YUV File Extension

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YUV Encoded Image Format
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What is YUV file?

The .YUV extension is also referred to as the Y’UV file format. This is basically an image storage file format which is useful in splitting the data storage into individual components. The Y, which has been otherwise known as the luminance or brightness stands as one value, whereas the U and the V values, also called as the chrominance or color is stored as the second value.

This file type stores color details more accurately than the direct RGB details, which adheres more closely to the actual image quality. It is not much supported by several low-end graphics applications.

Programs that support YUV file

MAC OS MAC OS
Linux Linux

We hope we helped you solve the problem with the YUV file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.

What else may cause problems?

There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the YUV file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).

First - the YUV file may be incorrectly associated with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this association by yourself. To do this, right-click on the YUV file that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the YUV file should be solved.

Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version of given file, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the YUV file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).

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