How to convert videos to mobile phones in 3GP format

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How about putting your videos preferidos que estão no seu computer no formato AVI, MPEG, MP4, FLV, MOV and MKV in your Mobile? For this it is necessary transform the videos to the formats supported by most mobile phones, the 3GP.

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The 3GP is a video file format that was defined by 3GPP (Third Generation Partnership Project) and that due to its compressed format, allows the use in appliances that have a limited memory capacity, like most 3 g mobile phones.

This video extension (3GP) became popular along with the FLV thanks to Youtube and telephony brands like Nokia, Motorola, LG, Samsung, Sony Ericsson e outras definiram como o padrão para seus celulares e smartphones com câmeras.

Even being a variation of MPEG-4 codec that can compress the videos and keep practically its quality, 3GP videos can compress well, but the quality isn't very good, Unfortunately.

Well, go to tutorial How to convert video files to 3GP and power view the videos on your mobile phone or smartphone.

To begin, We need to download a program called: Pazera Free Video to 3GP Converter:

Pazera Free Video to 3GP Converter is a program to convert videos of formats AVI, DivX, XviD, MPEG, MPG, WMV, ASF, MOV, QT, FLV, SWF, MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, MKV, VOB, DAT in video format for mobile (3GP or 3G2). The program allows convert fully a part of a film or video. You can limit the total size that the video may have and still adjusting some settings of bitstream as audio and video bitrate, frames per second, resolution, sampling frequency e other.

Downloaded the file on the website of Pazera Software, that packaged (-zipped), just unzip to extract all files that are part of the program. You can use the 7-zip for this or other preferred file decompressor.

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After extracting the files, You should see the files that comprise the program Pazera Free Video 3GP converter tp as is in the picture below:

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Now open the file named "videoto3gp.exe".

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With the open program, It's time to add the video files that you want to turn into 3GP or 2GP. To do this, just click on "Add files".

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Opens a window where you can find and add videos that are on your computer. After selecting the video, Click "Open" or "open".

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Listbox by clicking on "Profile", You will have a series of options possible for your mobile conversions. You can try to select one of the options that are compatible with your player, both in screen size and codec compatible. But if you don't know, recommend leave as is and then if the video doesn't play on your mobile, swap by choosing other options.

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There are other options for those who have a greater knowledge on video conversions of video codec (H. 263, MPEG-4 AVC and XviD), bitrate, frames per second, format, frequency and bitrate of the audio, resolutions, file size limit, timeout, etc.

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If you have low memory on mobile, You can configure the software to which the video ends be converted when a size limit is stipulated. To do this, just modify the option as shown below, with the total size that the file should be:

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But this is optional. Change this option in the file's size may cause the video is a very bad or will not be fully converted.

You can also choose where the video should be after converted. By default it will be in the same directory where is your video to be converted, but you can change if you want to.

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Now to convert video in 3GP format, just click the "Convert" button and wait for the process to complete, that your time varies depending on the "power" of your computer's processing.

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This is the screen that appears when the video is being converted, with the ongoing progress bar and other information about the video.

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When the status is how "Done" (completed), means that the conversion was successful and that you can close the window.

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See the difference in file sizes. Top file is the converted video in 3GP and just below is the original AVI format (Xvix).

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Ready, now just send the converted video to your mobile phone or smartphone via USB, Bluetooth, Wifi or other means that your player accepts.

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