FBR is a video file format developed by BlueBerry for FlashBack screen recording software tool. FBR files are editable and can be used to create various tutorial videos or screencasts. Flashback also supports video embedding and many advanced editing tools.
FBR is a draft file created during video editing with Flashback. Free version of Flashback allows only playback of FBR files, while the full version is capable of exporting created videos to many popular media formats or shared over the internet.
Programs that can handle FBR files are as follows. FBR files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.
Being unable to open files with FBR extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with FBR extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with FBR files.
Problems with opening and working with FBR files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with FBR files being present on your machine. This one is an easy one. Select FlashBack Express or one of the recommended programs (for example, BB FlashBack) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit FlashBack Express website and download the installer.
If you already have FlashBack Express installed on your systems and FBR files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why FBR files are not compatible with FlashBack Express. The latest version of FlashBack Express should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.
After installing FlashBack Express (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open FBR files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent
The procedure to change the default program in Windows
The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS
If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the FBR file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.
If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the FBR file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the FBR file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.
If the FBR file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with FBR extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.
There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the FlashBack Screen Recording file.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open FBR files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with FlashBack Screen Recording files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with FBR files affecting older versions of given software.
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