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.YUV File Extension

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File Type 1YUV Video File

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CategoryVideo Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

What is a YUV file?

A YUV file is a video file encoded in the YUV format. It stores a sequence of YUV images as a single video file and may be saved in YUV 4:2:0, 4:2:2, 4:4:4 formats. YUV video files may be decoded by MPEG-4 and H.264 decoders.

Programs that open YUV files
Windows
Sunray Image YUVTools
WinXMedia AVI/WMV MP4 Converter
Mac
MPlayerX
MPlayer
Linux
MPlayer
Updated 8/18/2016

File Type 2YUV Encoded Image File

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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

Image created in the YUV format, which splits color across Y, U, and V components; stores the brightness (luminance) as the Y value, and the color (chrominance) as U and V values; can be used for storing color information more accurately than the direct RGB representation.

More Information

The YUV format is often written Y'UV.

Programs that open YUV files
Windows
Datahammer 7yuv YUV Viewer
Elecard YUV Viewer
ImageMagick
XnViewMP
Mac
XnViewMP
Linux
XnViewMP
Updated 3/7/2011

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