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.3GP File Extension

File Type3GPP Multimedia File

DeveloperThird Generation Partnership Project
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CategoryVideo Files


This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is a 3GP 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.

More Information

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.

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Programs that open 3GP files
File Viewer Plus
Microsoft Windows Video
Microsoft Groove Music
Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate
VideoLAN VLC media player
Apple QuickTime Player
Roxio Toast 15
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
Updated 7/26/2016

.3GP Extension Information

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