BIAR file format description

Many people often share .biar files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .biar files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .biar files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .biar files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .biar file format.

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.

Application:SAP Business Objects
Category:Data files
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Business Intelligence Archive Resource related extensions:

  • pkr PGP Public Keyring File
  • loc TopoGrafix Location Data
  • 10t StudioTax Income Tax Data
  • mpp MobileFrame Project Publisher Data
  • scad OpenSCAD Script
  • fnx Fenix Key Data

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .biar file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .biar extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .biar files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .biar files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

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 an extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .biar file

To set the .biar file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as Photos for image files or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set .biar file association. Many applications can open .biar files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .biar file extension is often given incorrectly

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

bar, bia, iar

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .biar filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .biar:

Operating systems

At, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by

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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