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DAT file extension

DAT file could be opened by special software. There are 11 file's types and each of them could be opened by different software. Download recommended software to open desired file format.

How to open DAT file

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File type:
Data File
Category:
Data files

This is a general data file that stores binary or text data generated by a specific program. Text files can be opened using any text editor.

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File type:
Nonimmigrant Visa Application Data File
Developer:
U.S. Department of State
Category:
Data files

U.S. Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application (DS-160) process (available from the U.S. Department of State's Consular Electronic Application Center) application form data file which is created by the online application and stores such information as personal backgound data. The file is used to save and load the application via the online form filing process.

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File type:
Piriform Key File
Developer:
Piriform
Category:
Data files

Piriform programs (CCleaner, Recuva, Defragger, and Speccy) key file that stores the registry key number which is referenced by the program in order to operate in the appropriate mode.

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File type:
Porteus Save Container File
Developer:
Porteus Team
Category:
Data files

Porteus (portable Linux operating system) system save file which stores saved edits that have been made to the operating system like system preferences changes, saved bookmarks, downloaded files, and browser history.

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Minecraft Data File
Developer:
Mojang Specifications
Category:
Game files

This format is used by Minecraft (popular multiplayer construction video game) for saving data about the game world, player inventory, position and world data. It also stores levels in old versions of the game. New versions DAT files are not supported by old versions of the game because of different formatting.

How to open file with DAT extension?

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File type:
SimCity 4 Game Data File
Developer:
Electronic Arts
Category:
Game files

SimCity 4 video game package file format that stores various types of game data files, such as SC4MODEL, SC4LOT and SC4DESC files.

How to open file with DAT extension?

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Electronic Arts SimCity 4
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File type:
Exchange E-mail Attachment
Developer:
Microsoft
Category:
Miscellaneous files

"Winmail.dat" file may be seen in the email attachment. It stores formatting data for RTF messages that were sent from Microsoft Exchange server if a recipient's email client is not compatible with RTF messages.

How to open file with DAT extension?

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File type:
Inno Setup Uninstaller Data File
Developer:
Jordan Russel
Category:
Miscellaneous files

Inno Setup (software that is used to create Windows application installers and deinstallers) file which is usually stored in the application installation folder and stores information used to help Inno Setup to uninstall the application. This file has a related EXE file which uses the data from DAT file and is used to execute uninstallation process.

How to open file with DAT extension?

Jrsoftware Inno Setup
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File type:
Piriform DAT File
Developer:
Piriform
Category:
Miscellaneous files

This file is used by Piriform programs CCleaner, Speccy, Defragger, and Recuva. The file stores data used by one of the programs in order to run in portable mode. DAT file tells the program that it should be executed in portable mode and store its parameters in "{program_name}.ini" file.

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File type:
Windows Registry Hive File
Developer:
Microsoft
Category:
System files

Microsoft Windows Registry file that stores such data as passwords, account preferences and file associations. It can be also a registry backup file named "SCHEMA.DAT".

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Microsoft Windows 7
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File type:
VCD Video File
Category:
Video files

Video CDs (VCD) MPEG2 format video file with video data that can be played from the VCD.

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