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Details of extension .yw2

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Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .yw2 file?
  • Which program can create the .yw2 file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .yw2 format?
  • What can convert .yw2 files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .yw2 extension?
yWriter Project .yw2 file icon

yWriter Project

The YW2 file is a yWriter Project. Writer is a word processor which breaks your novel into chapters and scenes, helping you keep track of your work while leaving your mind free to create.
Category: Project files
Application: yWriter
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
yw3, yw4, yw5, yw6, ywp
Related extensions:
.ygn yGen Project
.xclp Microsoft Research Cliplets Project
.fxcop Microsoft FxCop Project
.ubot UBot Studio Project
.ispro InstallSimple Project

Other types of files may also use the .yw2 file extension. If you have helpful information about .yw2 extension, write to us!

The .yw2 filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

y2 (1)

Can't open a .yw2 file?

If you want to open a .yw2 file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .yw2 association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.yw2

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android