Files with y file extension are related to the Amiga Yabba compressed file archive format.

There are 4 other file types using
the Y file extension!

empty icon.y - Subsampled RAW YUV bitmap image

empty icon.y - Unix yacc grammar data

y icon.y - Xcode core yacc program

empty icon.y - Yet Another Compiler-Compiler (YACC) grammar file

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Y file extension - Amiga Yabba compressed archive

What is y file? How to open y files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

The y file extension is associated with the Amiga Yabba compressed file archive format used by AmigaOS operating system for Amiga computers developed by Commodore.

The y file stores compressed archive.

This y file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Help how to open:

Use Stuffit Expander to open .y compressed archives.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .y 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.

List of software applications associated to the .y file extension

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

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting y files.

Software that open y file - Amiga Yabba compressed archive

Programs supporting the exension y on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open y file action.

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