About 3GP format and 3GP Converters

By | July 17, 2009

3gp is a multimedia container format (simplifier version of the MP4), accommodating mobile phones. Most 3g capable mobile phones support recording of video in 3GP format. With evolution of ringtone industry, many sites allow visitors to download music videos from the site directly to the visitors’ mobile. By adding music of 3gp format to the site, mobile video sites open the possibility of downloading music videos and music clips to the mobile phones, without the need of further installations.

High-quality mobile videos on the persons’ mobile allow watching the artists playing, singing and dancing, which only several years ago would be impossible. Free 3gp videos give the benefit to enjoy a variety of musical styles, watch favored artists on screen directly from mobile phone.

High-quality, easy-to-download, free 3gp videos are so popular, that within few hours of upload they are downloaded thousand times. More and more 3gp videos become available on mobile video sites, such as http://www.3gpspot.com/.
3GP and 3G2 are similar standards, but with some differences:
3GPP file format was designed for GSM-based Phones and may have the filename extension .3gp, 3GPP2 file format was designed for CDMA-based Phones and may have the filename extension .3g2.
The 3GP file format stores video streams as MPEG-4 Part 2 or H.263 or MPEG-4 Part 10 (AVC/H.264), and audio streams as AMR-NB, AMR-WB, AMR-WB+, AAC-LC, HE-AAC v1 or Enhanced aacPlus (HE-AAC v2). 3GPP allowed use of AMR and H.263 codecs in the ISO base media file format (MPEG-4 Part 12), because 3GPP specified the usage of the Sample Entry and template fields in the ISO base media file format as well as defining new boxes to which codecs refer. These extensions was registered by the registration authority for code-points in ISO base media file format (“MP4 Family” files). For the storage of MPEG-4 media specific information in 3GP files, the 3GP specification refers to MP4 and the AVC file format, which are also based on the ISO base media file format. The MP4 and the AVC file format specifications described usage of MPEG-4 content in the ISO base media file format.

The 3G2 file format can store the same video streams and most of audio streams used in the 3GP file format. In addition, 3G2 stores audio streams as EVRC, EVRC-B, EVRC-WB, 13K (QCELP), SMV or VMR-WB, which was specified by 3GPP2 for use in ISO base media file format. The 3G2 specification also defined some enhancements to 3GPP Timed Text. 3G2 file format does not store Enhanced aacPlus (HE-AAC v2) and AMR-WB+ audio streams.

Some cell phones use the .mp4 extension for 3GP video.

A 3GP file is always big-endian, storing and transferring the most significant bytes first. It also contains descriptions of image sizes and bitrate.

In this new age, we do not need to depend on TV, CD players or Walkman to listen to our favorite music or watch popular videos.

These days, music lovers can have enjoyable musical experience on their mobile phones.

The new generation mobiles have latest 3gp players that play all your music and videos.

These days the 3gp videos are becoming very popular in the mobile maniacs. You can find hundreds of sites on the internet offering a variety of ringtones, music and video clips. Mobile users download different videos to their mobiles by using the ‘3GP- 3rd Generation Partnership Project’ technology. Any person can download videos to see Madonna or Britney Spears on the screen of their own mobile screen. with this new technology of 3gp, mobile users can send large amount of data using their mobiles. This technology allows users to transmit large date over cell phones that include audio, video and web data. The users can record and playback videos on their own mobile phones. The 3gp mobile videos were introduced as a new source of entertainment using mobile phones. The 3gb mobile videos are very easy to download and they have a high quality viewing.

The mobile users who have the 3GP video players in their phones are always on the lookout for new and free 3gp videos. It is said that in the near future, there will be many sources to download not only 3gp videos, but also TV shows, full-length movies, and much more to the mobile phones.

Today, the telecom companies are also providing 3GP videos to their users to download to their phones. There may be some nominal charge for this service.

Sites like www.mv3gp.com are offering a good selection of free 3GP mobile videos that you can download and play on your mobile. These videos range from songs to movie scenes and from TV ads to funny clippings. You will find some of their videos never seen before.

Free 3GP Converter Freeware is an ideal program for anyone. It enables you convert almost all kinds of video files such as rm, rmvb, divx, xvid, avi, wmv, asf, mpg, mpeg, vob, mov, qt, mp4, flv, swf, nsv to Cellphone 3gp video. Now you can enjoy the versatile movies on your cellphone wherever and whenever. Simple settings, high speed, and friendly interface. It support VIsta and Ubuntu.

3GP Converter 2008 is a powerful 3GP converter which can convert AVI , MPEG, WMV, MP4, Mov and RM videos to 3GP, MPEG, MP4 and FLV. 3GP Converter 2008 can convert all your 3gp files stored on your phone to AVI ready to be seen on your PC or viceversa, convert all your PC video to 3gp or 3gp2 ready to be transfered on your phone. You can convert all your videos to FLV ready for streaming on the internet. Version 2008 1.1 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, and bug fixes.

Freez 3GP Video Converter is a video conversion program that can convert batches of video files to 3gp 3g2 video files to be played on your mobile phone. Such as AVI to 3GP, Divx to 3GP, MPEG to 3GP, RM to 3GP, MOV to 3GP, and FLV to 3GP. This version is the first release on CNET Download.com.

Free 3GP Video Converter is a free and easy in use tool to convert video from cell phones to common PC formats like AVI and MP4 and AMV or to MP3 audio and other video back to 3GP.

Plato Video to 3GP Converter is an ideal program for anyone. It enables you convert almost all kinds of video files such as rm, divx, xvid, avi, wmv, asf, mpg, mpeg, vob, mov, qt, mp4, flv, swf, nsv to Cellphone 3gp video. Now you can enjoy the versatile movies on your cellphone wherever and whenever. Simple settings, high speed, and friendly interface.

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    Most mobiles and portable devices use 3GP as their standard format for video. Consequently should you wish to enjoy your selected videos on your own phone, you might need a tool like 3GP Audio/Video Converter o that one could watch them anywhere within your portable devices.

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