Viewing and Transformation

OpenText Brava!

Content collaboration tool to securely view, annotate, redact, and transform virtually any file, on any device


Ensure efficient, electronic collaboration and reviews

OpenText™ Brava!™ is a secure viewer that provides access to content in virtually any format, on any device, without allowing the source file to be edited. Content collaboration tools enable users to view the content they need and collaborate securely with both internal and external stakeholders. Brava! does this all within defined business rules so organizations can operate efficiently, while meeting compliance and security objectives.

Why choose OpenText Brava!

  • Any file type, anytime, anywhere

    Enjoy seamless compatibility between the content collaboration tools and all major web browsers across PCs, Macs, and devices—no need to install native applications on every desktop.

How Brava! can benefit business

Discover the advantages of using Brava!

  • Accelerate review processes

    Perform parallel or serial review processes for more efficient content reviews and ensure all annotations are handled according to business rules.

  • Work with any file type

    Leverage content collaboration tools for practically any type of file format, including Microsoft documents, PDFs, and CAD drawings, as well as multi-content files, xrefs, images, and video clips.

  • Retain the integrity of your source documents

    Maintain original files unaltered with any annotation or redaction saved as a separate, overlaid XML file ensuring the source file remains safe in the repository.

  • Collaborate while keeping information secure

    Remove sensitive content from documents using flexible redaction tools. Redactions can be done automatically with pattern matching or text searching, or completed manually with area selection tools.


  • Universal viewing

    Enables viewing and collaboration on practically any file type without needing the native applications.

  • Annotation tool set

    Provide easy-to-use annotation features in the content collaboration tool, such as text highlights, text strikethroughs, checkviews, stamps, lines, and drawings. Changemark notes and Changemark entities house conversations, bringing added value to the collaboration process.

  • Redaction tool set

    Permanently removes sensitive data from documents instead of just hiding it. The tool set allows group-based views to give some users access to the restricted content, while providing others with a redacted view.

  • Performance features

    Allows quick access to specific content with powerful search features, page thumbnails, and fast viewing.

  • Secure publishing

    Publishes any type of file to TIFF, PDF, or the OpenText secure Content Sealed Format (CSF) with persistent file security, including password protection and an expiration date.

  • 3D support

    Enables users to rotate and zoom, explode assemblies, view cross sections, take measurements, locate parts, browse part information, and share views.

Frequently asked questions

Brava! supports a wide range of file types, including documents, CAD drawings, images, videos, and 3D models.

Brava! ensures secure viewing by allowing access to content without the ability to edit the source file, maintaining document integrity.

Yes, Brava! can be integrated into business processes, allowing for electronic collaboration and reviews within defined business rules.

Brava! offers flexible redaction tools for removing sensitive content from documents, including automatic and manual options.

Yes, Brava! provides numerous features for 3D file collaboration, including rotating, zooming, part information browsing, and sharing views.

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Brava! resources

Protecting Personal Identifiable Information (PII) using Brava!

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Brava! enterprise supported formats

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