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BREP file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.brep - Boundary Representation File

The BREP document files are related to FreeCAD. The BREP file is a Boundary Representation File. In solid modeling and computer-aided design, boundary representation-often abbreviated as B-rep or BREP—is a method for representing shapes using the limits. A solid is represented as a collection of connected surface elements, the boundary between solid and non-solid.

Document files
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Boundary Representation File related extensions:
FreeCAD Macro
FreeCAD Standard Document
FreeCAD Document Backup

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

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

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

bep, bre, brp, rep

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, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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