The File Extensions Database

.K3G File Extension

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

What is an .K3G file?

.K3G is 3GP Mobile Phone Video File

Video file created in the 3GPP format but uses an extension that is much less common than the .3GP extension; stores video in a compact format that is suitable for Internet transfer and playback on mobile devices.

Programs that open 3GP Mobile Phone Video File
Microsoft Windows Live Movie Maker
Microsoft Windows Media Player

How to solve problems with K3G files

  • Associate the K3G file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any K3G file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.K3G files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the K3G 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 .K3G is 3GP Mobile Phone Video File. Because only the current version supports the latest K3G file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Third Generation Partnership Project manufacturer website after an available .K3G is 3GP Mobile Phone Video File update.
  • To make sure that your K3G file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.