File Extension Library

.U8 File Extension

  • Developer by: Clockwork Games
  • Category: Audio Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .U8 file?

.U8 file extension is created by Clockwork Games. .U8 has been classified as Audio Files. The format of .U8 file is Binary.

.U8 is 3D Lemmings Audio File

Audio file used by 3D Lemmings, an older puzzle game where the objective is to guide lemmings to safety; contains sounds that are played when certain game events happen, such as when a lemming falls or uses a digging tool.

File Type 2:

Mario Kart Wii Archive

Category: Game Files

A U8 file is an archive format used by Mario Kart Wii, a Mario themed kart racing game. It stores game data files, such as a .TPL Wii image file or .BRLYT Wii textures and material lists file. U8 files are often modified by the homebrew and modding communities to create custom Mario Kart graphics.

U8 files are saved in the U8 archive format and are compressed with the Yaz0 compression method. Besides U8 files, the U8 format is typically stored as .SZS files.

List of all softwares that can open the Mario Kart Wii Archive
Wiimms SZS Tools

How to Open .U8 file on different platforms

Open .U8 File on Windows

  • Right-click a .U8
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .U8 file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .U8 files" Press "Ok"

Open .U8 File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .U8 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 .U8 File on Linux

Right click on the .U8 file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .U8 File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .U8 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 .U8 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 .U8 files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .U8 files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .U8 files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .U8 file format
  2. You need to check the .U8 file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)