BYT file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.byt - MATLAB MAT5 Format Data

The BYT data files are related to MATLAB. The BYT file is a MATLAB MAT5 Format Data. MATLAB (Matrix Laboratory) is a multi-paradigm numerical computing environment and proprietary programming language developed by MathWorks.

Data files
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MATLAB MAT5 Format Data related extensions:
MATLAB AutoSave File
MATLAB Install Data
MATLAB Component Technology File
MATLAB File Installation Key

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

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

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

bgt, bht, bjt, bt, btt, bty, by, nyt, yt

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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