Are there any converters around that allow conversion of FLV/AVI/MP4 videos to mobile 3GP format? Preferably GUI based, but I haven't managed to find one yet.

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    possible duplicate of: best video converter – BuZZ-dEE Oct 25 '12 at 13:05
  • Not really. That was a generic question. I wanted converters capable of 3gp conversion. – Pawan Oct 25 '12 at 15:50

Try WinFF.

WinFF is a GUI for the command line video converter, FFMPEG. It will convert most any video file that FFmpeg will convert. WinFF does multiple files in multiple formats at one time. You can for example convert mpeg's, flv's, and mov's, all into avi's all at once. WinFF is available for Windows 95, 98 , ME, NT, XP, VISTA, and Debian, Ubuntu, Redhat based GNU/Linux distributions.

WinFF is open source and cross platform written in Free Pascal and Lazarus. WinFF is published under the GNU public license. WinFF is published without any warranty or suitability for any purpose.1

To Install WinFF For Ubuntu


  • I am going with this answer here because I also searched on the web a bit and could not find anything exact. And WinFF allows to configure presets and that can be done for 3GP I suppose although it does not come with a 3GP preset out of the box. – Pawan Oct 26 '12 at 20:59

Now and then when I need to convert files with no fuss, I use ConvertFiles.com online application.
It does what you want with a simple graphical interface, plus it's easy and free.

  • It does. I also use online-convert.com but these things have limit on maximum file sizes. – Pawan Oct 25 '12 at 15:44

Try mobile media converter, arista

How to install arista?

From the terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T to open a new terminal window)

sudo apt-get -y install arista

Mobile media converter you need download and install the .deb

Please read, if you don't read, you never will learn.


You could try mobile media converter it has always worked for me you can get it here it has a good User Interface and it has a vast array of presets to convert to.

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