File Type 1 Generic IconBlob Data File
File Format Standard
Usage Open manually
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average

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.

Open With

IconVarious database programs


IconVarious database programs

Updated 2007
File Type 2 Generic IconDreamworks Resource File
File Format Proprietary (Dreamworks Interactive)
Usage Open manually; may be referenced by an application
Rank ★ ☆ ☆  Uncommon

A BLB file is a game data archive used by "The Neverhood" and other games published by Dreamworks Interactive. It is a container format that may include several different files, such as sounds effects, music, videos, and graphics.

The contents of a BLB file can be extracted using BLB Extractor. Additionally, some third-party scripts can parse BLB files and may allow you to view the files contained within a BLB archive.

Open With

IconBLB Extractor

Updated October 16, 2012
Information from the PC File Extensions Reference