.uue

File Type Uuencoded File IconUuencoded File
File Format Standard
Usage Referenced by an application; not meant to be opened manually; may run a program or script when opened
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
Description

File encoded by Unix uuencode (Unix to Unix encoding); converts a file from a binary format to a text format; often used for e-mailing documents on Unix platforms so that the file does not get corrupted; must first be decoded in order to be opened.

UUE files may be decoded using the Web Utils Online UUDecoder Tool.

Open With
Windows

IconCorel WinZip

IconSmith Micro StuffIt Deluxe for Windows

macOS

IconApple Archive Utility

IconSmith Micro StuffIt Deluxe Mac

Unix

Iconuuencode

Iconuudecode

Updated 2007
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