Want to play YouTube videos on your 3G mobile phones and only found that the downloaded YouTube video format is not compatible with your phone? Here comes the solution. Many mobile phones only support 3GP video format while videos downloaded from YouTube are usually in FLV format. In this case, you will need to convert YouTube to 3GP format first. To achieve this, a YouTube to 3GP converter is needed.
Among various video converting tools, Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate is the one that highly recommended. This YouTube video converter can convert YouTube videos to 3GP format with 3 simple steps: Load in YouTube video files, choose 3GP as the output format and click Convert button to begin the conversion. Believe me, it is just that simple. You don’t even need to know any codec knowledge at all. Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate will do all for you.
Apart from converting YouTube video to 3GP format, this video converter also lets you touch up YouTube videos in a hassle free manner. You can easily trim the part that you don’t like, rotate the video to fit better your mobile phone, and even change the video visual effects as you wish.
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How to convert YouTube video to 3GP format in Windows
Before you start the conversion, you need to note that Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate only runs in Windows operating system (Windows 8 included). If you are using a Mac and want to convert YouTube video format, just try the Mac version of YouTube video to 3GP converter - Aimersoft Video Converter for Mac. OK, let’s begin now.
1Import YouTube videos to the converter
Install and launch the YouTube 3GP converter and click Add Files button on top of the Convert tab in the main window to import the YouTube videos to be converted. The simple drag-and-drop operation is another way to load files. If you haven’t got a way to download YouTube videos, don’t worry, just switch to the Download tab and copy and paste the video URL to the program, which will download YouTube videos for you with ease.
2Designate 3GP as the output format
Next, you need to choose 3GP as the output format. On the right side of the main window, there is the Output Format menu. Please specify 3GP from the Video format category as the output format.
Tips: Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate provides various optimized presets for a wide variety of smartphones, like HTC, Blackberry, LG, Nokia, Samsung, Sony Ericsson and more. Just choose the one that suit to your needs.
3Edit YouTube videos as per needs
Click the Edit button and there will pop up the video editing window, which lets you customize the video with trimming, cropping, adding watermarks, loading subtitles and some other editing functions. This step, of course, is skippable if you want to keep the original visual effects.
4Start converting YouTube videos to 3GP
After you are done with the steps above, now all you need is to click the Convert button on the bottom of the main window. The video conversion will begin immediately. When the conversion is complete, you can transfer the converted 3GP videos to your mobile phone via USB. Now, enjoying YouTube videos on 3G mobile phones is not a problem anymore.