.BLEND File Extension

Blender 3D Data File

To open a BLEND file, launch Blender. Ensure the BLEND file is complete and error-free. If obtained from a third party, request another copy, as errors may occur during copying. Download the file agai...

General Information

Title BLEND File Extension
Extension .blend
Full Form Blender 3D Data File
File Type 3D Data File
Developer Blender Foundation
MIME Type application/octet-stream

File Function

Primary Function Store 3D data
Additional Functions Contain animation, textures
Features 3D modeling, Animation

File Characteristics

Quality High fidelity
Supports Layers Yes
Supports Transparency Yes
Editable Yes

Use Cases

3D Animation Yes
Video Games Yes
Visual Effects Yes
Architectural Visualization Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Script embedding
Best Practices File scanning, Safe sources

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release January 1994
Latest Version Blender 3.x (2023)

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .obj, .fbx, .dae, .3ds

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Blender Free Windows, Mac, Linux
Other Software