.djvu

File Type DjVu Image IconDjVu Image
File Format Proprietary (LizardTech)
Usage Referenced by an application; not meant to be opened manually; may run a program or script when opened
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average
Description

Compressed image format developed by AT&T and marketed by LizardTech; designed to allow content developers to scan high-resolution color pages of books, magazines, comics, catalogs, etc. and publish them on the Web.

DjVu compression can compress color documents 5 to 10 times more than .JPEG or .GIF compression, and 3 to 8 times more than .TIFF compression for black and white documents.

Important: DjVu is pronounced "deja vu."

Open With
Windows

IconWinDjView

IconDjVuLibre DjView

IconACD Systems Canvas

macOS

IconMacDjView

IconDjVuLibre DjView

IconWeb browser with LizardTech DjVu Browser plugin

Unix

IconDjVuLibre DjView

IconKDE Okular

Updated July 17, 2015
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