3GPP (Third Generation Partnership Project Media File)

The 3GPP Video file format

The advance technology of the Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) was created for the third generation mobile phones, with the aim to reduce file size and have a format compatible across different mobile devices. 3GPP is widely renowned in the GSM market.

Technical details of 3GPP files

The 3GPP file stores MPEG-4 part 2/H. 263/MPEG-4 part 10 (H.264) data, and the audio element as AMR AMR-NB/AMR-WB/AMR-WB+/AAC-LC/HE-AAC V1. 3GPP is a multimedia file and it is supported by the Third Generation Partnership Project for multimedia services. Apart from 3g phones it can be run on 2g and 4g phones as well.

More information about the 3GPP file format

File extension .3gpp
File category Video
Example file Download example.3gpp file (1.6 MiB)
Associated programs QuickTime Player
VLC Media Player
Windows Media Player
Useful links Get more information on 3GPP here
Developer 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)