The File Extensions Database


.VYF File Extension

  • Developer by: Samsung
  • Category: Audio Files

What is an .VYF file?

.VYF is Samsung Digital Voice Recorder File

Proprietary audio file format used by Samsung digital voice recorders, such as the Samsung YV-120; optimized for vocal recordings; typically named "V001.VYF," "V002.VYF," "V003.VYF," etc.

NOTE: VYF files can be converted to a more compatible .WAV format using Samsung's Voice Manger software. Voice Manager can be installed from the CD included with Samsung voice recorder devices.

How to solve problems with VYF files

  • Associate the VYF file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any VYF file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.VYF files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the VYF file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .VYF is Samsung Digital Voice Recorder File. Because only the current version supports the latest VYF file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Samsung manufacturer website after an available .VYF is Samsung Digital Voice Recorder File update.
  • To make sure that your VYF file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.