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.DJVU File Extension

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File TypeDjVu Image

DeveloperLizardTech
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CategoryRaster Image Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

Compressed image format developed by AT&T and marketed by LizardTech; designed to allow content developers to scan high-resolution color pages of books, magazines, comics, catalogs, etc. and publish them on the Web.

More Information

DjVu compression can compress color documents 5 to 10 times more than .JPEG or .GIF compression, and 3 to 8 times more than .TIFF compression for black and white documents.

NOTE: DjVu is pronounced "deja vu."

Program(s) that open .DJVU files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
WinDjView
DjVuLibre DjView
ACD Systems Canvas 15
ACD Systems ACDSee 18
Lizardtech DjVu Solo
Web browser
with LizardTech DjVu Browser plugin
Mac OS X LogoMac OS
MacDjView
DjVuLibre DjView
SST DjVuReader
Web browser
with LizardTech DjVu Browser plugin
Linux LogoLinux
DjVuLibre DjView
KDE Okular
iOS LogoiOS
DjVu Reader
Updated 7/17/2015