The File Extensions Database

.BGL File Extension

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

What is an .BGL file?

.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.

Programs that open 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.

Programs that open Flight Simulator Scenery File
Microsoft Flight Simulator X Gold Edition

How to solve problems with BGL files

  • Associate the BGL file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any BGL file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.BGL files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the BGL 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 .BGL is Babylon Glossary File. Because only the current version supports the latest BGL file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Babylon manufacturer website after an available .BGL is Babylon Glossary File update.
  • To make sure that your BGL file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.