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.DJVU File Extension

File TypeDjVu Image

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CategoryRaster Image Files


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

What is a DJVU file?

A DJVU file is a compressed image format developed by AT&T and marketed by LizardTech. It is 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."

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Programs that open DJVU files
DjVuLibre DjView
ACD Systems Canvas X 16
ACD Systems ACDSee 19
Lizardtech DjVu Solo
Web browser
with LizardTech DjVu Browser plugin
DjVuLibre DjView
SST DjVuReader
Web browser
with LizardTech DjVu Browser plugin
DjVuLibre DjView
KDE Okular
DjVu Reader
Updated 7/20/2016

.DJVU Extension Information

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