The File Extensions Database

.BNR File Extension

  • Developer by: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
  • Category: System Files

What is an .BNR file?

.BNR is Nintento Wii homebrew data

The bnr file extension is related to Nintendo Wii gaming console and its homebrew development.

Opening.bnr, also known as, is a file related to Wii homebrew development.

The file is one of the first read by the Wii when a new DVD is inserted (as is for channels), and it is used to display the banner (the channel animation).

Even though Opening.bnr shares the name with the file on the GameCube, the content of the file has no resemblance to the GC Opening.bnr file.

How to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .bnr 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.

How to solve problems with BNR files

  • Associate the BNR file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any BNR file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.BNR files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the BNR file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .BNR is Nintento Wii homebrew data. Because only the current version supports the latest BNR file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Nintendo Co., Ltd. manufacturer website after an available .BNR is Nintento Wii homebrew data update.
  • To make sure that your BNR file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.