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.Y File Extension

File Type 1Yacc Source File

DeveloperStephen C. Johnson
3.8 (28 Votes)
CategoryDeveloper Files

What is a Y file?

Developer file used by Yacc (Yet Another Compiler-Compiler), a program used to generate source code parsers; contains formal declarations for how a programming language is defined; used for generating parsers for various languages.

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NOTE: Yacc has been used for creating the parser for the C programming language.

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Programs that open Y files

Updated 2/21/2011

File Type 2Subsampled Raw YUV Image

2.4 (5 Votes)
CategoryRaster Image Files

.Y File Association 2

One of three files from a split .PPM file; others are .U and .V files; YUV representation is used by the Stanford MPEG codec.

Programs that open Y files

Updated 1/6/2007

File Type 3Amiga Yabba Compressed File

1.4 (5 Votes)
CategoryCompressed Files

.Y File Association 3

File archive compressed using Amiga Yabba compression, a type of compression used only on Amiga systems.

Programs that open Y files

Updated 8/4/2010

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