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What are DJVU files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a DJVU file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your DJVU files.

What is a DJVU file?

A .DJVU file is a DjVu Image file.

Files with the .djvu file extension contain a compressed image in a format developed by AT&T in 1996. DJVU files are most commonly created by the DjVu File software, distributed by LizardTech.

The DJVU compression method allows for larger, high-resolution color images to be compressed to a significantly smaller size, making it easier for the files to be published and distributed on the Web. In addition, this compression allows for faster download times and makes it easier for users to email the files to one another using their email client.

While similar to TIFF files, DJVU files allow for a much higher compression rate.

How to open DJVU files

We have identified four DJVU openers that are compatible with this specific type of DJVU file.

Programs that open DjVu Image files

Pixillion Image ConverterPixillion Image ConverterVerified

Last updated: April 25, 2024

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of DJVU files. Remember, different programs may use DJVU files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

STDU ViewerSTDU ViewerUser submitted
DjVuLibre DjViewDjVuLibre DjViewUser submitted
CalibreCalibreUser submitted
E-book viewerE-book viewerUser submitted
EvinceEvinceUser submitted
Hamster PDF ReaderHamster PDF ReaderUser submitted
SumatraPDFSumatraPDFUser submitted
Adobe AcrobatAdobe AcrobatUser submitted
DjVu ViewerDjVu ViewerUser submitted
Genius PDFGenius PDFUser submitted

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