YAML File Type

- The quick facts

What are YAML files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a YAML 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 YAML file?

A .YAML file is a YAML Serialized Data file.

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 YAML files

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

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 4 different YAML openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: March 9, 2022

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Microsoft Web Platform ExtensionsMicrosoft Web Platform ExtensionsUser submitted
Edge Code CCEdge Code CCUser submitted
BracketsBracketsUser submitted
EditPlusEditPlusUser submitted

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