The YM file extension is related to computer platforms that are used AY-3-8910 PSG. The *.ym file stores audio.

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YM file extension - AY-3-8910 audio file

What is ym file? How to open ym files?

File type specification:

Audio and sound file type icon Audio and sound file type

The YM file extension was used for a very old audio format used on Atari ST, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC platforms used the General Instruments AY-3-8910 programmable sound generator. No longer used, but some media players, like Winamp might be able to playback the format with proper plug-in.

Help how to open YM files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension YM:

As far as we know, this .ym file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

File identification strings:

HEX code: 59 4D 53 54 80 00 59

List of recommended software applications associated to the .ym file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open ym file, edit ym file, convert ym file, view ym file, play ym file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Play ym file

ym file players - programs that can play ym file - AY-3-8910 audio file

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