What is a .K3G File And How To Open It – Third Generation Partnership Project (Easy Guide)

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Have you downloaded a file with .k3g extension, but you are not sure what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .k3g file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .K3G file?

The .K3G file extension is from 3GP Mobile Phone Video File. It was developed by Third Generation Partnership Project. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a video related file.

What to know

There are currently 3 software that can open the .k3g file on 1 platform.

How to open a .K3G file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .K3G file on various operating systems.

How to open a .K3G file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .k3g file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Gretech GOM Player software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Microsoft Windows Live Movie Maker, Microsoft Windows Media Player and Gretech GOM Player.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .K3G file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Gretech GOM Player software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .K3G file?

If you are still unable to open the .K3G file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .K3G file.kag – King Arthur’s Gold, .kal – Kratos Analytical, .kap – Maptech, .kar – Karaoke MIDI File, .kar – PC-Karel. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .K3G file with the Gretech GOM Player, Microsoft Windows Live Movie Maker, Microsoft Windows Media Player programs on Windows.