Files with u file suffix are associated with the Subsampled raw YUV bitmap image format.

There are 4 other file types using
the U file extension!

empty icon.u - Unreal application pack

empty icon.u - AU audio

empty icon.u - Nitpicker IP flow file

empty icon.u - Unreal Tournament game data

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U file extension - Subsampled raw YUV bitmap image

What is u file? How to open u files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

The u file suffix is related to the Subsampled raw YUV bitmap image format.

One of three files from a split PPM file. Others are .V and .Y files. YUV representation is used by the Stanford MPEG codec.

The default software associated to open u file:

Apple QuickTime for Mac icon

Apple, Inc. logoApple QuickTime for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Apple, Inc.

Apple QuickTime for Mac is multimedia framework capable of handling various formats of digital video, picture, sound, panoramic images, and interactivity. Apple QuickTime for Mac is a part of the Apple Mac OS X.

Help how to open:

Use QuickTime to work with *.u files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .u file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .u file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open u file, edit u file, convert u file, view u file, play u file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

u file viewer - programs that view u file - Subsampled raw YUV bitmap image

Programs supporting the exension u on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for view u file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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