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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?

We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource!

6 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) found in database

✅ General Data File

.dat
Description:
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.
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
Description:
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
Description:
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

✅ Treepad Database

.dat
Description:
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
Description:
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

✅ eM Client Database

.dat
Description:
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

✅ Nero BackItUp Drive Image

.nda
Description:
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

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:

cdr, ima, prc, raw, smp, $s, 2bp, 2d, 3fr, 411, 4bt, 73i, 82i, 83i, 85i

🚫 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:

sat, dwt, dta, xat, adt, vat, rat, dzt, dt, dar, dag, cat, wat, fat, dxt

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Stata Data File
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Act! Template
XAT Template

🔴 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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