Files with uyvy file extension are bitmap images in YUV 16-bit image format. Somewhat uncommon formats.

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UYVY file extension - YUV 16-bit image format

What is uyvy file? How to open uyvy files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

uyvy file icon: uyvy filetype icon

The uyvy extension is mainly related to a special YUV 16-bit image format, YUV 16Bits Interleaved. Most likely rare bitmap format nowadays, yet still supported in some graphics viewers or editors.

This uyvy 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.

Updated: March 23, 2024

The default software associated to open uyvy file:

XnView MP icon

Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet logoXnView MP  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet

A free (for non-commercial purposes) powerful cross-platform media browser, viewer and converter. Compatible with more than 500 formats and also supports export to 70 different file formats. It works on Windows, Linux and macOS (OS X).

Help how to open:

Use XnView to view this file.

How to convert:

UYVY format can be converted to other graphics formats, typically PNG or JPEG.

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List of software applications associated to the .uyvy file extension

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uyvy file viewer - programs that view uyvy file - YUV 16-bit image format

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


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