File Extension Library


.YAODL File Extension

  • Developer by: Silicon Graphics
  • Category: 3D Image Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .YAODL file?

.YAODL file extension is created by Silicon Graphics. .YAODL has been classified as 3D Image Files. The format of .YAODL file is Binary.

.YAODL is PowerFlip 3D Image File

3D model used by PowerFlip, a program used to view and spin 3D objects; may contain polygons, NURBS, quad-meshes, object parameters, textures, and colors for objects, facets, and vertexes.

YAODL stands for "Yet Another Object Description Language." The format was originally used to store 3D models for PowerFlip demonstrations. It was not widely adopted and is no longer used by Silicon Graphics (SGI).

How to Open .YAODL file on different platforms

Open .YAODL File on Windows

  • Right-click a .YAODL
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .YAODL file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .YAODL files" Press "Ok"

Open .YAODL File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .YAODL file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .YAODL File on Linux

Right click on the .YAODL file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .YAODL File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .YAODL file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .YAODL File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .YAODL files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .YAODL files

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