.BRL File Extension

File Type:
MicroBraille File

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

What is a BRL file?

Brl file extension has MicroBraille file type, which is associated with the "data files" category.

MicroBraille files have this extension attached to them. Braille characters in BRL files are encoded, but can be read by programs that have braille-to-speech functions; braille embossers will also do the trick. BRL files are similar to files with the .BRF extension. Both this formats – BRL and BRF – are often used for digital publications for blind people. 


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

brl file icon
File Type:
MicroBraille File
Data Files

How to open BRL file?

Double click the brl 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 .brl 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 brl 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 brl 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 BRL 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 brl file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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