File Extension Library

.YBK File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Misc Files

What is an .YBK file?

.YBK file extension is created by Microsoft. .YBK has been classified as Misc Files.

.YBK is Microsoft Encarta Yearbook File

Contains updates to articles and other content in the Encarta encyclopedia; helps keep Encarta information up-to-date without upgrading the entire program; located in the "\Program Files\Microsoft Reference\Encarta Encyclopedia\UpdateXX\" directory.

File Type 2:

YanCEyWare eBook

Developer by: YanCEyWare Category: eBook Files Format: Binary

Electronic book that can be read on a desktop computer using YanCEyDesktop; can also be read on a Pocket PC PDA using YanCEyWare Reader; supports text, graphics, highlighting, links across e-books, and page viewing history; common format used for storing The Church of Latter-day Saints literature and other religious texts, though it can be used for other nonfiction and fictional texts as well.

YBK files must be stored in the \Library\ directory of the SD card used by the PDA in order to work correctly.

YanCEyWare Reader for Pocket PC and Windows Mobile were distributed as donation-ware from the YanCEyWare website. However, the software is no longer available or maintained.

How to Open .YBK file on different platforms

Open .YBK File on Windows

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

Open .YBK File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .YBK 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 .YBK File on Linux

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

Open .YBK File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .YBK 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 .YBK 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 .YBK files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .YBK files

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