Open Y file

The most common choise: Amiga Yabba compressed archive

How to open Amiga Yabba compressed archive .y files

y file icon Have you had trouble opening the y file on your computer? What are y files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is y file?

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

Amiga Yabba compressed archive description

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.

Suggested software to open y file

Amiga Forever

Amiga emulator

StuffIt Expander for Mac

A Mac version of the popular decompression utility

StuffIt Expander

A free decompression utility with good file format support


A popular file archiving utility

StuffIt for Mac

Mac version of the popular utility

StuffIt Deluxe

A commercial compression utility

StuffIt Deluxe for Mac

A backup and archive utility

There are other Y filename extensions with the same .y suffix

y - Subsampled RAW YUV bitmap image

A y file extension is related to the Subsampled RAW YUV bitmap image format.

y - Unix yacc grammar data

A y file extension is related to the Unix yacc grammar data format used by Unix-based operating systems.

y - Xcode core yacc program

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

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

We can help you to open your file

Our database contains a huge list of different file extensions, usually with detailed description and programs that can be used to open or otherwise work with that particular file type.

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