BER file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ber - ASN-1Step Basic Encoding Rules Data

The BER development files are related to OSS ASN-1Step. The BER file is an ASN-1Step Basic Encoding Rules Data. OSS ASN-1Step is a versatile tool built to ease ASN.1 application development and testing.

Development files
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ASN-1Step Basic Encoding Rules Data related extensions:
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .ber file extension. Even harmful programs can create .ber files. Be especially cautious with .ber files coming from an unknown source!

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

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

bdr, be, bed, bee, bef, bet, bfr, br, bre, brr, bsr, bwr, ebr, er, ger

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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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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