.BLK File Extension

File Type:
AutoCAD Block Template File

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

What is a BLK file?

Blk file extension has AutoCAD Block Template file type, developed by Autodesk, which is associated with the "cad files" category.

Used by AutoCAD, the file contains drawing elements that may be applied for publishing a drawing to a .DWF, .DWFX, or .PDF format. The file may also save the drawing blocks along with their properties.

Users may employ BLK files to manage the published data. BLK files are easy to generate through AutoCAD, using either the Block Template dialog box, or the Attribute Extraction wizard.

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

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File Type:
AutoCAD Block Template File
CAD Files

How to open BLK file?

Double click the blk 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 .blk 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 blk 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 blk 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 BLK 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 blk file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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