STY File

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. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

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 ten different STY openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: December 11, 2022

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.

  • Labeler Style
  • Lattice Diamond Strategy
  • Legend Style
  • Microsoft DirectMusic Style
  • Microsoft Word For DOS Style Sheet
  • Quattro Pro Style
  • Stanford Graphics Style Master
  • 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.

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

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