.BLB File Extension
File Type 1Dreamworks Resource File
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.
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.
File Type 2Interactive Fiction Package Game File
.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.
NOTE: Most Glulx games are contained in BLB files, whereas a small amount of Z-machine games use the format.
File Type 3Blob Data File
.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.
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.