BRAW file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.braw - Blackmagic RAW Data

The BRAW video files are related to Blackmagic RAW. The BRAW file is a Blackmagic RAW Data. Blackmagic RAW is a new video codec that combines the quality and benefits of RAW with the ease of use.

Blackmagic RAW
Video files
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Blackmagic RAW Data related extensions:
Bink Tools Full Motion Video
Sony AVCHD Video
PCSX Captured Movie
DivX Media Subtitle
JVC Multimedia File
Sony Playstation Video Stream

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

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

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

baw, bra, brw, fraw, raw

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

BrainLED AlfaWave Session
BIAS Fringe Processor Image
PLINK Additive and Dominant Component Data
Autodesk Softimage FCurves RAW Data
Sentry 2020 Encryption Data

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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