DAT file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .dat file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .dat file?
- What program do I need to open a .dat file?
- How can the .dat file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .dat files to another format?
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6 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) found in database
✅ General Data File
DAT is a General Data file. The DAT file extensions is generally used for a "Data" file in which programs store their related data, be it text, structured data, encrypted information or anything else.
✅ Affymetrix Image Data File
DAT file is a Affymetrix Image Data File. This data file containing raw image data (pixel intensity values).
✅ DataFlex Database File
DAT file is a DataFlex Database File. DataFlex is an advanced object-oriented 4GL designed for developing database applications in character mode environments.
✅ Treepad Database
DAT file is a Treepad Database. TreePad is a tree-based Personal Information Manager (PIM).
✅ Radiance Data File
DAT file is a Radiance Data File. Radiance is a suite of tools for performing lighting simulation originally written by Greg Ward. It includes a renderer as well as many other tools for measuring the simulated light levels. It uses ray tracing to perform all lighting calculations, accelerated by the use of an octree data structure.
✅ eM Client Database
DAT file is an eM Client Database. eM Client is a Windows based e-mail client for sending and receiving e-mails, managing calendars, contacts, and tasks.
✅ Nero BackItUp Drive Image
NDA file is a Nero BackItUp Drive Image. Nero BackItUp is a program for backing up and restoring data.
Other types of files may also use the .dat file extension.
🔄 .dat converters
The following softwares are capable of converting .dat files to other formats:
For example, using the softwares above, a .dat file can be converted into one of the following formats:
🚫 The .dat file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
We found the following similar file extensions in our database:
🔴 Can't open a .dat file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows cannot open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...
If you don't know how to set the .dat file association, check the FAQ.
🔴 Can I change the extension of files?
Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.
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