AYS file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ayu - AY Paste Data

The AYU data files are related to AY Paste. The AYU file is an AY Paste Data. AY Paste is a tool that will enhance your clipboard by saving your last copies into predefined buttons. The AY Paste seems to be no longer supported.

AY Paste
Data files
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AY Paste Data related extensions:
Corel WordPerfect Equation Data
Fluke LinkWare Database
Lipikar Custom Map
1Password Backup Data
SoftMax Pro GxP 4 Data
Gretl Text Data

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

Can't open a .ays 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 .ays file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ags, ahs, as, asy, ats, aus, ay, wys, xys, ys, zys

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Atari Graphics Studio Image
AutoREALM Symbols
Asymptote Document
Xilinx CORE Generator Graphical Symbol File
Y86 Assembler Source Code
AGS Data File

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