Files with yify file extension are usually movies downloaded from P2P networks (torrents). YIFY is not actually extension, but part of the file name to label the group.

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Software that open yify file

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YIFY file extension - Warez movie

What is yify file? How to open yify files?

File type specification:

Digital video and movie file type icon Digital video and movie file type

The yify is not actually a file extension, but a "label" of certain warez groups that offer movies over the P2P networks.

YIFY is usually just part of the file name, whilst the files are in either AVIs, MP4s, MKVs or similar multimedia format.

Updated: May 11, 2022

The default software associated to open yify file:

VLC media player icon

VideoLAN Project Team logoVLC media player  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
VideoLAN Project Team

Very popular multimedia player developed for Windows, Apple Mac, Linux, Unix and various other operating systems and platforms.

VLC can playback many of the video formats (AVI, MKV, OGV, WMV, ASF, MOV...) and audio formats (MP3, AAC, M4A, OGG, FLAC...) as well as support of subtitles for video. It can also be used as a streaming server and multimedia transcoder.

Help how to open:

Files with YIFY in file name are usually movies playable in any video player.

How to convert:

Use any video converter to transform *.yify files to other video formats.

Find conversions from yify file:

yify to 3gp

yify to avi

yify to mkv

yify to mp3

yify to mp4

yify to wmv

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

yify file players - programs that can play yify file - Warez movie

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

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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