.3GP File

.3gp is 3GPP Multimedia File

Key Features: .3GP File Extension

Features Description
File Extension .3gp
Format Binary
Created by Third Generation Partnership Project
Category Video

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  1. How to open:
  2. How to convert:

What is an .3GP file?

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:

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.

How to open:

Use Apple Quicktime software or RealPlayer or any other media player application with support of 3GP format.

How to convert:

Many modern video converters are able to convert *.3gp files to another format.
3GPP Multimedia File - File openers


  1. File Viewer Plus
  2. Microsoft Windows Video
  3. Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate
  4. VideoLAN VLC media player
  5. MPlayer


  1. Apple QuickTime Player
  2. Roxio Toast 17
  3. VideoLAN VLC media player
  4. MPlayer
  5. Eltima Elmedia Player


  1. VideoLAN VLC media player
  2. MPlayer


  1. olimsoft OPlayer


  1. File Viewer for Android
  2. PANDORA.TV KMPlayer
  3. BIT LABS Simple MP4 Video Player
  4. J2 Interactive MX Player

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