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.uu

File Type Uuencoded File IconUuencoded File
File Format Standard
Usage Open manually
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average
Description

File encoded with the Unix uuencode program; short for "Unix to Unix encoding;" often used for converting files from binary to text format so they can be sent via e-mail without getting corrupted.

More commonly seen with a .UUE extension.

Open With
Windows

IconCorel WinZip

IconSmith Micro StuffIt Deluxe

macOS

IconApple Archive Utility

IconSmith Micro StuffIt Deluxe Mac

Unix

Iconuuencode

Iconuudecode

Updated July 15, 2008
Information from the PC File Extensions Reference
https://pc.net/extensions/file/uu
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