A djvu file extension is used for a special image and document file format called DjVu. Typically used for image documents because it can achieve much lower file sizes, compared to other image formats with text, such as JPEG.

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DJVU file extension - DjVu image file

What is djvu file? How to open djvu files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

Graphics file type icon Graphics file type

djvu file icon: djvu filetype icon

The djvu file extension is associated with DjVu file format, an image format designed to store bitmaps of scanned images, especially those containing text and line drawings.

The format is increasingly important because of its use in the Million Book Project and the One Laptop per Child project.

DjVu typically achieves compression ratios about 5 to 10 times better than existing methods such as JPEG or GIF for color documents, and 3 to 8 times than TIFF for black and white documents.

Scanned full colored pages at 300 DPI can be compressed down to 30 to 100KB files from 25MB.. Black-and-white pages at 300 DPI typically occupy 5 to 30KB when compressed.

This puts the size of high-quality scanned pages on par with an average HTML page (which is typically around 50KB).

This format can also occur with djv file extension.

MIME types:
image/vnd.djvu

The default software associated to djvu file type:

LizardTech, Inc. logo DjVu Solo  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  LizardTech, Inc.

DjVu Solo is a utility used to create Djvu files from images common images

DjVulibre icon

DjVulibre  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  DjVuLibre Team

DjVuLibre includes a multi-platform standalone viewer, a browser plug-in  used to view DjVu images.

XnView MP icon

Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet logo XnView MP  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
  Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet

XnView MP is the enhanced version of XnView Classic. It is a free (for non-commercial purposes) powerful cross-platform media browser, viewer and converter. Compatible with more than 500 formats. It works on Windows, Linux and macOS.

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Open and convert DjVu

Help how to open DJVU files:

The native viewer developed by original authors, DjVuLibre, is available for download at DJVU website.

DJVU bitmap format is widely supported and can be viewed in many popular bitmap viewers such as XnView, IrfanView or ACDSee.

How to convert file with extension DJVU:

Most of bitmap viewers support conversions from DJVU to other image formats (JPG, TIFF, BMP, GIF, TGA etc.).

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File identification strings:

HEX code: 41 54 26 54 46 4F 52 4D
ASCII code: AT&TFORM

Related links:

DjVu user community

List of software applications associated to the .djvu file extension

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that can be done with the file
: like open djvu file, edit djvu file, convert djvu file, view djvu file, play djvu file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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  • Create djvu file
  • Import djvu file
  • Print djvu file

Software that open djvu file - DjVu image file

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Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with djvu file by default:
DjVu Solo
DjVulibre small icon DjVulibre

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