The File Extensions Database

.3GP2 File Extension

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

What is an .3GP2 file?

.3GP2 is 3GPP Multimedia File

Multimedia video and audio file created in the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) format; developed for transmitting multimedia files over the Internet, especially on mobile devices; more commonly seen with the .3GP extension.

Programs that open 3GPP Multimedia File
Microsoft Windows Video
Apple QuickTime Player
Adobe Flash Professional CC
Apple QuickTime Player
Adobe Flash Professional CC
Eltima Elmedia Player

How to solve problems with 3GP2 files

  • Associate the 3GP2 file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any 3GP2 file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.3GP2 files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the 3GP2 file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .3GP2 is 3GPP Multimedia File. Because only the current version supports the latest 3GP2 file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Third Generation Partnership Project manufacturer website after an available .3GP2 is 3GPP Multimedia File update.
  • To make sure that your 3GP2 file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.