There are 14 other file types using
the DAT file extension!
.dat - Program data [common]
.dat - Video CD MPEG movie MPEG1 [common]
.dat - Game data [common]
.dat - Sony Digital Audio Tape
.dat - Microsoft Internet Explorer cache
.dat - SPOT image format
.dat - Unreal Tournament data
.dat - Nero BackItUp drive image file
.dat - Shareaza thumbnail
.dat - Thumbnail cache file
.dat - SWAT database file
.dat - Tecplot ASCII data file
.dat - Barudan Embroidery format
.dat - Bitcoin wallet file
DAT file extension - Prince of Persia game data
What is dat file? How to open dat files?
File type specification:
The dat file extension is associated with the Prince of Persia, an action platform computer game for MS-DOS, Macintosh, Atari ST, Apple II and various other platforms, developed by Brøderbund and Jordan Mechner and released in 1989.
The dat files store various game data, such as models, animations, maps of dungeons for Prince of Persia game.
This dat file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.
This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.
The default software associated to dat file type:
Company or developer:
Brøderbund Software, Inc.
Prince of Persia is the original 1989 side-scrolling, running, jumping, sword-fighting game. Rather than following the more common jump-and-run mechanics, it focuses on careful advancement through fairly complex levels. Rotoscoping technique is used to give more realism to the animation of the characters' movements.
List of recommended software applications associated to the .dat file extension
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- Others dat file
Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with dat file - Prince of Persia game data
Click on the software link for more information about Prince of Persia. Prince of Persia uses dat file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).