Files with brd extension are in most cases PCB schematics prepared using the Autodesk EAGLE software.

There are 4 other file types using
the BRD file extension!

empty icon.brd - BizInt data transfer file

brd icon.brd - Winning Bridge saved hand data

empty icon.brd - Cadence PCB design

empty icon.brd - KiCad PCB design

BRD file extension - EAGLE Circuit Board data

What is brd file? How to open brd files?

File type specification:

3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type icon 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type

File extension brd is associated with EAGLE (short for Easily Applicable Graphical Layout Editor), a CAE program for creating PCB schematics, developed and sold by CadSoft Computer, Inc.

A .brd file contains CAE data about a single PCB created and saved in the program. If there is also a .sch file (schematics) with the same file name, both are loaded at once, when a .brd file is opened.

brd files is also viewable in FreeCAD tool with installed FreeCAD-PCB mod.

Updated: November 21, 2023

The default software associated to open brd file:

EAGLE Layout Editor icon

CadSoft Computer, Inc. logoEAGLE Layout Editor  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
CadSoft Computer, Inc.

EAGLE is a fully featured PCB design program with over 20 years of continuous development marketed by CadSoft Computer, Inc. It is a easy to learn layout editor available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux platform. The program is also available in Light version for free.

Help how to open:

Use EAGLE program to open .brd files (EAGLE boards).

How to convert:

EAGLE can export .brd files to various bitmap formats such as PNG.

Find conversions from brd file:

brd to bmp

brd to gbr

brd to jpg

brd to pdf

brd to png

brd to step

brd to svg

Find converter to brd file type:

dra to brd

dsn to brd

jpg to brd

lbr to brd

max to brd

pdf to brd

sch to brd

List of software applications associated to the .brd 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 brd file, edit brd file, convert brd file, view brd file, play brd 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 able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting brd files.

Software that open brd file - EAGLE Circuit Board data

Programs supporting the exension brd on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about EAGLE Layout Editor for open brd file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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