.YUV File Extension

File Type:
YUV Video File

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

What is a YUV file?

Yuv file extension has YUV Video file type, which is associated with the "video files" category.

YUV video file involves the YUV format, and contains YUV images, which comprise a single video file. Users may access the file with the help of MPEG-4 or H.264 decoders.

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

yuv file icon
File Type:
YUV Video File
Video Files

How to open YUV file?

Double click the yuv 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 .yuv 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 yuv 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 yuv 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 YUV files

  • Windows Windows
    • Sunray Image YUVTools Sunray Image YUVTools
    • WinXMedia AVI/WMV MP4 Converter WinXMedia AVI/WMV MP4 Converter
  • MacOS MacOS
  • Linux Linux

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 yuv file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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