Programs such as Media Player Classic, K-Multimedia Player, Totem, Real Player, MPlayer, and GOM Player can also be used.
3GP files can be encoded and decoded with open source software FFmpeg.
For the storage of H.263 and AMR content 3G2 specification refers to the 3GP file format specification.
When transferred to a computer, 3GP movies can be viewed on Microsoft Windows, Apple mac OS and GNU/Linux operating systems, with MS Windows Media Player, Apple Quick Time and VLC media player.
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.