How to Play 3GP Video on Mac QuickTime, iTunes?

3GP to Mac Converter - Convert 3GP to Mac Supported MP4 or MOV

This is my first time here and I want to ask if I can play some 3GP files on my Mac computers. These 3GP files can be played well on my mobile phones. I asked this question, because I failed to do so. If these 3GP files can not be played on my Mac is there one software to allow me to successfully play 3GP file on my Mac. Thanks for your answer.

There are many video formats created for different usage. And 3GP is just created for playback on 3G mobile phones and certain 2G and 4G phones. If you have got some 3GP files and want to play them on your Mac. Will you succeed? Well, you will definitely fail. 3GP is not natively supported by Mac default player, QuickTime. How to do that? The following will introduce two popular methods to help you to easily play your 3GP file on your Mac.

Method One: Convert 3GP to Mac QuickTime MOV or MP4

3GP format is not one of Mac QuickTime natively supported video formats, and we can use a video converter to convert the 3GP to Mac QuickTime supported video format. Avdshare Video Converter just serves for this purpose. With Avdshare Video Converter, any 3GP file can be easily converted to Mac QuickTime best supported MOV or MP4. And there is no quality loss during the 3GP to Mac QuickTime conversion process. Besides, you can also use this converter to convert FLV, MKV, AVI, WTV, WMV, AVCHD, F4V, RMVB, etc to Mac QuickTime MOV or MP4. This converter also supports to batch convert 3GP to Mac QuickTime MOV or MP4. The conversion steps are very simple and anyone who has basic computer knowledge can complete this conversion work in short time. Now check the steps on how to convert 3GP to Mac QuickTime MOV or MP4 as below.

How to Convert 3GP to Mac Video Format?

Make Preparation: Free download 3GP to Mac Converter

Free download the professional3GP to Mac Converter - Avdshare Video Converter (for Windows, for Mac), install and then launch it, the following interface will pop up.

Step 1 Import 3GP Video file

You can click the Add File button to import your 3GP file to this converter. The Drag&Drop feature also works to import your 3GP file to this converter interface. This converter also helps to batch convert many 3GP files to Mac QuickTime MOV or MP4.

Step 2 Specify QuickTime MOV as output

Here, you need to click the Profile button and choose QuickTime MOV as the output format from the General Video category.

Step 3 Complete the conversion work

Here, you need to click the Convert button to get the 3GP to Mac MOV file conversion work finished in short time.

Method Two: Install VLC Player to Mac

Another widely used method is to install a third media player to your Mac to replace Mac QuickTime to play your 3GP file. VLC Player is recommended as the most powerful 3GP player and it can flawlessly play any 3GP file. So if you install VLC Player for Mac on your Mac computer and use it to open your 3GP file, you will have no problem in playing the 3GP file on your Mac computer.