File Extension Library

.DJVU File Extension

  • Developer by: LizardTech
  • Category: Raster Image Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .DJVU file?

.DJVU file extension is created by LizardTech. .DJVU has been classified as Raster Image Files. The format of .DJVU file is Binary.

.DJVU is DjVu Image

A DJVU file is a compressed image format developed by AT&T and marketed by LizardTech. It is designed to allow content developers to scan high-resolution color pages of books, magazines, comics, catalogs, etc. and publish them on the web.

DjVu compression can compress color documents 5 to 10 times more than .JPEG or .GIF compression, and 3 to 8 times more than .TIFF compression for black and white documents.

NOTE: DjVu is pronounced "deja vu."

List of all softwares that can open the DjVu Image
DjVuLibre DjView
ACD Systems Canvas X 2019
ACD Systems ACDSee 2018
Extensis DjVu Solo
Web browser
DjVuLibre DjView
Web browser
DjVuLibre DjView
KDE Okular
DjVu Reader

How to Open .DJVU file on different platforms

Open .DJVU File on Windows

  • Right-click a .DJVU
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .DJVU file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .DJVU files" Press "Ok"

Open .DJVU File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .DJVU file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .DJVU File on Linux

Right click on the .DJVU file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .DJVU File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .DJVU file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .DJVU File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .DJVU files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .DJVU files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .DJVU files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .DJVU file format
  2. You need to check the .DJVU file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)