Open Y4M file

The most common choise: YUV4MPEG2 video

How to open YUV4MPEG2 video .y4m files

y4m file icon Have you had trouble opening the y4m file on your computer? What are y4m files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is y4m file?

Files with y4m suffix can be typically found as videos in YUV4MPEG2 video format that contains uncompressed frames of YCbCr video (RAW format).

YUV4MPEG2 video description

File extension y4m is mainly associated with the YUV4MPEG2 video file format used to hold uncompressed frames of YCbCr video.

A .y4m file stores video data in RAW format. It can be converted to popular video formats, like AVI, Matroska etc.

Suggested software to open y4m file


Program for multimedia streaming and conversion

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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