What is a .BRG File And How To Open It – Microsoft (Guide)

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Have you came across a file with the .brg extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .brg file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .BRG file?

The file extension .BRG stands for Age of Mythology Model File. This file extension belongs to the developer Microsoft. This 3D images related file is in binary format.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .brg file on 1 platform.

How to open a .BRG file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .BRG file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .BRG file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .brg file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the AOM Edit software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Microsoft Age of Mythology and AOM Edit.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .BRG file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the AOM Edit software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .BRG file?

If you cannot open the .BRG file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .BRG file.brg – Bentley Systems. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .BRG file with the AOM Edit, Microsoft Age of Mythology programs on Windows.