File Extension Library

.3GP File Extension

  • Developer by: Third Generation Partnership Project
  • Category: Video Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .3GP files and how to open them?

Can't open .3GP file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .3GP file.

What is a .3GP file extension?

.3GP file extension is created by Third Generation Partnership Project. .3GP has been classified as Video Files. The format of .3GP file is Binary.

.3GP is 3GPP Multimedia File

A 3GP file is a multimedia file saved in an audio and video container format developed by the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP). It stores video and audio streams that are transmitted between 3G mobile phones and over the Internet.

The 3GP format stores video streams as H.263 or H.264 and audio streams as AMR-WB, AMR-WB+, AMR-NB, HE-AAC v1, AAC-LC, or Enhanced aacPlus. 3GP files are commonly used by 3G mobile phones that support video capture but may also be played on select 2G and 4G phones.

List of all softwares that can open the 3GPP Multimedia File
File Viewer Plus
Microsoft Windows Video
Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate
VideoLAN VLC media player
Apple QuickTime Player
Roxio Toast 17
VideoLAN VLC media player
Eltima Elmedia Player
VideoLAN VLC media player
olimsoft OPlayer
File Viewer for Android
BIT LABS Simple MP4 Video Player
J2 Interactive MX Player

How to fix problems with .3GP files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .3GP files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .3GP file format
  2. You need to check the .3GP file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)