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MAT file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .mat file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .mat file?
  • What program do I need to open a .mat file?
  • How can the .mat file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .mat files to another format?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .mat?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .mat extension?

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3 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

.mat file extension details

Microsoft Access Table

Microsoft Access Table .mat file icon
MAT file is a Microsoft Access Table.
Category: Document files
Application: Microsoft Access
Mime-type: application/vnd.ms-access
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
MAT aliases:
MAT related links:
MAT related extensions:
Lotus Approach 97 Document

Microsoft Access Form

Microsoft Access Macro

Microsoft Access Query

Microsoft Access Report

Microsoft Access Add-in

Microsoft Access Database

Microsoft Access Blank Database Template

Microsoft Access Wizard Template

Microsoft Access Blank Project Template

.mat file extension details


MATLAB Matrix .mat file icon
MAT file is a MATLAB Matrix data. MATLAB is a high-level language and interactive environment that enables you to perform computationally intensive tasks faster than with traditional programming languages such as C, C++, and Fortran.
Category: Development files
Application: MATLAB
Mime-type: application/matlab-mat
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
MAT aliases:
MAT related links:
MAT related extensions:



Simulink Model

MATLAB Executable

MATLAB Compiled Program

LabVIEW Mathscript

LabVIEW Virtual Instrument

MATLAB AutoSave File

LabVIEW Library

.mat file extension details

DAT Material Definition

DAT Material Definition .mat file icon
MAT file is a DAT Material Definition. The Dragon Age Toolset (DAT) is everything you might need to create your own adventures in the Dragon Age game. Dragon Age is a dark fantasy role-playing video game series created by BioWare.
Category: Game Data files
Application: Dragon Age Toolset
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
MAT aliases:
MAT related links:
MAT related extensions:
Dragon Age Toolset Head Morph

Dragon Age Morph Source

Dragon Age Player Data

DAT Material Object XML

DAT Mesh

Dragon Age Game Data

Dragon Age Model Mesh Heirarchy Data

Other types of files may also use the .mat file extension.

.mat file extension error

The .mat file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

amt, nat, mxt, mta, mqt, mag, ma, kat, hat, mzt, mwt, mt, mar, maf, lat

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Microsoft Access Form
JUCE Audio Thumbnail Data
Natata eBook Compiler Document
open .mat file

Can't open a .mat 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 .mat file association, check the FAQ.

.mat file extension

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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