.Y File Extension

Developer:
Stephen C. Johnson
File Type:
Yacc Source File
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Having trouble opening .y extension? Don't panic! This page explains what y files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open y files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a Y file?

Y file extension has Yacc Source file type, developed by Stephen C. Johnson, which is associated with the "developer files" category.

Associated with Yacc (Yet Another Compiler-Compiler), the source file provides declarations used for defining a programming language. It allows creating parsers for different languages.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

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Developer:
Stephen C. Johnson
File Type:
Yacc Source File
Category:
Developer Files
Format:
Text

How to open Y file?

Double click the y file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .y extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the y extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".
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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the y file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open Y files

  • Windows Windows
    • Microsoft Visual Studio with MKS Lex & Yacc plug-in Microsoft Visual Studio with MKS Lex & Yacc plug-in
    • Any text editor Any text editor
  • MacOS MacOS
    • Apple Xcode Apple Xcode
    • Berkeley Yacc Berkeley Yacc
    • Yacc Yacc
    • Any text editor Any text editor
  • Linux Linux
    • Berkeley Yacc Berkeley Yacc
    • Bison Bison
    • Yacc Yacc
    • Any text editor Any text editor

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the y file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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