.YUV File Extension

.YUV File Extension

2 file types use the .yuv file extension.
File Type 1

YUV Video File

Developer N/A
Popularity
3.4  |  37 Votes
Category Video Files
Format Binary

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.

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Programs that open YUV files

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Updated August 18, 2016
File Type 2

YUV Encoded Image File

Developer N/A
Popularity
1.9  |  16 Votes
Category Raster Image Files
Format Binary

What is a YUV file?

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

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Mac
Linux
Updated March 7, 2011

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