BGL file format description

Many people share .bgl files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .bgl file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .bgl files.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bgl - MS Flight Simulator Compressed Scenery

The BGL game data files are related to Microsoft Flight Simulator. The BGL file is a Microsoft Flight Simulator Compressed Scenery. Microsoft Flight Simulator is a flight simulator developed by Microsoft for its Windows operating system.

Microsoft Flight Simulator
Game Data files
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MS Flight Simulator Compressed Scenery related extensions:
Big Red Racing Vehicle Data
Heavy Metal F.A.K.K. 2 TIKI Model
Heroes of Might and Magic IV Data
3DCG Animation and Pose Data
Enigma: Rising Tide Game Data
NoLimits Roller Coaster Track Package

.gls - Babylon Glossary Data

The GLS data files are related to Babylon. The GLS file is a Babylon Glossary Data. Babylon is a single-click dictionary and translator tool.

Data files
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Babylon Glossary Data related extensions:
Babylon Dictionary Data
Babylon License Data
Babylon Glossary Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .bgl file extension. Even harmful programs can create .bgl files. Be especially cautious with .bgl files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .bgl file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .bgl file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

bbl, bfl, bg, bgi, bgm, bgo, bgp, bhl, bl, blg, bnl, brl, btl, bvl, fgl

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Animal Quest Game Data
Backgammon for Windows Saved Game
Binary Linework TIFF Image
Visual Basic Global Declaration
HP Graphic Language Document
Basic4GL 3D Model

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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