Files with ybk extension are used by the Microsoft Encarta Yearbook program. They store updates data.

There is one other file type using
the YBK file extension!

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YBK file extension - Microsoft Encarta Yearbook file

What is ybk file? How to open ybk files?

File type specification:

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The ybk file extension is associated with Microsoft Encarta Yearbook. The .ybk files contain updates to articles and other content in the Encarta encyclopedia - helps keep Encarta information up-to-date without upgrading the entire program.

It is located in the "\Program Files\Microsoft Reference\Encarta Encyclopedia\UpdateXX\" directory.

The default software associated to open ybk file:

Microsoft Encarta icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Encarta  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Encarta was a digital multimedia encyclopedia published by Microsoft Corporation from 1993 to 2009. Encarta Premium, consisted of more than 60 thousand artcles, numerous photos and illustrations, music clips, videos, interactive contents, timelines, maps and atlas, and homework tools, and was available on the World Wide Web by yearly subscription or by purchase on DVD or multiple CDs. Many articles could also be viewed online free of charge, a service supported by advertisements

Help how to open:

It is not possible to open the ybk extension file.

How to convert:

Files with ybk extension are not convertable.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .ybk 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 ybk file, edit ybk file, convert ybk file, view ybk file, play ybk file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with ybk file - Microsoft Encarta Yearbook file

Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Encarta. Microsoft Encarta uses ybk file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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