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.YML File Extension

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File Type
This file is saved in a plain text format.
Therefore, you can view the contents of the file in a text editor.
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YAML Document
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File Format Description

File created in the YAML (YAML Ain't Markup Language) format, a human-readable data format used for data serialization; allows data to be written and read independent of any particular language; can be incorporated into many different programming languages using supporting YAML libraries, including C/C++, Ruby, Python, Java, Perl, C#, PHP, and others.

One example of YAML usage is the database.yml file, which is used by Ruby on Rails to save connection information when connecting to a database.

Program(s) that open .YML files
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Updated 5/22/2013