File Extension Library


.BLX File Extension

  • Developer by: Magellan Navigation, Inc.
  • Category: GIS, GPS navigation and map Files

What is an .BLX file?

.BLX file extension is created by Magellan Navigation, Inc.. .BLX has been classified as GIS, GPS navigation and map Files.

.BLX is Magellan MapSend map data

The blx file extension is used by Magellan MapSend, a tool for Microsoft Windows operating system used to view maps preloaded on SD cards on the PC.

The blx file stores map data files.


How to open:

The blx files are used for internal purposes of Magellan MapSend.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .blx file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to Open .BLX file on different platforms

Open .BLX File on Windows

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

Open .BLX File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .BLX 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 .BLX File on Linux

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

Open .BLX File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .BLX 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 .BLX 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 .BLX files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .BLX files

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