What is a .BLK File And How To Open It – ABBYY (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .blk extension and you don’t know what it is? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .blk file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .BLK file?

The file extension .BLK comes from ABBYY FineReader Area Template. This file extension belongs to the developer ABBYY.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .blk file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .BLK file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .BLK file on various operating systems.

How to open a .BLK file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .blk file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the ABBYY FineReader 15 software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is ABBYY FineReader 15.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .BLK file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the ABBYY FineReader 15 software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .BLK file on Mac

To open the .blk file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the ABBYY FineReader Pro for Mac software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use ABBYY FineReader Pro for Mac software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .BLK file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the ABBYY FineReader Pro for Mac software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .BLK file?

If you are still unable to open the .BLK file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .BLK file.blk – Autodesk, .blk – Leica Geosystems. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .BLK file with the ABBYY FineReader 15 program on Windows and ABBYY FineReader Pro for Mac program on Mac.