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OBR File Extension

Borland C++ Object Browser Data
  • Developer
    Micro Focus International plc
  • Category
  • Popularity
    4.2 (5 votes)

What is OBR file?

Full format name of files that use OBR extension is Borland C++ Object Browser Data. Micro Focus International plc defined the Borland C++ Object Browser Data format standard. Files with OBR extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. Files with OBR extension are categorized as Developer Files files. The Developer Files subset comprises 1205 various file formats. Borland C++ is by far the most used program for working with OBR files. Borland C++ software was developed by Micro Focus International plc, and on its official website you may find more information about OBR files or the Borland C++ software program.

Programs which support OBR file extension

The following listing features OBR-compatible programs. Files with OBR extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support OBR file

How to open file with OBR extension?

Problems with accessing OBR may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Borland C++ Object Browser Data files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the Borland C++

Install software to open OBR file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports OBR files installed on the system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Borland C++. 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 Borland C++ website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update Borland C++ to the latest version

Update software that support file extension OBRIf the problems with opening OBR files still occur even after installing Borland C++, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Borland C++ is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that Borland C++ cannot handle files with OBR may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Borland C++ is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Borland C++ Object Browser Data files with Borland C++

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate OBR files with latest version of Borland C++ you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with OBR file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the OBR file
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Borland C++ installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open OBR files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with OBR file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected OBR file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with OBR extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the OBR for errors

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper OBR file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check OBR file for viruses
1. The OBR may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the OBR is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the OBR file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Ensure the file with OBR extension is complete and error-free

Did you receive the OBR file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the OBR file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Borland C++ Object Browser Data file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle Borland C++

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support OBR files. Close all running programs and try opening the OBR file.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Borland C++ Object Browser Data files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with OBR files affecting older versions of given software.

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