What is a .YNC File And How To Open It

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Have you downloaded a file with .ync extension, but you have never seen this extension before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. In this article we will explain what .ync file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .YNC file?

The .YNC file extension is from yEnc Encoded File. The file is a encoded file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .ync file on 1 platform.

How to open a .YNC file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .YNC file on various operating systems.

How to open a .YNC file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .ync file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .YNC file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .YNC file?

If you are still unable to open the .YNC file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .YNC file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .yog – Outerra, .yookoo – Penguin George, .yop – Psygnosis, .ypr – BYOB, .yps – Yahoo!. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .YNC file with the Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe program on Windows.