The File Extensions Database

.BRS File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .BRS file?

.BRS is RoboHelp Browse Sequence File

File created by RoboHelp, an application used for creating Windows help documentation; saves a browse sequence, which allows the help readers to move through a series of help topics; included as part of a RoboHelp project (.XPJ).

Browse sequences can be created by choosing Tools → Browse Sequence Editor.

NOTE: BRS files are saved in a plain text format and can be viewed with a text editor.

Programs that open RoboHelp Browse Sequence File
Adobe RoboHelp

How to solve problems with BRS files

  • Associate the BRS file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any BRS file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.BRS files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the BRS 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 .BRS is RoboHelp Browse Sequence File. Because only the current version supports the latest BRS file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Adobe Systems manufacturer website after an available .BRS is RoboHelp Browse Sequence File update.
  • To make sure that your BRS file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.