Files with yw5 extension are used for yWriter 5. They contain default project data files. 

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YW5 file extension - yWriter 5 project file

What is yw5 file? How to open yw5 files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The yw5 file extension is associated with yWriter 5 word processor and used for its default project files. As it is an old extension for old program there is no more information available.

The default software associated to open yw5 file:

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Spacejock Software logoyWriter  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Spacejock Software

yWriter is a novel writing program for authors. It allows you to break your novel into chapters and scenes within chapters. You can reorder scenes using drag and drop, and you can print out a number of reports (summary, synopsis, scene list, work schedule).

Help how to open:

Use yWriter software to open files with yw5 extension.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .yw5 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 .yw5 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 yw5 file, edit yw5 file, convert yw5 file, view yw5 file, play yw5 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 yw5 files.

Software that open yw5 file - yWriter 5 project file

Programs supporting the exension yw5 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about yWriter for open yw5 file action.

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