>> BLN file

BLN file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bln - Golden Software Blanking

The BLN data files are related to MapViewer. BLN file is 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.

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Golden Software Blanking related extensions:
GnuPG Revocation Key File
CuteFTP Search
CuteFTP Queue Data
Gimp Palette Data
Gimp Dynamics File
AXIS Data File

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

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

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

bpn, blm, bl, blb, bin, vln, hln, bnl, blg, ln, fln, bon, bn, blj

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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