.UUE File Extension

File Type:
Uuencoded File

Having trouble opening .uue extension? Don't panic! This page explains what uue files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open uue files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a UUE file?

Uue file extension has Uuencoded file type, which is associated with the "encoded files" category.

Typically associated with Uuencode, the file contains encoded textual representation of a binary file. Thus, in order to access the original file, the user must decode the UUE (Unix to Unix Encoding) file first. UUE files also help protecting documents from becoming corrupted when sent via e-mails.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

uue file icon
File Type:
Uuencoded File
Encoded Files

How to open UUE file?

Double click the uue file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .uue extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the uue extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the uue file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open UUE files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the uue file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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