.BR File Extension

File Type:
Brotli Compressed File

Having trouble opening .br extension? Don't panic! This page explains what br files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open br files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a BR file?

Br file extension has Brotli Compressed file type, which is associated with the "web files" category.

Files compressed with an open source compression algorithm named Brotli receive this extension. They contain compressed webpage assets, for example, .CSS, .SVG, .JS, and .XML files. Web browsers Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox use .BR files to improve page loading speed. The .BR format was designed to become a successor of the older Zopfli compression algorithm. Compression offered by the BR format is roughly by 20% better than Zopfli’s. 

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

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File Type:
Brotli Compressed File
Web Files

How to open BR file?

Double click the br file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .br extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the br extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the br file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open BR files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the br file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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