The 3GP Codec
Encoding.com is a Flexible Online 3GP Converter
3GP is a multimedia container format that supports MPEG-2, H.263 and H.264 video codecs. Encoding.com supports a host of file formats within many video containers. Check out our up to the minute list of supported file formats and read below to learn more about our 3GP online converter.
3GP Video Compression is Easy with Encoding.com
3GP was designed to decrease storage and bandwidth requirements in order to accommodate mobile phones. Most 3G capable mobile phones support the playback and recording of video in 3GP format (memory, maximum file size for playback and recording, and resolution limits exist and vary). Free plans are available now!
Encoding.com: Online 3GP Converter
If you're interested in using Encoding.com's platform to create 3GP files from your source content, there's a number of ways to achieve that using the options listed below.
+ Use our web UI, located @ http://www.encoding.com/login, create a watchfolder and turn an entire folder of source content into 3GP files. Next, apply our our 3GP preset from the drop down menu to create your encoding workflow. Watchfolders can exist on Amazon S3, Rackspace CloudFiles or FTP sites.
+ Use our web-based encoding software, located @ http://www.encoding.com/login, to designate an Amazon S3, Rackspace CloudFiles or FTP site to use as your watchfolder. Turn an entire folder of content into 3GP files. It's easy to do by applying our 3GP preset. All you have to do is select 'Add Task' and apply the 3GP preset from the dropdown menu in the watchfolder UI.
+ Upload a single piece of media with our 'Add Media' feature in the web UI. Select 'Add Task' to apply the 3GP preset to your encoding workflow. As with watchfolders, 'Add Media' can source from Amazon S3, Rackspace CloudFiles, FTP sites or your local drive / network.
Don't forget to take a peek at our sample XML template for 3GP creation:
<?xml version="1.0"?> <query> <format> <output>3gp</output> <size>176x144</size> <bitrate>256k</bitrate> <audio_bitrate>12.2k</audio_bitrate> <audio_sample_rate>8000</audio_sample_rate> <audio_channels_number>1</audio_channels_number> <framerate>15</framerate> <keep_aspect_ratio>yes</keep_aspect_ratio> <video_codec>h263</video_codec> <profile>baseline</profile> <VCodecParameters>no</VCodecParameters> <audio_codec>libamr_nb</audio_codec> <two_pass>no</two_pass> <cbr>no</cbr> <deinterlacing>no</deinterlacing> <keyframe>300</keyframe> <audio_volume>100</audio_volume> <file_extension>3gp</file_extension> </format> </query>