The File Extensions Database

.BLN File Extension

  • Developer by: Golden Software
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .BLN file?

.BLN is Golden Software Blanking File

Comma-delimited ASCII text file used by Golden Software's visualization and mapping software products; defines polygon, polyline, and point boundaries; can be used for "blanking" out regions in a grid file (e.g., a blanked region on a contour map will not show contour lines).

Programs that open Golden Software Blanking File
Golden Software Surfer
Golden Software Grapher
Golden Software Strater
Golden Software Voxler
Golden Software MapViewer
Golden Software Didger

How to solve problems with BLN files

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