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MBR file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.mbr - Saved Master Boot Record

MBR file is a Saved Master Boot Record. The master boot record is a small area at the beginning of a hard drive, before any partitions. When a computer is started, it looks on the master boot record for instructions on what to do next.

Disk Image files
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Saved Master Boot Record related extensions:
ISO 9660 Cd-Rom Disk Image
DVD Decrypter Splitted ISO Image
NTI CD/DVD-Maker Image
CDRWIN Cue Sheet File
CDRWIN Binary Data File
Commodore 64 Tape Image

.mbr - Zune Smooth Streaming File

MBR file is a Zune Smooth Streaming File. Zune was the brand of digital media products and services developed by Microsoft.

Video files
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Zune Smooth Streaming File related extensions:
Wavelet Compressed Video
Transport Stream
H.264 Bitstream
DVD-VR Video
Homecast PVR TP0 Video
Personal Video Recorder Video

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

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

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

mfr, mb, mbt, lbr, bmr, mvr, mnr, mbg, mbe, kbr, br, nbr, mrb, mgr, mbf

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Autodesk Maya 3D Binary Scene
Everio MediaBrowser 3D Edit Data
Mathematica Binary File
Moldflow Result
LU Library Archive
Omnis Library

Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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