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

dat file icon.dat - Program data [common]

dat file icon.dat - Game data file [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 - Video CD MPEG movie MPEG1

What is dat file? How to open dat files?

File type specification:

Digital video and movie file type icon Digital video and movie file type

dat file icon: dat filetype icon

The dat file extension is associated with the Video MPEG movie file format. The .dat files are stored on VCD (Video CD) optical disks.

Video is stored in MPEG1 video file format. VCDs were replaced by DVD and Blu-ray digital video formats.

VCDs are playable in most DVD and Blu-ray players as well as by multimedia players in computer.

The default software associated to dat file type:

Cyberlink PowerDVD icon

CyberLink Corp. logo Cyberlink PowerDVD  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  CyberLink Corp.

PowerDVD is popular commercial multimedia player very often bundled with new computers, laptops, graphic cards and DVD drives. It is also available as stand alone version. PowerDVD supports variety of video and audio formats, such as DVD-video, DVD-audio, VCD, SVCD, AVI, DivX, XviD etc.. PowerDVD provides many settings to specify, such as image ratio, snapshots, audio channel etc.

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VirtualDub guide

Help how to open DAT files:

Use Nero ShowTime to playback *.dat files.

How to convert file with extension DAT:

Various converters are able to transform *.dat video files to other video file formats.

Find conversions from dat file:

dat to avi

dat to csv

dat to dxf

dat to mpeg

dat to pdf

dat to txt

dat to xls

Find converter to dat file type:

avi to dat

bup to dat

dst to dat

jpg to dat

mov to dat

nco to dat

tap to dat

File identification strings:

HEX code: 52 49 46 46

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
  • Save dat file
  • Edit dat file
  • Play dat file
  • Convert dat file
  • Create dat file
  • Import dat file
  • Export dat file

Software that open dat file - Video CD MPEG movie MPEG1

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