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.YUV File Extension

2 file types use the .yuv file extension.

File Type 1YUV Video File

3.4 (34 Votes)
CategoryVideo Files

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
Updated 8/18/2016

File Type 2YUV Encoded Image File

2.0 (15 Votes)
CategoryRaster Image Files

.YUV File Association 2

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
Updated 3/7/2011

About YUV Files

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