The File Extensions Database

.8BL File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems
  • Category: Plugin Files

What is an .8BL file?

.8BL is Photoshop Plug-in

Adds additional features to Photoshop, such as extra image filters and other effects; should be placed in Plug-ins Folder within the Photoshop application folder.

Photoshop plugins most often use the .8BI extension.

Programs that open Photoshop Plug-in
Adobe Photoshop CC 2019
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019
Adobe Photoshop CC 2019
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019

How to solve problems with 8BL files

  • Associate the 8BL file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any 8BL file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.8BL files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the 8BL file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .8BL is Photoshop Plug-in. Because only the current version supports the latest 8BL file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Adobe Systems manufacturer website after an available .8BL is Photoshop Plug-in update.
  • To make sure that your 8BL file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.