STY File Type

- The quick facts

What are STY files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a STY file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a STY file?

STY files have multiple uses, and Beyond Words Composer Style is one of them.

Beyond Words Composer Style

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open STY files

Important: Different programs may use files with the STY file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your STY file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different STY openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: February 28, 2022

All known file formats using extension .STY

While Beyond Words Composer Style is a popular type of STY-file, we know of 7 different uses of the .STY extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Microsoft Word for DOS Stylesheet

The .sty file extension is most commonly associated with old versions of the Microsoft Word word processing application. Style sheet files created in the MS-DOS version of Microsoft Word are saved with the .sty file extension.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different STY openers which you will find listed below.

More file formats using the STY extension

Through our research of STY files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail, and we would love to hear from you if you have information about either of them.

Lattice Diamond Strategy

Legend Style

Microsoft DirectMusic Style

Ventura Publisher Stylesheet

Yamaha General Style

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of STY files. Remember, different programs may use STY files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

MiKTeXMiKTeXUser submitted
Band-in-a-BoxBand-in-a-BoxUser submitted
TeXworksTeXworksUser submitted
CanvasCanvasUser submitted
WinEdtWinEdtUser submitted
Canvas XCanvas XUser submitted
LUW95 ApplicationLUW95 ApplicationUser submitted
MicroGDSMicroGDSUser submitted
RealDrums Set 2c - Country and ReggaeRealDrums Set 2c - Country and ReggaeUser submitted
Harvard GraphicsHarvard GraphicsUser submitted