What is a .BLOB File And How To Open It – Valve (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .blob extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .blob file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .BLOB file?

The .BLOB file extension comes from Valve Steam Archive. The developer of this file extension is Valve. This settings related file is in binary format.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .blob file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .BLOB file?

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

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

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .blob file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Valve Steam software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Valve Steam.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .BLOB file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Valve Steam software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .BLOB file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .blob file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Valve Steam software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Valve Steam.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .BLOB file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Valve Steam software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .BLOB file on Linux

There are 4 simple steps to open the .blob file on Linux.

1. In the first step you need to download the Valve Steam software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Valve Steam.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .BLOB file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

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

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Valve Steam software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .BLOB file?

If you cannot open the .BLOB file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .BLOB file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .blockplt – The LEGO Group, .blogthis – Microsoft, .blorb – Andrew Plotkin, .blower – Blower Ransomware Encrypted File, .blp – Blizzard Entertainment. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .BLOB file with the Valve Steam program on Windows, Valve Steam program on Mac and Valve Steam software on Linux.