The File Extensions Database

.3GPP File Extension

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

What is an .3GPP file?

.3GPP is 3GPP Media File

Audio and video format developed by the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP); designed for transmitting multimedia files over the Internet; also a common format for saving cell phone videos.

3GPP files more commonly use the .3GP extension.

Programs that open 3GPP Media File
Microsoft Windows Video
CyberLink PowerDVD 17
Adobe Flash Professional CC
Apple QuickTime Player
Roxio Creator NXT Pro 6
VideoLAN VLC media player
Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate
Applian Replay Converter
Apple QuickTime Player
Adobe Flash Professional CC
Roxio Toast 17
Wondershare Video Converter Pro for Mac
VideoLAN VLC media player
VideoLAN VLC media player
Google Drive

How to solve problems with 3GPP files

  • Associate the 3GPP file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any 3GPP file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.3GPP files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the 3GPP 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 .3GPP is 3GPP Media File. Because only the current version supports the latest 3GPP file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Third Generation Partnership Project manufacturer website after an available .3GPP is 3GPP Media File update.
  • To make sure that your 3GPP file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.