What is UUE File Extension?

Overview

UUE stands for Unix to Unix encoding. It is capable of holding uuencoded Unix files. The Unix program is widely used to convert apps 'binary files' to a text format. The file format aims to send documents through emails and other electronic mediums. The format makes data transfer safe and easy. Users can open the format by double-clicking it. While opening UUE files, users should decode it or else it can damage.

Category

It falls in the category of encoded files.

MIME Types

text/x-uuencode

application/uue

Supportive Format

The extension saves data in the text format.

Keys Associated with UUE

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TurboZIP

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\uue_auto_file

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\WinRAR

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\WinZip

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.uue

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ACDSee.uue

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ALZip.uue

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\StuffIt.Archive.Open.Generic

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\StuffIt.Encoded.File.Expand

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\StuffIt11.Archive.Open.Generic

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\StuffItEncoded

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Filzip

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\IZArcUUE

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PAENC

How to open or view UUE File Extension

Users can open the file format using -

  • Corel WinZip 23
  • Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe for Windows