File Extension Library

.YM File Extension

  • Developer by: Atari
  • Category: Audio Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .YM file?

.YM file extension is created by Atari. .YM has been classified as Audio Files. The format of .YM file is Binary.

.YM is Atari ST Audio File

Audio file used by the Atari ST, an older computer system that was discontinued in the early 1990s; contains an audio loop or track that can be played back with the Atari ST YM chip; supports storage for the song name, author, comments, and the audio data itself.

Even though the Atari ST system has been discontinued, YM audio can still be played back with several Windows applications.

List of all softwares that can open the Atari ST Audio File
Audio Overload
YM to XM
Nullsoft Winamp with Chipamp plug-in
Nullsoft Winamp with V_Soft Vortex AY/YM Chip Emulator plug-in
Microsoft Internet Explorer with ST-Sound plug-in
Audio Overload
Audio Overload

How to Open .YM file on different platforms

Open .YM File on Windows

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

Open .YM File on Mac

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

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

Open .YM File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .YM files

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