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.

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3GP file extension - Multimedia files for wireless networks

What is 3gp file? How to open 3gp files?

File type specification:

Digital video and movie file type icon Digital video and movie file type

3gp file icon: 3gp filetype icon

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

The default software associated to 3gp file type:

VLC media player icon

VideoLAN Project Team logo VLC media player  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  VideoLAN Project Team

VLC media player is very popular multimedia player developed for Windows, Apple Mac, Linux, Unix and various other platforms.

VLC can playback many of the video formats (AVI, MKV, OGV, WMV, ASF, MOV...) and audio formats (MP3, AAC, M4A, OGG, FLAC...) as well as support of subtitles for video. It can also be used as a streaming server and multimedia transcoder.

Apple QuickTime icon

Apple, Inc. logo Apple QuickTime  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Apple, Inc.

Apple QuickTime is multimedia framework that as able to work with various formats of digital video, picture, sound, panoramic images, and interactivity.

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Help how to open 3GP files:

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

How to convert file with extension 3GP:

Many modern video converters are able to convert *.3gp files to another format.

Find conversions from 3gp file:

3gp to 3ga

3gp to amr

3gp to avi

3gp to bik

3gp to mp3

3gp to mp4

3gp to wav

Find converter to 3gp file type:

3ga to 3gp

dash to 3gp

rem to 3gp

trec to 3gp

vdata to 3gp

vpj to 3gp

wve to 3gp

Related links:

The 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)

3GP article at Wikipedia

List of software applications associated to the .3gp file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open 3gp file, edit 3gp file, convert 3gp file, view 3gp file, play 3gp file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the 3gp files.

  • Open 3gp file
  • Save 3gp file
  • Edit 3gp file
  • Play 3gp file
  • Convert 3gp file
  • Import 3gp file
  • Export 3gp file

Software that open 3gp file - Multimedia files for wireless networks

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Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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