedia file format developed for wireless networks (3GPP networks) based on MPEG-4 standard. A 3gp file contains multimedia data.

3gp file description

The 3gp file extension is used for multimedia files for wireless networks. 3GP video file format is common used on mobile phones. 3GPP is based on the MPEG-4 standard which was derived from Apple's QuickTime. QuickTime and above 6.5 includes support for key components of the 3GPP specifications.

3GPP and 3GPP2 are the worldwide standards for the creation, delivery and playback of multimedia over 3rd generation, high-speed wireless networks. Defined by the 3rd Generation Partnership Project and 3rd Generation Partnership Project 2 respectively, these standards seek to provide uniform delivery of rich multimedia over newly evolved, broadband mobile networks (3rd generation networks) to the latest multimedia-enabled wireless devices.

MIME types:
audio/3gpp
video/3gpp

Software that will open 3gp file

VLC media player

One of the most popular multi-platfom multimeda player


What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the file name, so for example filename.mp3 has file extension „mp3“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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