The File Extensions Database

.BVR File Extension

  • Developer by: Perspective Software
  • Category: Video Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .BVR file?

.BVR is Blue Iris Video

Video file recorded by Blue Iris security video recording software; often used in stores, malls, and other commercial sites; allows video to be played back and scrolled based on motion events (e.g., a customer walking by) captured in the video.

BVR files are saved in a proprietary format and can only be played with Blue Iris video security and Webcam software.

Programs that open Blue Iris Video
Perspective Software Blue Iris

How to solve problems with BVR files

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