DAT File Extension

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Data Format
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What is DAT file?

Files with DAT extension contain text or binary data. Due to the fact, that it is a general extension , such files may include data from various programs, of a highly complex storing structure, meaning and size. The universal DAT extension describes a file containing some sort of data. Formatting of this data depends on the program which created or utilises the given file.

Sometimes, DAT files include data which is an element of a program, therefore they should not be modified manually. If the data is stored as a text, they can be opened with any text editor. DAT files can be stored in CSV format – in such case, they can be imported and converted.

Conversion of a DAT file

When you install one of the applications from the list of programs that you found here, you should be able to open or edit the file with the DAT extension without any issue. However, if you still have problems with this, you may use the option of DAT file conversion to a different format.

File Conversions from DAT extension to a different format
File conversions from other format to DAT file

We hope we helped you solve the problem with the DAT file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.

What else may cause problems?

There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the DAT file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).

First - the DAT file may be incorrectly associated with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this association by yourself. To do this, right-click on the DAT file that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the DAT file should be solved.

Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version of given file, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the DAT file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).

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