YUV file format description
Many people share .yuv files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .yuv file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .yuv files.
2 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.yuv - Abekas YUV Image
The YUV graphic files are related to XnView. YUV file is an Abekas YUV Image. Abekas YUV is a raster image file format.
- Graphic files
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- Abekas YUV Image related extensions:
.yuv - Uncompressed YUV Video
The YUV video files are related to YuvPlayer. YUV file is an Uncompressed YUV Video.
- Video files
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- Uncompressed YUV Video related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .yuv file extension. Even harmful programs can create .yuv files. Be especially cautious with .yuv files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .yuv file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .yuv file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
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