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.BLB File Extension

File Type 1Dreamworks Resource File

DeveloperDreamworks Interactive
Popularity
4.0 (6 Votes)
CategoryGame Files
FormatN/A

What is a BLB file?

Archive that contains game data for Dreamworks games, such as "The Neverhood" (released in 1996); may include several different types of media, such as background images, music, sound effects, and videos.

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BLB files are game data files and are not meant to be opened manually. However, you may be able to extract the contents of a BLB file using a third-party tool, such as BLB Extractor.

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Programs that open BLB files
Windows
BLB Extractor
Updated 10/24/2012

File Type 2Interactive Fiction Package Game File

DeveloperAndrew Plotkin
Popularity
3.2 (6 Votes)
CategoryGame Files
FormatN/A

.BLB File Association 2

Game package file used by Interactive Fiction (IF) interpreters such as Zoom or Spatterlight; similar to a .BLORB file; contains the story and other files that enhance gameplay; includes resource files for sound effects, cover art, and music.

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BLB files containing Glulx games will most likely appear with the .GLB or .GBLORB extension. BLB files containing Z-code games often appear with .ZBLORB or ZLB extensions.

NOTE: Most Glulx games are contained in BLB files, whereas a small amount of Z-machine games use the format.

Programs that open BLB files
Windows
Windows Frotz
Mac
Zoom
Spatterlight
Linux
Zoom
Updated 11/7/2014

File Type 3Blob Data File

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
2.0 (4 Votes)
CategoryData Files
FormatN/A

.BLB File Association 3

Collection of data stored in a binary format known as a "Binary Large Object" or "BLOB;" used by various database programs to store large amounts of data; often used as a data type for database fields that contain images or other multimedia data.

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Blob files are also used to transfer large amounts of data from one database to another. This process is sometimes referred to as "blobbing" the data to another database.

Programs that open BLB files
Windows
Various database programs
Mac
Various database programs
Updated 11/13/2008

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