EDAT filename suffix is mostly used for E-DataAid 1.x Format files. E-DataAid 1.x Format specification was created by Psychology Software Tools. EDAT file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. Files with EDAT extension are categorized as Data Files files. The Data Files subset comprises 1326 various file formats. The software recommended for managing EDAT files is Tools E-Prime.
Below is a table that list programs that support EDAT files. EDAT files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.
Being unable to open files with EDAT extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with EDAT files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.
Problems with opening and working with EDAT files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with EDAT files being present on your machine. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Tools E-Prime and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download Tools E-Prime installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit website and download from their official repositories.
If the problems with opening EDAT files still occur even after installing Tools E-Prime, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Tools E-Prime is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that Tools E-Prime cannot handle files with EDAT may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Tools E-Prime is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.
After installing Tools E-Prime (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open EDAT files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.
Change the default application in Windows
Change the default application in Mac OS
If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the EDAT file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.
Should it happed that the EDAT is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the EDAT file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the EDAT file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.
If you obtained the problematic EDAT file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with EDAT extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.
Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the E-DataAid 1.x Format file again.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open EDAT files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with E-DataAid 1.x Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the EDAT files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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