.BLB File Extension

.BLB File Extension

File Type 1

Dreamworks Resource File

Developer Dreamworks Interactive
Popularity
4.3  |  8 Votes
Category Game Files
Format N/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.

More Information

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
Updated October 24, 2012
File Type 2

Interactive Fiction Package Game File

Developer Andrew Plotkin
Popularity
3.2  |  6 Votes
Category Game Files
Format N/A

What is a BLB file?

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.

More Information

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
Mac
Free
Linux
Free
Updated November 7, 2014
File Type 3

Blob Data File

Developer N/A
Popularity
2.0  |  4 Votes
Category Data Files
Format N/A

What is a BLB file?

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.

More Information

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 November 13, 2008

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