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3GP file: How can I open a .3GP file?

The table below provides useful information about the .3gp file extension. It answers questions such as:

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✅ 3GP Video File

3GP Video File .3gp file icon
The 3GP file is a 3GP Video. 3GP is a video format specially developed for third generation mobile devices. It is based on the MP4 file format.
Category: Video files
Application: QuickTime Player
Mime-type: video/3gp
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
3GP aliases:
3g, 3gpp, 3pg
3GP related links:
3GP related extensions:
Microsoft Video for Windows Movie

Mpeg Video

Multimedia Viewer Book

Mpeg-4 Video Container

Advanced Systems Format Media

Digital Video

⚠ Be careful with .3gp files.

It's important to know that the .3gp file extension can be used by various programs, not just the ones you expect. This includes potentially harmful software or malware that might create .3gp files. Be cautious when dealing with .3gp files from unknown sources.

🔄 .3gp converters

The following softwares are capable of converting .3gp files to other formats:

FFmpeg, SUPER Media Converter

For example, using the softwares above, a .3gp file can be converted into one of the following formats:

mpg, wmv, avi, flv, webm, m4v, ogg, mp4

🚫 The .3gp file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

3g, 3p, 3pg, egp, g3p, gp, rgp, wgp

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Gofer Project

RealArcade Game Package

Advent 3B2 Document Preferences

Wild Board Games Data

3D Digital Gallery Data

Easy Grade Pro Gradebook

🔴 Can't open a .3gp file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .3gp file

It means that the operating system does not have a default app associated with the .3gp file type. To resolve this issue and open the file, you can take the following steps:

If you don't know how to change the default app for the .3gp file, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. The extension of a file serves as a hint to the operating system and various software programs about the type of data contained within the file. When you alter a file's extension, you essentially modify how software applications interpret and handle that file. Every file has a specific format, also known as its file type or file format. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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