Videos in MPEG-1 format commonly feature dat file extension, although this may confuse some users. You can convert these files much like any other video files with a special multimedia converters to many different video formats, including Matroska MKV. Pick any of the programs as all of them should support DAT to MKV conversion.
Convert Video CD MPEG movie MPEG1 to Matroska multimedia container.
We have found 5 software records in our database eligible for .dat to .mkv file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert dat to mkv on Windows
Universal All Purpose Free Media, Audio & Video Converter Player Recorder
Convert from dat file format
|Yes, SUPER supports dat file conversion as a source file type.||No||No||No||No||No||No||No|
|Yes, SUPER supports mkv file conversion as a target file type.||No||No||No||No||No||No||No|
The tables with software actions are a good pointer for what a certain program does with various file types and often may give users a good hint how to perform certain file conversion, for example the above-mentioned dat to mkv. However, it is not perfect and sometimes can show results which are not really usable because of how certain programs work with files and the possible conversion is thus actually not possible at all.
A multimedia converting tool for Windows
Apple macOS / Mac OS X software - convert dat to mkv on OS X
A video converting tool for OS X
Universal video converting software for Mac
Mac version of popular video conversion software