3G2 File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a 3G2 file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .3G2 files.

What is a 3G2 file?

A .3G2 file is a 3GPP2 multimedia audio/video file. Files with the .3G2 extension are multimedia files. This particular file format was developed by the 3rd Generation Partnership Project, also known as 3GPP, which is a group of seven standard development organizations.

The files with the .3g2 file extension are based on the MPEG-4 standard. The .3G2 format was created for mobile phones on CDMA networks in order to deliver and play media over high-speed wireless connections.

The .3GP format, which is similar to the .3G2 format, is what is used for cell phones on GSM networks. While most cell phones only allow for the playback of .3G2 files, some are now allowing the recording of these files as well.

How to open 3G2 files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension 3G2 for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different 3G2 openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension 3G2

While we know of one file format using the .3G2 file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .3G2 file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of 3G2 files. Remember, different programs may use 3G2 files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Final Media PlayerFinal Media PlayerUser submitted
Free File ViewerFree File ViewerUser submitted
Any Video ConverterAny Video ConverterUser submitted
WavePad Sound EditorWavePad Sound EditorUser submitted
QuickTimeQuickTimeUser submitted
VideoLAN VLC media playerVideoLAN VLC media playerUser submitted
RealPlayerRealPlayerUser submitted
KMPlayerKMPlayerUser submitted
VAFPlayerVAFPlayerUser submitted
MPC-HCMPC-HCUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with 3G2-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with 3G2-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!