3GP to MP4 - How to Convert 3GP to MP4 on Mac and Windows?

Easily Convert 3GP to MP4 to Play 3GP Files on iPhone, iPod, iPad, iTunes, iMovie, QuickTime, VLC, PS3, Xbox 360, Android, etc

Sep 6, 2014, Updated by Shirley White

Have you ever encountered following occasions:

  • I doubt if there is software to convert my blackberry 3GP videos into MP4 format so I can put them on my iPod.
  • Anyone knows a 3GP to MP4 converter. I urgently want to convert some 3GP files to MP4 format to play 3GP in PowerPoint.
  • Have searched in many forums to look for a 3GP to MP4 converter, but did not get anything associated with my question.
  • I tried to play some videos and was surprised to find it in .3gp and there was no sound in the playback when played in my laptop.
  • I want to play 3GP files on VLC, but the quality is very bad, please tell me a 3GP converter which can do this job.
  • Is it feasible to rename a .3gp file to .mp4 format? Or do I need a converter?
  • I have a video converter but it can't convert 3GP to MP4. That makes me disappointed. Where should I find one that does work?

Why Convert 3GP to MP4?

3GP (3GPP file format) based on MPEG-4 Part 12, is the simplified version of MP4, especially designed for mobile phone to record and transfer videos. When 3GP format is invented, the mobile phones are less powerful as today, so that the 3GP video is usually in low resolution, low frame rate, low quality and low bitrate. Besides, 3GP file uses AVC/H.264, MPEG-4, and H.263 for video compression and AAC, AMR for audio compression. Since many players don't support AMR audio codec, you cannot hear any sound when playing 3GP files on these players.

Compared to 3GP, MP4 (MPEG-4) is the most widely used video format today with high audio and video quality, and is supported by nearly any popular player and device, like iMovie, VLC, iPhone, iPad, etc.

All in all, it's the wisest choice to convert 3GP to MP4 for playback on most popular players and devices. The following article will introduce a step by step guide on how to convert 3GP to MP4 with ease. Furthermore, 3G2 (3GPP2 file format) for 3G CDMA2000 multimedia services, is very similar to the 3GP file format, so this article also applies to 3G2 format.

How to Convert 3GP to MP4?

Faasoft 3GP to MP4 Converter aims to offer a more versatile and professional way to convert 3GP to MP4 with fast conversion speed and high output quality. With this 3GP to MP4 Converter, you can easily batch convert 3GP to MP4 to play 3GP on iTunes, iPad/iPhone/iPod, VLC, Windows Media Player, or to add the video into PowerPoint, Movie Maker, iMovie etc.

Faasoft 3GP to MP4 Converter can also convert 3GP to almost all video formats like convert 3GP to AVI, convert 3GP to MOV, convert 3GP to WMV, MKV, ASF, DV, RM, etc. Beside as an all-in-one video converter, Faasoft 3GP to MP4 Converter also performs as an easy-to-use video to audio converter which can batch convert 3GP to MP3, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, AC3, AAC, AU, MP2, RA, etc.

If you want to beatify your 3GP files before conversion, Faasoft 3GP to MP4 Converter also can meet your need in the following aspects: trim, crop, merge several files into one, split by chapter, add subtitle/watermark/effect to your video, adjust volume/frame rate/bitrate of your video, change audio channel/sample rate, etc.

Steps on How to Convert 3GP to MP4

Free download and install this wonderful 3GP to MP4 Converter, and then simply follow three steps below to get what you want.

Step 1 Add 3GP file to the program
Click "Add File" button to add your 3GP file to the program. If you want to batch convert 3GP files, please first put them in one folder, and click "File" button to open the drop-down menu. Then select "Add Folder..." to import all the 3GP files at a clip.

Step 2 Choose "MP4 MPEG-4 Video (*.mp4)" as the output format
Click "Profile" drop-down button to choose "MP4 MPEG-4 Video (*.mp4)" from "General Video" category. You can also choose relevant output formats from other category according to your need.

Step 3 Start 3GP to MP4 Conversion
Click "Convert" button on the interface to start and finish the 3GP to MP4 conversion.

All has been done now. What a professional yet user-friendly 3GP to MP4 Converter! Worth a try, isn't it?