The File Extensions Database

.TBL File Extension

  • Developer by: Blizzard Entertainment
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .TBL file?

.TBL is StarCraft Information Table

Table file used by StarCraft, a real-time strategy game where players control units as Terran, Zerg, or Protoss races; contains text descriptions for in-game labels, such as names of units; used as a lookup table to display text during gameplay.

TBL files are commonly used to create "mods" for StarCraft game content and can be modified using a variety of editors. They often can be found within .MPQ files with the name stat_txt.tbl.

Programs that open StarCraft Information Table
Blizzard StarCraft
Blizzard StarCraft

How to solve problems with TBL files

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