Saving pictures creates unreadable files unless '.jpg' or '.png' or another image extension is manually added to the end of the file name


Windows 7 Professional Version 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601
Brave: 0.19.105
rev: 51f8ba56ca1c1409ddd0620b12650bb7f81c2f79
Muon: 4.5.16
libchromiumcontent: 62.0.3202.94
V8: 6.2.414.42
Node.js: 7.9.0
Update Channel: Release
OS Platform: Microsoft Windows
OS Release: 6.1.7601
OS Architecture: x64

  • D. Detailed step-by-step instructions of how you came across the issue.

    • Find a picture on a website such as type in search words of your choice & hit [Enter]
    • Click “Images” to get the Image Search,
    • Click on an image,
    • Click “View Image,” to the right of the image,
    • On the image that opened in a New Tab Right-Click and select “Save Image…”
    • Change the “File name” (w/o adding a file extension)
    • Then click “Save” & try to open the saved ‘image’


Thanks for reporting @life777eternal,

It’s a known issue for Windows users when user rename the download file. Temporary workaround is saving without change the file name or rename without remove the extension.

And the team is working to fix it.

closed #3

Duplicate of Missing file extensions