BLEND2 file format description

Many people often share .blend2 files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .blend2 files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .blend2 files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .blend2 files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .blend2 file format.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.blend1 - Blender Document Backup

The BLEND1 data files are related to Blender. The BLEND1 file is a Blender Document Backup. Blender is a free (GPL lincensed), popular Open Source 3D graphics application. Blender uses the BLEND file format to save nearly everything: Objects, Scenes, Textures, and even all your user interface window settings.

Data files
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Blender Document Backup related extensions:
Blender Data
Blender Document Backup
Blender Fluid Simulation Object
Blender Cache
Biovision Motion Data
Blender Fluid Simulation Velocity Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .blend2 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .blend2 files. Be especially cautious with .blend2 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .blend2 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 .blend2 file extension is often given incorrectly!

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. By providing this list, we aim to assist users in finding the correct information more easily and improving their overall search experience on our site.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:


Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .blend2 filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .blend2:

Blender Data

Operating systems

At, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by

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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