Play/Convert YUV to iPad Mini/iPhone 5/Xbox 720/PS4/Android Phones/Tablets

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YUV video is a type of video signal that consists of three separate signals: 1 for luminance (brightness) and two for chrominance (colours). This maintains a better quality than the traditional composite video signal used in older televisions, VHS recorders, etc.YUV video became popular in consumer electronics with the release of DVD players. The MPEG-2 encoding system in the DVD format uses YUV, and good-quality DVD players provide YUV outputs which can be connected to a compatible television for superior quality.

Some YUV files can not be opened and supported to edit by many professional video editing programs like Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro, Avid, etc or are not supported by some basic movie editing program such as Windows Movie Maker and iMovie and cannot be played by many video players and portable players.

In order to be played or edit such YUV files with professional video editing programs, you will need to convert YUV to AVI, MOV, MP4, WMV with the professional YUV Converter and editor for Mac or Windows.

To play and edit YUV on Windows, Windows Movie Maker, Xbox you can convert YUV to AVI or WMV.

To play and edit YUV on Mac, QuickTime, Zune, iPod, iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, etc you can convert YUV to MP4, or convert YUV files to MOV, AIC MOV to play on Mac, QuickTime, FCE, and iMovie.

To import YUV to Final Cut Pro, you can convert YUV to DV or convert YUV to ProRes MOV to add to Final Cut Pro for edit.

You can also convert YUV to any desired video formats with the professional YUV Converter.

3 Steps to Convert YUV to AVI, MOV, MP4, WMV, etc with YUV Converter

Make Preparation: Download and Install Firstarsoft Video Converter

Free download Firstarsoft Video Converter, When the installment is finished, launch the program.

About Firstarsoft Video Converter:

Firstarsoft Video Converter, also works as professional YUV Converter (for Mac User: YUV Converter for Mac) can convert YUV files to AVI, MOV, MP4, WMV, MPEG-2, MKV, FLV, 3GP, VOB and more on Mac (Mountain Lion included) or on Windows (Windows 8 included). In addition to convert YUV files, the YUV Conversion tool can also edit YUV files like trim, crop, merge, add water mark, and keep metadata and more.

Step1: Add YUV files to YUV Converter

Click “Add File” button to load your YUV files to the YUV Converter.


You can select all the YUV files and drag and drop them to YUV Converter. Or drag and drop the folder where your YUV files are to the YUV Converter to load files to the converter.

Step 2: Set desired output video format

Take convert YUV to AVI, MP4, MOV for example. To convert YUV to AVI, click the “Profile” drop-down list and choose “HD AVI Video (*.avi)” from the “HD Video” category.

To convert YUV to HD MOV, choose HD QuickTime Video (*.mov) form “HD Video” category.

To convert YUV to HD MP4, choose H.264/MPEG-4 AVC Video (*.mp4) from “HD Video” category.

Editing Tips before convert:

The YUV Converter allows basic editing of your YUV Converter. Click “Trim” button to clip unwanted video parts. Click “Crop” button to crop unwanted video area. Click “Effect” to add effect to you video like adding watermark, adjust video image.

Step 3: Convert YUV to AVI, MOV, MP4, MPG, FLV, etc

Now everything is set, press the big button at the bottom to start the conversion of YUV to AVI or YUV to MOV, WMV, MP4, VOB, FLV, MPG, etc. When the conversion is completed, click “Open Folder” right beside of “Destination” to fast locate the converted files.


Converting YUV to AVI, WMV, MOV, VOB, MPG, and MP4 is fast and easy with the help of the YUV Converter. Now you can play YUV or edit YUV anywhere you want.

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