How To Open File Extension

How to open .DAT file extension?

.dat file extension

Specially dedicated programs are responsible for launching a .dat file saved in a specific format (which we can recognize on the basis of the extension of a given file). The most common problems with .dat files downloaded or received via e-mail are: their incorrect association with programs in the registry, or simply the lack of an appropriate program to open them. To solve the problem with the .dat file it is usually sufficient just to download the appropriate software that supports .dat file format, which can be found in the table below. The most common file format with the .dat extension belongs to the category Various Files. is responsible for creating .dat extension file.

Program Data
Category: Various Files

Advertising Programs that support .DAT file
  • Yahoo! Instant Messenger
  • Miranda IM
  • Skype
  • AOL Instant Messenger (AIM)
  • Inno Setup
  • Firefox
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Safari for Microsoft Windows
  • Pegasus Mail
  • Microsoft Exchange Server
  • KaZaa
  • BitDefender
  • AVG Antivirus
  • MapInfo
  • LabVIEW
  • XnView
  • Nero Multimedia Suite
  • Corel WordPerfect
  • Corel WordPerfect Office
  • SeeYou
  • FileAlyzer
  • Ontrack EasyRecovery
  • Peachtext
  • SmartWare
  • Norton SystemWorks
  • Allegro
  • PSpice
  • Mini-Flash Programming Software
  • Winmail Opener
  • Clarion
  • CA Anti-Spyware
  • LogiKal
  • Palm Desktop
  • 602PC Suite
  • Daqarta
  • My Personal Programmer
  • UFOCaptureV2
  • Trillian
  • BrainVoyager QX
  • Novell NetWare
  • iPhoto
  • GLPK
  • DataFlex
  • Opera Mobile

Video CD MPEG Movie MPEG1
Category: Digital Video Files
Developer/Producer: CyberLink Corp.

Programs that support .DAT file
  • Cyberlink PowerProducer
  • Cyberlink PowerDirector
  • Cyberlink PowerDVD
  • VLC media player
  • MPlayer
  • Xilisoft DVD Creator
  • AMV Video Convert Tool
  • iPad Video Converter Factory Pro
  • Wondershare DVD Creator
  • Wondershare Video Converter

Game Data
Category: Game Files

Programs that support .DAT file
  • Dragon UnPACKer
  • Painkiller Overdose
  • Guild Wars
  • Diablo II
  • SimCity 4
  • Minecraft
  • Fahrenheit (Indigo Prophecy)
  • Blood 2: The Chosen
  • Aliens versus Predator 2
  • Act of War
  • LEGO Star Wars
  • Against Rome
  • Pro Pilkki
  • Chuzzle
  • Legacy of Kain Defiance
  • Star Wolves
  • Uplink
  • NASCAR Racing
  • Gunlok
  • Ricochet Lost Worlds: Recharged
  • No One Lives Forever
  • No One Lives Forever 2
  • SHOGO: Mobile Armor Division
  • Tron
  • Ricochet Xtreme
  • XZX-Pro

Sony Digital Audio Tape
Category: Audio Files

Programs that support .DAT file

Microsoft Internet Explorer Cache
Category: Various Files
Developer/Producer: Microsoft Corporation

Programs that support .DAT file
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer

SPOT Image Format
Category: Graphic Files
Developer/Producer: Spot Image

Programs that support .DAT file
  • XnView
  • SPOT images

Nero BackItUp Drive Image
Category: Disk Image Files
Developer/Producer: Nero AG

Programs that support .DAT file
  • Nero BackItUp
  • DriveImage XML

Shareaza Thumbnail
Category: Various Files
Developer/Producer: Discordia Ltd.

Programs that support .DAT file
  • Shareaza

Thumbnail Cache
Category: Various Files

Programs that support .DAT file
  • ALSee
  • Zoner Photo Studio
  • WildBit Viewer
  • CodedColor PhotoStudio

SWAT Database
Category: Database Files
Developer/Producer: Grassland, Soil & Water Research Laboratory

Programs that support .DAT file
  • SWAT

Tecplot ASCII Data
Category: Document Files
Developer/Producer: Tecplot, Inc.

Programs that support .DAT file
  • Tecplot 360

Barudan Embroidery Format
Category: Graphic Files

Programs that support .DAT file
  • Embird Embroidery Software
  • Embroidermodder 2

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