EDAT2 File Extension

EDAT2 file icon
E-DataAid 2.0 Format
  • Developer
    Psychology Software Tools
  • Category
  • Popularity
    3.2 (4 votes)

What is EDAT2 file?

Full format name of files that use EDAT2 extension is E-DataAid 2.0 Format. Psychology Software Tools defined the E-DataAid 2.0 Format format standard. EDAT2 file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. EDAT2 file format, along with 1326 other file formats, belongs to the Data Files category. The most popular software that supports EDAT2 files is E-Prime. Software named E-Prime was created by Psychology Software Tools, Inc.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and EDAT2 files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support EDAT2 file extension

The following listing features EDAT2-compatible programs. Files with EDAT2 extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support EDAT2 file

Windows Windows

How to open file with EDAT2 extension?

Problems with accessing EDAT2 may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with EDAT2 extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Download and install E-Prime

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening EDAT2 files is that no program that can handle EDAT2 files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install E-Prime. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading E-Prime installed is by going to developer’s website (Psychology Software Tools, Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of E-Prime and update if needed

You still cannot access EDAT2 files although E-Prime is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of E-Prime installed, it may not support EDAT2 format. The most recent version of E-Prime is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate E-DataAid 2.0 Format files with E-Prime

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate EDAT2 files with latest version of E-Prime you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the EDAT2 with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the E-Prime installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open EDAT2 files box and clicking OK button.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected EDAT2 file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select E-Prime and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with EDAT2 extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the EDAT2 is not faulty

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper EDAT2 file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. The EDAT2 may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the EDAT2 is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the EDAT2 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Ensure the file with EDAT2 extension is complete and error-free

If you obtained the problematic EDAT2 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 EDAT2 extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open E-Prime

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support EDAT2 files. Close all running programs and try opening the EDAT2 file.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with E-DataAid 2.0 Format file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with EDAT2 files affecting older versions of given software.

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