Using our mobile phones to watch movies and all kinds of videos has been one of our habits, no matter when we are on the bus or waiting for someone, we always pick up our mobile phone to kill the boring time, naturally, we have more and more demands to convert DVD movies to our mobile phone, at this point, 3GP is the key, what is 3GP? How to convert DVD to 3GP so that we can watch those hot movies with our mobile phone anytime anywhere?
3GP is a video format, a simplified version of MPEG-4 Part 14 (MP4). 3GP videos have the filename extension .3gp or .3g2. 3GP stores video streams as MPEG-4 or H.263, and audio streams as AMR-NB or AAC-LC formats. The 3GP file type is primarily associated with ’3GPP’. 3GPP and 3GPP2 are the new worldwide standards for the creation, delivery and playback of multimedia over 3rd generation, high-speed wireless networks. Defined by the 3rd Generation Partnership Project and 3rd Generation Partnership Project 2 respectively, these standards seek to provide uniform delivery of rich multimedia over newly evolved, broadband mobile networks (3rd generation networks) to the latest multimedia-enabled wireless devices. 3GPP and 3GPP2 are based on the MPEG-4 standard which was derived from Apple’s QuickTime. QuickTime 6.5 includes support for key components of the 3GPP and 3GPP2 specifications. The Macintosh type is: 3GPP.
Since the 3gp video format is the basic cellular video format so it shouldn’t be a problem playing them on your mobile phone. All of the major brands such as Nokia, Motorola and Sony Ericsson accept the 3gp video format, making them the #1 choice of customers for downloading and sharing. If your mobile is new, than maybe it is able to play them. This format is playable on all 3G mobile phones. You can play them on your computer using Real Player or Quick Time Player. However, generally, DVD movies can’t be played with our mobile phone directly, we have to convert them to 3GP format with dvd shrink for mac, it’s a powerful software can help us convert movies to mobile phone. Then how to use it?
Step 1: Launch the DVD Ripper. Download and launch the software when you have installed it.
Step 2: Import DVD Movie. Import the DVD movies you need through pressing the “Add” button.
Step 3: Preset the Output Quality and Specify the Destination. Preset the output quality by clicking the “Profile” button, and specify a destination for the new DVD files.
When you finishing all the steps above, just click “Start” to fire up the conversion. After several minutes, you will find the new files in the place you choose to keep the output movie. Then you can put it to your 3GP mobile phone and enjoy these movies in your spare time.
Except 3GP, you can convert your favorite DVD movies to any other format, like AVI, so you can try to convert dvd to avi mac, because we all know AVI format has a rather high definition.