A uu file extension is associated with the Uuencoded (compressed) file archive (ascii) format.

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UU file extension - Uuencoded (compressed) file archive (ascii)

What is uu file? How to open uu files?

File type specification:

Encoded and encrypted file type icon Encoded and encrypted file type

The uu file extension is related to the Uuencoded (compressed) file archive (ascii) format. Widely used with e-mail and USENET.

Encoded file archive (ascii) (uudecode/uuencode)

Mime types:
application/uue
text/x-uuencode
application/octet-stream

This uu file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to uu file type:

WinZip icon

WinZip Computing, S.L. logoWinZip  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
WinZip Computing, S.L.

A very popular shareware archiver for Microsoft Windows. The first release of WinZip was in 1991. WinZip supports ZIP, ARJ, ARC, LHA, BZ2 and RAR archive formats. ZIP archives can be encrypted by the 128- and 256-bit key AES encryption.

The developer of WinZip was acquired by Corel in 2006 and first version for Mac appeared in 2010.

WinZip Mac Edition icon

WinZip Computing, S.L. logoWinZip Mac Edition  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
WinZip Computing, S.L.

WinZip Mac Edition is compression utility used to create and extract ZIP archives specifically designed for Mac OS X. WinZip for Mac also supports other archive formats such as  BZ2, RAR, BZIP, WavPack etc..

Help how to open UU files:

Use WinZip to open .uu archive.

How to convert file with extension UU:

Use WinZip to repack .uu archive to another.

Find conversions from uu file:

uu to rar

uu to zip

List of software applications associated to the .uu file extension

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

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Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting uu files.

  • Open uu file
  • Extract uu file

Software that open uu file - Uuencoded (compressed) file archive (ascii)

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open uu file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with uu file by default:
WinZip small icon WinZip
Other suggested software:
ALZip small icon ALZip
ZipZag small icon ZipZag

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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