There are 14 other file types using
the DAT file extension!

dat file icon.dat - Program data [common]

dat file icon.dat - Video CD MPEG movie MPEG1 [common]

dat file icon.dat - Sony Digital Audio Tape

dat file icon.dat - Microsoft Internet Explorer cache

dat file icon.dat - SPOT image format

dat file icon.dat - Unreal Tournament data

dat file icon.dat - Nero BackItUp drive image file

dat file icon.dat - Shareaza thumbnail

dat file icon.dat - Thumbnail cache file

dat file icon.dat - SWAT database file

dat file icon.dat - Tecplot ASCII data file

dat file icon.dat - Barudan Embroidery format

dat file icon.dat - Bitcoin wallet file

dat file icon.dat - Prince of Persia game data

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DAT file extension - Game data file

What is dat file? How to open dat files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

Emulator file type icon Emulator file type

The dat file extension is commonly used for various data resource files for computer programs. This extension is also frequently used in computer games. Usually many different formats sharing the same file extension, unless the game runs in the same game engine. Sometimes are used for saved game positions.

The default software associated to dat file type:

Dragon UnPACKer icon

Alexandre Devilliers logo Dragon UnPACKer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Alexandre Devilliers

Dragon Unpacker is unpacking tool for resource files from computer games, which is very popular in moding community. It supports plethora of file formats and also is able to search for known patterns in unknown file formats.

Help how to open DAT files:

Some game *.dat files might be opened by Dragon UnPacker. Check the program website to check the list of supported games.

How to convert file with extension DAT:

Generally speaking, there is no point in conversion of various DAT files from computer games. The only thing that is feasible is to extract the data with a tool that supports said formatt, like Dragon UnPacker.

List of software applications associated to the .dat file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open dat file, edit dat file, convert dat file, view dat file, play dat file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the dat files.

  • Open dat file
  • Extract dat file
  • Others dat file

Software that open dat file - Game data file

Click on the link to get more information about Dragon UnPACKer for open dat file action.

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