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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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17 extension(s) and 2 alias(es) found in database

✅ General Data File

.dat
General Data File .dat file icon
Description:
The DAT file 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.
DAT format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DAT aliases:
data
DAT related links:
-
DAT related extensions:
General History File

Lotus Notes Data

Lotus Notes Template

Lotus Notes Database

Lotus Notes User ID File

Lotus Notes Linked Object

Lotus Notes 2 Database

Lotus Notes 3 Database

Lotus Notes 4 Database

Lotus Notes Unknown Attachment File

✅ Affymetrix Image Data File

.dat
Affymetrix Image Data File .dat file icon
Description:
The DAT file is a Affymetrix Image Data File. This data file containing raw image data (pixel intensity values).
DAT format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: Affymetrix Genechip
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DAT aliases:
-
DAT related links:
DAT related extensions:
Affymetrix Gene Information Library

Affymetrix Chip Description File

Affymetrix Probe Array Results File

Affymetrix Probe Array Results File

Affymetrix Experiment File

Affymetrix Grid Control File

Affymetrix Mask File

Affymetrix Probe Set Information

✅ DataFlex Database File

.dat
DataFlex Database File .dat file icon
Description:
The DAT file is a DataFlex Database File. DataFlex is an advanced object-oriented 4GL designed for developing database applications in character mode environments.
DAT format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: DataFlex
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DAT aliases:
-
DAT related links:
-
DAT related extensions:
DataFlex Query Tag

DataFlex Database Header

DataFlex Compressed Database

DataFlex Registration Data

DataFlex Business Process Object

DataFlex Web Business Object

DataFlex Compiled Binary

DataFlex Web Object

DataFlex Data Dictionary

DataFlex Selection List

✅ Treepad Database

.dat
Treepad Database .dat file icon
Description:
The DAT file is a Treepad Database. TreePad is a tree-based Personal Information Manager (PIM).
Category: Data files
Application: Treepad
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DAT aliases:
-
DAT related links:
-
DAT related extensions:
Treepad Database Index

Treepad Database Blob Data

Treepad Database DBI Data

Treepad Database Backup

Treepad Database Index Backup

Treepad Database Blob Backup

✅ Radiance Data File

.dat
Radiance Data File .dat file icon
Description:
The 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.
Category: Data files
Application: Radiance
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DAT aliases:
-
DAT related links:
-
DAT related extensions:
Radiance Scene

POV-Ray Raytracing Format

Radiance Octree

Radiance Function File

Radiance Z-buffer File

POV-Ray State File

POV-Ray Include File

POV-Ray DF3 Proximity Pattern Parameters

Radiance Ambient Data

Radiance Map Data

✅ eM Client Database

.dat
eM Client Database .dat file icon
Description:
The 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.
DAT format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: eM Client
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DAT aliases:
-
DAT related links:
-
DAT related extensions:
eM Client WAL Data

eM Client SHM Data

eM Client Backup Data

✅ SVAL Frequency-time Spectrogram Data

.dat
SVAL Frequency-time Spectrogram Data .dat file icon
Description:
The DAT file is an SVAL Frequency-time Spectrogram Data. The SVAL program is an interactive software for frequency-time analysis of dispersed signals of any dynamic and frequency range.
DAT format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: SVAL
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DAT aliases:
-
DAT related links:
-
DAT related extensions:
SVAL Backup Data

SVAL Ridge Data

SVAL Interpolated Data

SVAL Spectrogram Data

SVAL Truncated Data

SVAL All Signal Data

SVAL Phases Data

SVAL Modal Data

SVAL Correction Data

✅ Shareaza Thumbnail Data

.dat
Shareaza Thumbnail Data .dat file icon
Description:
The DAT file is a Shareaza Thumbnail Data. Shareaza is an open source P2P file-sharing client that connects to four modern networks: G2, Gnutella, eDonkey2000 and BitTorrent.
DAT format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: Shareaza
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DAT aliases:
-
DAT related links:
-
DAT related extensions:
BitTorrent Meta File

Shareaza Skin

CrystalPlayer Skin

CrystalPlayer Video

CrystalPlayer Playlist

✅ SWAT Database

.dat
SWAT Database .dat file icon
Description:
The DAT file is a SWAT Database. SWAT (Soil Water Assessment Tool) is an hydrology model with the following components: Weather, surface runoff, return flow, percolation, evapotranspiration, transmission losses, pond and reservoir storage, crop growth and irrigation, groundwater flow, reach routing, nutrient and pesticide loading, water transfer.
DAT format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: SWAT
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DAT aliases:
-
DAT related links:
-
DAT related extensions:
SWAT HRU Data

SWAT Groundwater Input Data

SWAT Reach Output Data

SWAT Weather Generator Input Data

SWAT Master Watershed Data

SWAT Watershed Water Quality Input

SWAT Stream Water Quality Input Data

SWAT Lake Water Quality Input Data

SWAT Basin Input Data

SWAT Watershed Configuration Data

✅ SPOT Satellite Image Format Data

.dat
SPOT Satellite Image Format Data .dat file icon
Description:
The DAT file is a SPOT Satellite Image Format Data. SPOT is a commercial high-resolution optical Earth imaging satellite system operating from space.
DAT format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: SPOT
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DAT aliases:
-
DAT related links:
-
DAT related extensions:
SPOT Satellite Image

SPOT Satellite Image Statistics Data

✅ Inno Setup Uninstall Data

.dat
Inno Setup Uninstall Data .dat file icon
Description:
The DAT file is an Inno Setup Uninstall Data. Inno Setup is a free installer for Windows programs.
DAT format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: Inno Setup
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DAT aliases:
-
DAT related links:
-
DAT related extensions:
Inno Setup List

Inno Setup Component Definitions Data

Inno Setup Script

✅ Celestia Binary Database

.dat
Celestia Binary Database .dat file icon
Description:
The DAT file is a Celestia Binary Database. Celestia is a 3D astronomy program created by Chris Laurel. The program is based on the Hipparcos Catalogue (HIP) and allows users to travel through an extensive universe, modeled after reality, at any speed, in any direction, and at any time in history.
DAT format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: Celestia
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DAT aliases:
-
DAT related links:
-
DAT related extensions:
Celestia Model

Celestia Script File

Celestia v1.6 Trajectory File

Celestia Trajectory File

Celestia Deep Space Catalog

Celestia Solar System Catalog

Celestia Star Catalog

Celestia Font Texture Data

Celestia Configuration Data

Celestia Simple Model Data

✅ Minecraft Game Data

.dat
Minecraft Game Data .dat file icon
Description:
The DAT file is a Minecraft Game Data. Minecraft is a sandbox video game created by Swedish game developer Markus Persson and released by Mojang in 2011.
DAT format description not yet available
Category: Game Data files
Application: Minecraft
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DAT aliases:
-
DAT related links:
-
DAT related extensions:
Minecraft Game Backup

Minecraft Function File

Minecraft Schematic Data

Minecraft Game Level Data

Minecraft Game Codesign Data

Minecraft BO3 Object

Minecraft World Lock File

Minecraft BO2 Object

Minecraft JAR Signature Data

Minecraft User Credentials Data

✅ SimCity 4 Game Data

.dat
SimCity 4 Game Data .dat file icon
Description:
The DAT file is a SimCity 4 Game Data. SimCity 4 (SC4) is a city-building, urban planning simulation computer game.
DAT format description not yet available
Category: Game Data files
Application: SimCity 4
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DAT aliases:
-
DAT related links:
-
DAT related extensions:
SimCity 4 Graphics Rules

SimCity 4 Model

SimCity 4 Description

SimCity 4 Type Group Instance Data

SimCity 4 Lot Data

SimCity 4 Cohort Data

SimCity 4 DBDF Data

SimCity 4 Packed Database

SimCity 4 Channel Identification Data

SimCity 4 Animation Texture Collection

✅ Windows Registry Hive Data

.dat
Windows Registry Hive Data .dat file icon
Description:
The DAT file is a Windows Registry Hive Data. The Registry database actually consists of a number of files that contain a subset of the Registry called a hive. A hive consists of one or more Registry keys, subkeys, and settings.
Category: Data files
Application: Microsoft Windows
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DAT aliases:
-
DAT related links:
-
DAT related extensions:
Windows Registry Hive Log

✅ GameMaker Studio Audio Data Package

.dat
GameMaker Studio Audio Data Package .dat file icon
Description:
The DAT file is a GameMaker Studio Audio Data Package. GameMaker Studio is a game development tool, featuring a level editor, asset manager, code editor, and its own scripting language known as GameMaker Language (GML).
DAT format description not yet available
Category: Development files
Application: GameMaker Studio
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DAT aliases:
-
DAT related links:
-
DAT related extensions:
GameMaker Studio Extension

GameMaker Studio GML Script

GameMaker Studio 2 Project

GameMaker Studio Extension

GameMaker Studio 2 Exported Project

GameMaker Studio Game Asset Package

✅ Prince of Persia Game Data

.dat
Prince of Persia Game Data .dat file icon
Description:
The DAT file is a Prince of Persia Game Data. Prince of Persia is a platform game, originally developed by Jordan Mechner in 1989 for the Apple II.
DAT format description not yet available
Category: Game Data files
Application: Prince of Persia
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DAT aliases:
-
DAT related links:
DAT related extensions:
Prince of Persia Single Level Data

✅ Nero BackItUp Drive Image

.nda
Nero BackItUp Drive Image .nda file icon
Description:
The NDA file is a Nero BackItUp Drive Image. Nero BackItUp is a program for backing up and restoring data.
Category: Data files
Application: Nero BackItUp
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
NDA aliases:
dat
NDA related links:
-
NDA related extensions:
AAC Low Overhead Audio Stream

Nero ISO9660 CD-Rom Compilation

Nero Super VideoCD Compilation

Nero Vision Compilation

Nero HD-Burn Video Compilation

Nero HFS CD Compilation

Nero UDF/ISO CD-Rom Compilation

Nero Boot CD-Rom Compilation

Nero MiniDVD Compilation

Nero VideoCD Compilation

✅ Tecplot ASCII Data

.tec
Tecplot ASCII Data .tec file icon
Description:
The TEC file is a Tecplot ASCII Data. Tecplot is an interactive plotting program for visualising and analysing engineering and scientific data.
TEC format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: Tecplot
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
TEC aliases:
dat
TEC related links:
-
TEC related extensions:
Tecplot License Data

Tecplot Layout Package

Tecplot 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:

XnView, SoX

For example, using the softwares above, a .dat file can be converted into one of the following formats:

lbm, afl, pxa, jpe, mic, syj, 001, pls, dxf, atk, cr2, fxd, pax, m3u, esm

🚫 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:

adt, at, cat, da, daf, dag, dah, dar, day, dt, dta, dwt, dxt, dzt, fat

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

DAR Disk Archive
DVD Architect Project
Microsoft Windows Security Catalog
Dagra Document
Microsoft DirectX Compressed Texture Data
SatHawk Data
Casio EX-word Phrase Database
Catz Game Data
EZ-Forms Data File
AutoCAD Civil 3D Rational Method Data

🔴 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:

example.dat

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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