The .bfr file extension is related to the Network Instruments Observer and used for its captured packet files.

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

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BFR file - Network Instruments Observer file

What is bfr file? How to open bfr files?

File type specification:

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The BFR file extension is associated with the Observer network analysis tool for Microsoft Windows operating system developed by Network Instruments. The .bfr file stores captured data from network packets.

The default software associated to bfr file type:

Observer picture or screenshot

Observer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Viavi Solutions Inc.

Observer is network analyzing utility for network managers, architects, and engineers to achieve peak performance.

Help how to open:

Use Network Instruments Observer, or Wireshark to open .bfr files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .bfr 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.

List of software applications associated to the .bfr 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 bfr file, edit bfr file, convert bfr file, view bfr file, play bfr file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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

  • Open bfr file
  • Create bfr file

Software that open bfr file - Network Instruments Observer file

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with bfr file by default:
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