Files with uud extension are used as a decoded files converted back to its original binary form.

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UUD file extension - UUDecoded file

What is uud file? How to open uud files?

File type specification:

Encoded and encrypted file type icon Encoded and encrypted file type

The uud extension file is a decoded file that has been converted back to its original binary form. It was originally encoded by Unix UUEncode (into a .UUE file), which converts binary data into a text format.

Text encoding /UUEncoding/ keeps files from being corrupted when being transferred over the Internet, but they must be decoded in order to be opened.

The default software associated to open uud file:

The Private Frank Pilhofer logoUUDeview  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
The Private Frank Pilhofer

UUDeview is a program that helps you transmit and receive binary files over the Internet, using electronic mail or newsgroups The UUDeview package includes both an encoder and a decoder.

Help how to open:

It is not meant to be opened manually by the user.

How to convert:

The uud extension file is not convertable

List of recommended software applications associated to the .uud 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 uud file, edit uud file, convert uud file, view uud file, play uud file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with uud file - UUDecoded file

Click on the software link for more information about UUDeview. UUDeview uses uud file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).


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