BFRES file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bfres - Mario Kart 8 Binary Cafe Resources Data

The BFRES game data files are related to Mario Kart 8. The BFRES file is a Mario Kart 8 Binary Cafe Resources Data. Mario Kart 8 is a racing game developed by Nintendo. BFRES is an archive format used on Wii U and in Mario Kart 8 to store graphics data.

Mario Kart 8
Game Data files
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Mario Kart 8 Binary Cafe Resources Data related extensions:
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .bfres file extension. Even harmful programs can create .bfres files. Be especially cautious with .bfres files coming from an unknown source!

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

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

bcres, brres, fres

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Autodesk Inventor Stress Analysis Results Data
Nintendo 3DS Animation Data
BRRES Resource Package

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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