Open 3GP file

3GPP multimedia file

How to open 3gp files?

3gp file icon Have you had trouble opening the 3gp file on your computer? What are 3gp files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is 3gp file?

Pretty much any 3gp file you find represents multimedia content in 3GPP format. Standard extension, but there are many variants.

More information about 3gp files: 3GPP multimedia file

3GP is a multimedia file format that is primarily used on 3G mobile phones. It is a simplified version of the MP4 format and was designed to reduce the bandwidth and storage requirements in order to accommodate mobile phones. It can also be used on some 2G and 4G phones.

The 3GP file format stores video and audio streams that are transmitted between the mobile phone and the 3G network. Video streams can be encoded in H.263 or H.264 format, and audio streams can be encoded in AMR-NB, AMR-WB, AMR-WB+, AAC-LC, HE-AAC v1 or Enhanced aacPlus (HE-AAC v2) format. In addition to mobile phones, some software media players also support the playback of 3GP files.

Suggested software to open 3gp file

Media Player

Windows 11 default media player.

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 computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

We can help you to open your file

Our database contains a huge list of different file extensions, usually with detailed description and programs that can be used to open or otherwise work with that particular file type.

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