AYM file format description

Many people share .aym files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .aym file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .aym files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.aym - Z80 Music Code with AY Music

The AYM audio files are related to AY-3-8910/12 Emulator. The AYM file is a Z80 Music Code with AY Music. The AY-3-8910 is a 3-voice programmable sound generator (PSG) designed by General Instrument in 1978.

AY-3-8910/12 Emulator
Audio files
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Z80 Music Code with AY Music related extensions:
DR-97 Digital Recorder SP Audio
Magix Movie Edit Pro Audio Data
Myriad Melody Assistant Stand-Alone Music Score
Sony PlayStation 2 Music Data
Sound Designer 2 Right Channel Data
Samplitude Music Studio HD Audio

Naturally, other applications may also use the .aym file extension. Even harmful programs can create .aym files. Be especially cautious with .aym files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .aym file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


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 one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .aym file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

agm, ahm, ajm, am, amy, atm, aum, ay, ayn, yam, ym

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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