What is a .GLB File And How To Open It – The Khronos Group

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Have you downloaded a file with .glb extension, but you are not sure what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .glb file extension and how to open it.

What is a .GLB file?

The file extension .GLB is from Binary GL Transmission Format File.This file extension was developed by The Khronos Group. The format of this 3D images related file is binary.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .glb file on 1 platform.

How to open a .GLB file?

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

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

The .glb file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the Microsoft Paint 3D software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Microsoft Paint 3D.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .GLB 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 Microsoft Paint 3D software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .GLB file?

If you are still unable to open the .GLB file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .GLB file.glb – Analytical Graphics. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .GLB file with the Microsoft Paint 3D program on Windows.