What is a .3GA File And How To Open It – 3GPP (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .3ga extension and you don’t know what it is? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .3ga file extension and how to open it.

What is a .3GA file?

The file extension .3GA stands for 3GPP Audio File. The developer of this file extension is 3GPP. The format of this file is binary, and it is a audio related file.

What to know

There are currently 3 software that can open the .3ga file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .3GA file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .3GA file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .3GA file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .3ga file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the FFmpeg software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Apple QuickTime Player, VideoLAN VLC media player and FFmpeg.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .3GA file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the FFmpeg software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .3GA file on Mac

The .3ga file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the FFmpeg software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Apple QuickTime Player, VideoLAN VLC media player and FFmpeg software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .3GA file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the FFmpeg software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .3GA file on Linux

The .3ga file can be opened in 4 steps on Linux.

1. In the first step you need to download the FFmpeg software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use VideoLAN VLC media player and FFmpeg software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .3GA file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the FFmpeg software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .3GA file?

If you are still unable to open the .3GA file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .3GA file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .3gp – Third Generation Partnership Project, .3gp2 – Third Generation Partnership Project, .3gpa – Third Generation Partnership Project, .3gpp – Third Generation Partnership Project, .3gpp2 – 3GPP2. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .3GA file with the FFmpeg, Apple QuickTime Player, VideoLAN VLC media player programs on Windows, FFmpeg, Apple QuickTime Player, VideoLAN VLC media player programs on Mac and FFmpeg, VideoLAN VLC media player software on Linux.