Yes it is absolutely true that there are many people who are not completely happy with the videos that they capture on their mobile phones and would love to be able to edit them. But there is one huge obstacle on their course: technology. The problem is that 3GP is the file format of most of the videos that are taken on a video mobile phone especially the 3G phones and then transferring them to the computer to try and edit them doesn't make much of a difference since the videos are not compatible with the softwares that are installed on the computer. However there is a solution; if you manage to convert the media file type to a File format that is compatible with the softwares installed on the computer such as AVI, then the whole editing or viewing the 3GP video on the computer problem is resolved happily.
So what you need to start off with is by looking for an online Converter; these are found in large numbers over the internet and usually they are free of charge and help you in converting media files to other media file formats; so these should work perfectly for converting a 3GP file to AVI. So after you have found such an online media file converter.
After you have located the file converter and are sure that the 3GP file is safely stored on your computer drag the file and drop it down on into the converter itself or if there is a browse option on the converter to look for the conversion file then click on that and search for the 3GP file stored on your computer and select it and the converter should be able to read the file as 3GP automatically. Another thing you should do if there is an option for this is that select 3GP Video as the Input option before you locate the file on your computer through browse to make the work of the converter for recognition easier.
The next important step is to select the output option,, do not make a mistake in the selection of this as this would completely change the result of the conversion; select AVI as the output option. After you have selected the output option also rename the file from the rename option that should be available in the advanced settings so that you would know what to look for and locate on your computer.
After this, you only have to accept the terms and conditions of the online converter and wait for the conversion to take place. However after the conversion is complete, do not forget to save the AVI file to a location of your choice.