.yuv

File Type 1 Generic IconYUV Encoded Image File
File Format Standard
Usage Open manually
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
Description

Image format that stores colors as Y, U, and V values; Y stores the luminance (or brightness) and U and V store the chrominance (or color) components; can be used to store image color information more accurately than the typical RGB format.

Open With
Windows

IconDatahammer 7yuv YUV Viewer

IconElecard YUV Viewer

IconImageMagick

macOS

IconXnViewMP

Unix

IconXnViewMP

Updated December 9, 2006
File Type 2 YUV Video File IconYUV Video File
File Format Standard
Usage Open manually
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
Description

Video file encoded in the YUV format; stores a sequence of YUV images as a single video file (see above description); may be saved in YUV 4:2:0, 4:2:2, 4:4:4 formats; some YUV video files may be decoded by MPEG-4 and H.264 decoders.

Open With
Windows

IconSunray Image YUVTools

IconWinXMedia AVIWMV MP4 Converter

macOS

IconMPlayerX

IconMPlayer

Unix

IconMPlayer

Updated July 16, 2014
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