3GPP File - opening and understanding

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

What is a 3GPP file?

Files with the .3gpp extension are most commonly associated with 3GPP multimedia files. 3GPP stands for 3rd Generation Partnership Project. The 3GP file format was created to transmit media files between 3G cell phones using the Internet. It is used to play, record and view multimedia files on mobile phones. The 3GP file format is based on the MPEG-4 standard.

How to open 3GPP 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 3GPP for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension 3GPP

While we know of one file format using the .3GPP 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 .3GPP file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

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