Open YML file

The most common choise: YAML document

How to open YAML document .yml files

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

What is yml file?

Files with yml file extension can be mostly found as data files saved in YAML human-readable data serialization format.

YAML document description

The yml file extension is related to YAML, a human-readable data serialization format that takes concepts from languages such as XML, C, Python, Perl, as well as the format for electronic mail as specified by RFC 2822. It is available for several programming and scripting languages.

YAML is an acronym for "YAML Ain't Markup Language". Early in its development, YAML was said to mean "Yet Another Markup Language", but was retronymed to distinguish its purpose as data-centric, rather than document markup.

Suggested software to open yml file

NotePad++ text editor

A free source code and text editor for 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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