A bdr file extension is related to the Microsoft Publisher and used for its border files.

There is one other file type using
the BDR file extension!

empty icon.bdr - Microsoft Exchange non-delivery report body file

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Software that open bdr file

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BDR file extension - Microsoft Publisher border data

What is bdr file? How to open bdr files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

bdr file icon: bdr filetype icon

The bdr file extension is associated with Microsoft Publisher, a part of Microsoft Office Professional Suite, which is used for to create professional documents and other materials.

The bdr files contain pre-designed borders, including multiple patterns that can be applied to a Publisher pub document file using the Publisher's BorderArt feature.

Microsoft Publisher includes more than 160 of such borders, which are saved in 15 .bdr files located in the Office\Borders folder.

Updated: April 1, 2024

The default software associated to open bdr file:

Microsoft Publisher icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Publisher  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Publisher is a user-friendly desktop publishing application designed for creating professional-looking documents. Ideal for small businesses and home users, it features a wide array of templates and design tools, enabling the easy creation of brochures, newsletters, and posters. Its intuitive interface and drag-and-drop functionality make design accessible, emphasizing visual communication without requiring advanced graphic design skills.

Microsoft Office icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Office  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Office is popular productivity suite for Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Office contains a set of applications and services used to work with documents (Microsoft Word), spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel), presentations (Microsoft PowerPoint), databases (Microsoft Access) etc..

Microsoft Office can be also used to manage e-mail accounts, tasks, calendars and contacts (Microsoft Outlook). 

Help how to open:

Use Microsoft Publisher to work with *.bdr files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .bdr file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

File identification strings:

HEX code: 58 54 01 00
ASCII code: XT

List of software applications associated to the .bdr file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open bdr file, edit bdr file, convert bdr file, view bdr file, play bdr file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting bdr files.

Software that open bdr file - Microsoft Publisher border data

Programs supporting the exension bdr on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Microsoft Publisher for open bdr file action.

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