File Extension Library


.YDL File Extension

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

What is an .YDL file?

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

.YDL is PowerFlip YAODL 3D Image File

3D model used by PowerFlip, a program used to view and rotate three-dimensional models; may include polygons, quad-meshes, NURBS, texture coordinates, and object properties; supports colors for objects, facets, and vertices.

YDL is short for YAODL, which is an acronym for "Yet Another Object Description Language." Silicon Graphics, the developer of the YAODL file format, no longer uses YAODL files.

How to Open .YDL file on different platforms

Open .YDL File on Windows

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

Open .YDL File on Mac

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

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

Open .YDL File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .YDL files

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