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MP4 to 3GP

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Information about MP4
File extension
mp4
File category
Video
Stands for
MPEG-4 Video stream
Developer
Moving Picture Experts Group
Overview
It stores multimedia data. It is commonly used by manufacturers (those produce mobile products) as well as by Apple for audio, video and still images. It offers higher flexibility and is compatible with both audio and video files. The Format provided by these files i.e MPEG-4 is commonly used online for streaming the videos. Any Movie, video or Audio file can be easily downloaded or streamed online with this extension which can be free or chargeable as well, such as downloading from iTunes. The payment can be made using credit or debit cards. These files may also include audio books, photos, podcasts, songs, movies, not making them limited to just audios and videos. This format has become more common as they are being used in iPod and PlayStation Portable(PSP). Commonly portable media players are advertised as “MP4 players” although they are capable of playing other media format as well like ‘AMV format'.
Technical description
MPEG-4 files are officially named under extension .mp4 and this is the only official extension for MPEG-4 PART-14 formats. These files were introduced in 2001 under the standards of ISO/IEX 14496-1:2001. It runs on AAC encoding which restricts the users from copying the data of the files. The data embedding can be done on these files using any private stream. For instance, hint tracks to add the streaming information into the file. These files are similar to most of the modern containers containing data information which allows internet streaming.
Links
wikipedia.org
Information about 3GP
File extension
3gp
File category
Video
Stands for
Also termed as 3GPP file format
Developer
3rd Generation Partnership Project(3GPP)
Overview
3GP file format is compatible with all the 3G cell phones but it can also be used in some 2G and 4G phones with certain limitations. It is a multimedia container which enables various multiple streams to be embedded into a solo file. It is used both for video and audio files. This format gives an opportunity to the user to edit, modify and transfer files on mobile devices. This aforesaid facility is available online as well. Multimedia messaging service(MMS) and Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Services(MBMS) use this extension for all media files that needed to be sent using cellular or wireless connection. Furthermore, it takes less storage space thus prevents files to consume more disk capacity.
Technical description
This extension is based on ISO Base Media file format, MPEG-4 Part 12. It is specially designed for GSM(Global System for Mobile Communications) based phones and tablets. It should be noted that there are few cellular phones that use .mp4 extension to store 3GP video files. Besides this, the smaller bandwidth requirements lead to an easy transmission of files over the Internet. In this type, video streams are stored as MPEG-4 Part-2, H.263 or MPEG-4 Part-10 (AVC/H.263). And AMR-NB, AMR-WB, AMR-WB+, AAC-LC, HE-AAC V1 or HE-AAC V2(This is enhanced AAC PLUS) are used for audio streams. There are various programs linked to this format like QuickTime player, VLC Media Player and Windows Media Player; etc. Apart from this, the Nintendo 3DS also use its technology to play YouTube videos. These files can also be coded and deflated with open-source software.
Links
wikipedia.org
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