.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 for Windows

macOS

IconApple Archive Utility

IconSmith Micro StuffIt Deluxe Mac

Unix

Iconuuencode

Iconuudecode

Updated July 15, 2008
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