BTRFS file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.btrfs - BTRFS Image

The BTRFS disk image files are related to BTRFS. The BTRFS file is a BTRFS Image. Btrfs is a file system based on the copy-on-write (COW) principle.

Disk Image files
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BTRFS Image related extensions:
Commodore CBM-8050 Disk Image
Modeling Markup Language Document
Encrypted Private Folder
IsoPuzzle Flag File
WinImage ZIP Compressed Disk Set
Rohos Disk Image

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

Can't open a .btrfs 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.

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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