CBR File Type

- The quick facts

What are CBR files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CBR file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a CBR file?

CBR files have multiple uses, and CDisplay RAR Archived Comic Book is one of them.

CDisplay RAR Archived Comic Book

The files that contain the .cbr file extension are CDisplay RAR Archived Comic Book files. The CBR files are also commonly referred to as Comic Book Reader Files.

These files are generally saved in the RAR file format but have been renamed with the .cbr file extension to notate what type of contents the CBR file contains.

CBR files normally contain compressed JPEG, PNG, and static GIF images. These images are compiled and are saved to a single compressed file archive.

These file archives are often used for storing and displaying digital comic books and other collections of related illustrations.

How to open CBR files

We have identified 5 CBR openers that are compatible with this specific type of CBR file.

Programs that open CDisplay RAR Archived Comic Book files

CDisplayCDisplayVerified
CBR ReaderCBR ReaderVerified
STDU ViewerSTDU ViewerVerified
Icecream Ebook ReaderIcecream Ebook ReaderVerified
Stuffit ExpanderStuffit ExpanderVerified

Last updated: March 17, 2022

All known file formats using extension .CBR

While CDisplay RAR Archived Comic Book is a popular type of CBR-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .CBR extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

The Print Shop Deluxe Certificate Borders

These files are part of the Companion add-on for Print Shop Deluxe.

CBR opener for Windows

We have identified one CBR opener that is compatible with this specific type of CBR file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of CBR files. Remember, different programs may use CBR files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Final Media PlayerFinal Media PlayerUser submitted
HoneyviewHoneyviewUser submitted
PDFlitePDFliteUser submitted
Go PDF ReaderGo PDF ReaderUser submitted
PowerArchiverPowerArchiverUser submitted
ArtweaverArtweaverUser submitted
ComicalComicalUser submitted
Artweaver FreeArtweaver FreeUser submitted
ZipegZipegUser submitted
CDisplayExCDisplayExUser submitted

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