File Extension Library

.BGL File Extension

  • Developer by: Babylon
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .BGL file?

.BGL file extension is created by Babylon. .BGL has been classified as Data Files. The format of .BGL file is Binary.

.BGL is Babylon Glossary File

Glossary file used by Babylon, a program that supports online translation in many different languages; contains terms and definitions that can be loaded into Babylon; can be translated on-the-fly into different languages by the Babylon application.

BGL files can be generated using the Babylon Glossary Builder, which can be used to create custom glossaries.

List of all softwares that can open the Babylon Glossary File
Babylon Glossary Builder
Babylon Mac
File Type 2 Flight Simulator Scenery File
Developer by: Microsoft Category: Game Files Format: Binary

Data file used by Microsoft Flight Simulator, a flight simulation game; contains scenery data for flying locations and airports; small locations require a single BGL file, while more complex locations and airports may use multiple BGL files.

BGL files included with Flight Simulator should not be modified. However, custom BGL files can be created to create custom flying location and airports. These files should be saved in the following directory:

Microsoft Flight Simulator X\AddOn Scenery\scenery

They can also be stored in a custom directory within the main Flight Simulator folder, such as the directory below:

Microsoft Flight Simulator X\Custom\scenery

Custom BGL files can be created and compiled using third-party programs. Once a custom BGL files is placed in the appropriate directory, it will be available in the game.

List of all softwares that can open the Flight Simulator Scenery File
Microsoft Flight Simulator X Gold Edition

How to Open .BGL file on different platforms

Open .BGL File on Windows

  • Right-click a .BGL
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .BGL file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .BGL files" Press "Ok"

Open .BGL File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .BGL file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .BGL File on Linux

Right click on the .BGL file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .BGL File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .BGL file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .BGL File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .BGL files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .BGL files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .BGL files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .BGL file format
  2. You need to check the .BGL file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)