What is a .KUX File And How To Open It – Youku Tudou (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .kux extension and you don’t know what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .kux file extension and how to open it.

What is a .KUX file?

The .KUX file extension stands for Youku KUX Video. This file extension was developed by Youku Tudou. The file is a video related file.

What to know

There are currently 3 software that can open the .kux file on 5 platforms.

How to open a .KUX file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .KUX file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .KUX file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .kux file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the FFmpeg software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Youku for Desktop and FFmpeg.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .KUX file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the FFmpeg software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .KUX file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .kux file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the FFmpeg software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Youku for Desktop and FFmpeg.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .KUX file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the FFmpeg software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .KUX file on Linux

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .kux file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the FFmpeg software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is FFmpeg.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .KUX file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the FFmpeg software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

How to open a .KUX file on Android

To open the .kux file on Android, please follow these easy steps.

Step 1

Image 1: Locating your .KUX file in the download folder

The first step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 2

Image2: Unable to open the file

If you try clicking the file, it will show you the error above.

Step 3

Image3: Open your Google Play Store

You need to locate the Google Play Store and open it.

Step 4

Image4: Search for the software and download it

In order to open the file, you will have to search for the Youku for Mobile software and install it. You could also download the Youku for Mobile software. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Android.

How to open a .KUX file on iOS

There is easy way to open the .kux file on iOS.

Step 1

Image 1: Finding your files in the download folder

The first step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 2

Image2: Can’t open the file

To open the file, you will need to download the Youku for Mobile software. Please search for it in the iOS App Store and install it. The other software that opens the .kux file on iOS is Youku for Mobile. Congratulations! You can now open your file on iOS.

Still cannot open the .KUX file?

If you cannot open the .KUX file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .KUX file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .kv – Kivy Organization, .kv6 – Ken Silverman, .kvk – Tavultesoft, .kvtml – The KDE Education Project, .kwd – KDE. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .KUX file with the FFmpeg, Youku for Desktop programs on Windows, FFmpeg, Youku for Desktop programs on Mac, FFmpeg software on Linux, Youku for Mobile software on Android and Youku for Mobile software on iOS.