YAML Formatter

Enter your YAML in the below text area. It will format your YAML in the lower textarea.

If you are not able to format the YAML you pasted, check our FAQs.

FAQs for YAML Formatter

What is YAML?

YAML (YAML Ain't Markup Language) is a data serialization language widely used in configuration tools, but can also be used for storing data or in transmission. If you want to learn more about YAML syntax, checkout our YAML tutorial for beginners.

What is YAML Formatter?

YAML Formatter is a free web tool that helps you format and beautify YAML. It's easy, quickly and no need to install any software. It supports different type of indentations: from 1 to 4 spaces and from 1 to 4 tabs.

How do I use YAML Formatter?

First you select the type of indentation you want to give to the formatted YAML. This means that you have to select if you want to use spaces or tabs for indentation.

Then, select the amount of tabs or spaces you want to give to the output.

And last but not least, insert the YAML you want to format. The resulting YAML will be outputed below the Formatted YAML label after you press the Format YAML button.

Which browsers are supported?

All mayor web browsers are supported, including Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Opera.

Which devices does YAML Formatter work on?

YAML Formatter works in any device that supports any of the browsers mentioned before. It can be a smartphone, desktop computer, notebook, tablet, etc.

Does YAML Formatter save any of the data I format?

We don't save any of the data that you insert. We just receive your data, format it, and return it to you, without saving your data within the process.

Is YAML Formatter secure?

YAML Formatter is 100% secure. We use HTTPS for better performance and for security.