BIAR file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.biar - Business Intelligence Archive Resource

The BIAR data files are related to SAP Business Objects. The BIAR file is a Business Intelligence Archive Resource. Business Intelligence Archive Resource (BIAR) files are a packaging tool for managed content in a BusinessObjects Enterprise system. They can be used to archive folders and objects in the Enterprise repository so that they can be easily transferred to a different location. BusinessObjects is a query tool sold by a company by the same name which is used to create 'ad hoc' reports from data stored in databases in a client/server fashion.

SAP Business Objects
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Business Intelligence Archive Resource related extensions:
PGP Public Keyring File
TopoGrafix Location Data
StudioTax Income Tax Data
MobileFrame Project Publisher Data
OpenSCAD Script
WonderBit Life Photo Maker Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .biar file extension. Even harmful programs can create .biar files. Be especially cautious with .biar files coming from an unknown source!

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

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

bar, bia, iar

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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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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