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

y file icon.y - Subsampled RAW YUV bitmap image file

y file icon.y - Unix yacc grammar file

y file icon.y - Xcode core yacc program

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

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Y file extension - Amiga Yabba compressed archive file

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.

Help how to open Y files:

Use Stuffit Expander to open .y compressed archives.

How to convert file with extension Y:

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, Mac OS X 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 of the y files.

  • Open y file
  • Extract y file

Software that open y file - Amiga Yabba compressed archive file

Click on the link to get more information about Amiga Forever for open y file action.

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