File Extension Library

.Y File Extension

  • Developer by: Stephen C. Johnson
  • Category: Developer Files
  • Format: Text

What are .Y files and how to open them?

Can't open .Y file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .Y file.

What is a .Y file extension?

.Y file extension is created by Stephen C. Johnson. .Y has been classified as Developer Files. The format of .Y file is Text.

.Y is Yacc Source File

Developer file used by Yacc (Yet Another Compiler-Compiler), a program used to generate source code parsers; contains formal declarations for how a programming language is defined; used for generating parsers for various languages.

NOTE: Yacc has been used for creating the parser for the C programming language.

List of all softwares that can open the Yacc Source File
Microsoft Visual Studio with MKS Lex & Yacc plug-in
Apple Xcode
Berkeley Yacc
Berkeley Yacc
File Type 2:

Subsampled Raw YUV Image

Category: Raster Image Files

One of three files from a split .PPM file; others are .U and .V files; YUV representation is used by the Stanford MPEG codec.

List of all softwares that can open the Subsampled Raw YUV Image
Microsoft Windows Media Player with YUV Genius package
Apple QuickTime Player with QuickTime YUV codec
Apple QuickTime Player with QuickTime YUV codec
File Type 3:

Amiga Yabba Compressed File

Category: Compressed Files

File archive compressed using Amiga Yabba compression, a type of compression used only on Amiga systems.

List of all softwares that can open the Amiga Yabba Compressed File
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe for Windows
Cloanto Amiga Forever
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 16
Cloanto Amiga Forever

How to fix problems with .Y files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .Y files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .Y file format
  2. You need to check the .Y file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)