BRL file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.brl - BRL-CAD Document

The BRL document files are related to BRL-CAD. The BRL file is a BRL-CAD Document. BRL-CAD is a constructive solid geometry (CSG) solid modeling computer-aided design (CAD) system.

Document files
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BRL-CAD Document related extensions:
BRL-CAD Geometry Document
BRL-CAD 2D Plot Data

.brl - MicroBraille Document

The BRL document files are related to MicroBraille. The BRL file is a MicroBraille Document. MicroBraille is a Braille word processing program for the IBM-PC for sighted transcribers. The MicroBraille seems to be no longer supported.

Document files
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MicroBraille Document related extensions:
Septium Secure Document
DataCAD Plus Layer Data
CrystalMaker X Document
Microsoft Access Report
Well Logger v2 Document
KeyCAD Drawing Document

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

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

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

bdl, bel, bfl, bgl, bl, blr, br, br1, bri, brk, brm, bro, brp, btl, frl

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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PTC Creo Bundle File
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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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