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3GP file format

File extension
.3gp
File category
Description
3GP is a multimedia container format defined by the Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), played on 3G mobile phones and other phones. 3GP was first developed in 1998. This holder is usually used for cell phones, which are GSM-based (Global System for Mobile Communications). As it uses small bandwidth, and it requires less space for file for which it uses less data, so it is appropriate for mobile phones.
Technical details
3GP format is built on MPEG-14 structures. Space demand and bandwidth have lessened by 3GP to make it better for mobile phones. It is user friendly as it has flexibility for file storing, sharing, and editing. Video parts are saved as MPEG-4 Part-2, H.263, etc. Audio parts are saved as AMR-WB, AMR-WB+, AMR-NB, etc. Playstation 3 can encode audio files necessarily to share it with an external USB drive. Nintendo DSi assists 3GP files in utilizing for SD cards.
Programs
QuickTime Player
VLC Media Player
Windows Media Player
Main program
Adobe Flash Professional
Developer
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
MIME type
video/3gpp
audio/3gpp