Know How to Open 3GP File
3GP file format is well known and widely used formats of video and audio streams. It uses .3gp as a file extension for any video files. It actually stores video streams in MPEG-4 Part 2 or H.263, etc. and audio stream in AMR-NB, AMR-WB, etc. It is generally designed for multimedia capable phones. There are many mobile phones which can record and play video using 3GP formats. But many people record the files in this format but do not know how to open 3GP files on any computer system?
For their information there are many players are available to open 3GP files on computer system like VLC media player, Windows media player, FFD Show, DirectShow players, etc. All these players are capable in splitting the files in order to support the format of the container file. Decoding software is also needed to open 3GP files for audio and video streams.
VLC media player is best solution for playing many other file formats also. But it is lack in decoding AMR audio, however if the 3GP files have an AAC audio then it is able to open 3GP files. The VLC media player is easily available by downloading from the internet. After downloading, install the software then after that it is ready to run 3GP files
. Options by which you can run the files are:-
- First of all click on File menu
- Then select the option Open File
- Now, click on browse button and select the 3GP file which you want to watch
- At last click on OK button
After clicking on OK button your video files start playing. So 3GP files need simple and easy steps for playing in VLC media player.
You can also open 3GP files on DirectShow based media palyers like Windows Media Player but it need additional software to decode the video and audio file format of 3GP files. Two additional software which helps in decoding are Haali Media Splitter and FFD Show. So choose any one and install it on your system. Then you can easily open 3GP files on Windows Media Player also.
if the problem is due to corruption then you need to repair corrupted file to fix corruption issue and make it accessible once again and try to open 3gp file once again. This software is perfect for this purpose.