The File Extensions Database


.GLOBE File Extension

  • Developer by: Emsi Software GmbH
  • Category: Ransomware encrypted Files

What is an .GLOBE file?

.GLOBE is Globe ransomware affected file

File extension globe is mainly related to a one of the many ransomware types, this particular one inspired by the Purge movies. It does not only encrypt user data, but also changes user's wallpaper used in Windows desktop.

Note: Sometimes, there is additional string put before the .globe which results in .random.globe suffix instead. Same ransomware, but different suffix. It may also use .random.encrypted suffix in some variants, but this seems to be somewhat rare.


How to open:

Emsisoft Decrypter for Globe is should be able to help you decrypt .globe files.

How to convert:

You can only convert the original files once you have decrypted the files.

How to solve problems with GLOBE files

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