BLEND File Type

- The quick facts

What are BLEND files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a BLEND file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a BLEND file?

A .BLEND file is a Blender 3D data file. Through our analysis of BLEND files, we know that one use of the format is Blender 3D data. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open BLEND files

Important: Different programs may use files with the BLEND file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your BLEND file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 7 different BLEND openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: April 8, 2017

Suggest another file format using extension BLEND

While we know of one file format using the .BLEND file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .BLEND file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of BLEND files. Remember, different programs may use BLEND files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

BlenderBlenderUser submitted
IllusionMageIllusionMageUser submitted
Canon Easy-WebPrint EXCanon Easy-WebPrint EXUser submitted
jass-pubjass-pubUser submitted
Jass-2-pubJass-2-pubUser submitted
jass-magicjass-magicUser submitted
3DMagix3DMagixUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with BLEND-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with BLEND-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!