.BLB File Extension

Andrew Plotkin
File Type:
Interactive Fiction Package Game File

Having trouble opening .blb extension? Don't panic! This page explains what blb files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open blb files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a BLB file?

Blb file extension has Interactive Fiction Package Game file type, developed by Andrew Plotkin, which is associated with the "game files" category.

Associated with Interactive Fiction interpreters, the game file stores both the story and other files which help enhancing the gameplay. It is quite similar to .BLORB files.

BLB files may also contain resource files for music, special sound effects, and cover art. When saving Glulx games, BLB files usually use either .GLB, or .GBLORB extensions. For Z-code games, they typically come with .ZLB, or .ZBLORB file extensions.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

blb file icon
Andrew Plotkin
File Type:
Interactive Fiction Package Game File
Game Files

How to open BLB file?

Double click the blb file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .blb extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the blb extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the blb file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open BLB files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the blb file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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