.GBLORB File Extension

File Type:
Glulx Blorb Game File

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

What is a GBLORB file?

Gblorb file extension has Glulx Blorb Game file type, which is associated with the "game files" category.

Typically used by Interactive Fiction interpreters, the game file saves a Glulx story. It makes use of the Blorb format, which allows storing various game data files altogether in one archive. 
Comparing to .ULX files, GBLORB files involve a Blorb wrapper allowing it to save other resource files. GBLORB files have a lot in common with .BLORB files, except that they can only store Glulx games. Those files that are used by Z-machines typically come with the .ZBLORB extension.

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

gblorb file icon
File Type:
Glulx Blorb Game File
Game Files

How to open GBLORB file?

Double click the gblorb 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 .gblorb 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 gblorb 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".

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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 gblorb 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 GBLORB files

  • Windows Windows
  • MacOS MacOS
    • Zoom Zoom
    • Spatterlight Spatterlight
  • Linux Linux
    • Zoom Zoom
  • Android Android
    • Twisty Twisty

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 gblorb file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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