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YUV File Format

Graphics file (YUV)

YUV is a file extension for a raster graphics file often associated with the Color Space Pixel Format. YUV files contain bitmap image data stored in the YUV format, which splits color across Y, U, and V values; stores the brightness (luminance) as the Y value, and the color (chrominance) as U and V values. YUV files can be opened and converted using xnView.

 

 MIME type: image/yuv

 

Learn more about .YUV files:

Read about YUV Pixel Formats at FourCC.Org.

Learn about Image Editors at ITKnowledgeExchange.com.

This was last updated in September 2010
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