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What You Should Know About Videos 3Gp

Introduction

3GP videos are multimedia container format which is used for audios and video streams. 3GP is a third generation video standard which is an application to be used with 3G phones. It functions as a video storing file which is provided with a 3GP extension. As technology has progressed mankind has been bestowed with new and newer means to revolutionize their lives. This is evident in the improvements and novel gadgets that make their way into our lives and change the entire concept of lifestyle. 3G cell phones help people take videos and savor music, moving pictures and videos of their most happy moments. These videos may then be transferred to a computer with the help of a converter. 3GP videos are now used by almost everyone.

History

This file format of 3GP keeps video streams such as H.263 or Part 2 MPEG-4 and Part 10 MPEG-4 (AVC/H.264). This multimedia container format is outlined to be used with multimedia capable mobile phones. It also enables mobile phones to record and playback videos. It can also store audio files like AMR-NB, AMR WB+, AMR-WB, HE-AAC v1, AAC-LC or HE-AAC v2. 3GP videos also enable using H.263 and AMR codecs in ISO base media format. In computing terms endian or endianness means calling for individually addressable sub components within the illustration of a larger data item stored in an external memory. And a 3GP video is always a file storing big endian, which transfers the important bytes first.

Features

The 3GP videos emphasized the use of template fields and sample entry in ISO base media format. It also defined new boxes referred to by codecs. These extensions got registered by a registering authority. For storing MPEG-4 information, 3GP specification requires a MP4 and AVC format. To play 3GP videos, the user needs software which can “split files” and also decode software for the video and audio streams. The 3GP files can also be played in Windows Media Player provided it has the appropriate software. And who does not want to enjoy YouTube videos while you sit at home, this program also allows 3GP cell phone users to have access to YouTube videos by downloading them using a 3GP converter.

Tips and comments

Any video converter is capable of converting AVI, MPEG, MOV, RMVB, FLV, WMV and AVHD to 3GP for 3G smart phones. And the program is so remarkable that it does not matter that the mobile phones support 3GP format. The conversion of any supported format to MP4 or AVI for mobile phones is possible for any video converter. This program also offers the ease of having output of 3GP videos with different resolutions and bitrates, sample rate and quality. Clipping of files, cropping of borders from movies with the help of a cropping tool, customization of the file parameters and extraction of the audio from the video is all possible with the help of 3GP converter. The program can be downloaded for free from the internet in a simple process and may be availed to any subscriber.

By Maryam Cheema, published at 02/19/2012
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