If you constantly watch videos on your smartphone, then you might already know what 3GP files are. If not, 3GP is a video file format quite similar to the popular MP4, but it was designed for video playback on 3G mobile phones, as it applies AMR (adaptive multi rate) as an audio codec, a technology used by mobile phones for transmitting calls. MPEG, short for Moving Picture Experts Group, is not an actual media format, but a collection of audio and video compression standards. Among the popular formats compressed with MPEG standards are MP3, MPG, MP4, or VOB.
Converting MPEG video files to 3GP format can be quite an efficient way you can transfer your favorite video files to your 3G mobile phone so that you can watch them whenever and wherever you want.
To demonstrate the conversion process, I will be using 3GP Converter 6.6 (Freeware) by MovieToolbox, because it is a free tool that is pretty popular among users that seek a simple and fast way to turn their MPEG videos into 3GP files.
You will need to download the following software to keep up with this tutorial.
Here are the three easy steps for converting MPEG files into 3GP videos
Add the MPEG video file. (click on the "Open" button).
Select the desired output location.
Click on "Convert" to start the process.
a. Change the quality of the output by selecting it from the drop-down menu.
b. Change the frame rate, video and audio bitrate as well as the video resolution by providing the desired values.
After the conversion process is complete, you will be able to find the converted 3GP video file in the location selected in Step 2. Actually, there's nothing else that can be said about turning MPEG videos into 3GP files with 3GP Converter 6.6 (Freeware). This application keeps the job very simple, as you won't have to deal with any menus or settings. If you are looking for more advanced programs to help you with the conversion, then check the tools found in the related programs list.
- Very easy to use
- Fast conversion speed
- Dull interface
- Lack of settings
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