BLN file format description

BLN file format

We made this page to help you understand how to work with BLN files. Here, you can find info on software that can handle these files. It includes simple programs for opening and converting them.

Learn about the BLN file and its functions here!

We also explain how to convert them into other types. It's simple and hassle-free. For opening or changing BLN files, this page offers all the tools you need.

#1 Golden Software Blanking

The BLN file is categorized under Data. It is associated with MapViewer, serving as a Golden Software Blanking. he Golden Software (GS) Blanking file is an ASCII format file used to store geographic information including areas (polygons), curves (polylines), and points. Even though the primary use of GS Blanking files is to indicate regions to be "blanked-out", they can also be used for simple boundaries and illustration purposes. Visit the website of MapViewer for a detailed description of the BLN format.

Category:Data files
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Golden Software Blanking related extensions

  • gsm MapViewer Project File

#2 Rise of Nations Campaign Media Data

The MM file is categorized under Game Data. It is associated with Rise of Nations, serving as a Rise of Nations Campaign Media Data. Rise of Nations is a real-time strategy computer game, developed by Big Huge Games and published by Microsoft on May 20, 2003. Visit the website of Rise of Nations for a detailed description of the MM format.

Application:Rise of Nations
Category:Game Data files
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Rise of Nations Campaign Media Data related extensions

  • cml Crazy Machines Lab Data
  • dn2 Duke Nukem II Game Data
  • con Train Simulator Model Identification
  • sqs Operation FlashPoint Script

Did someone accidentally misspell the BLN filename?

The BLN filename extension may be misspelled. We compiled a list of similar file extensions to help you find errors.

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Windows can't open your BLN file?

When you try to open a file by double-clicking it, Windows looks at the file's name to figure out what to do. If Windows doesn't know the file type, it'll ask you to choose an app to open this BLN file.

To set the BLN file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. In the Default apps section, you will find various categories. They include Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate. For example, choose Photos for image files, or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the app you want is not listed, click on More apps to see more options. Or, click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set BLN file association. Many apps can open files. They don't need a specific file association to be set.

Handle BLN files with care

Exercise caution when handling BLN files from unknown sources. Files from certain sources can threaten your computer's security. They might contain malware, viruses, or harmful software. To minimize risks, avoid downloading or opening unfamiliar BLN files. Use trusted antivirus software to scan files from unknown sources before opening.

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