Open YAML file

The most common choise: YAML source code

How to open YAML source code .yaml files

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

What is yaml file?

Files with yaml extension can be typically found as various configuration files saved in the YAML Ain't Markup Language.

YAML source code description

File extension yaml is commonly related to YAML Ain't Markup Language and used as one of the two typical suffixes for source files written in this language.

A .yaml file is typically used for various configuration files.

Suggested software to open yaml file


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Sublime Text

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NotePad++ text editor

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Adobe Dreamweaver

Industry-leading web authoring and editing software from Adobe

Sublime Text for Mac

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Sublime Text for Linux

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Atom for Mac

A text and source code editing software for Mac

Atom for Linux

A text and source code editing software for Linux

Adobe Dreamweaver for Mac

Mac version of popular web authoring and editing software


A freeware code editor for Windows


A reference management software

JSON formatter

A web-based JSON tool

Microsoft Windows NotePad

The basic text editor found in Windows

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.

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