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 - Game data [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 - 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 - Tecplot ASCII data file

What is dat file? How to open dat files?

The DAT file extension is associated with Tecplot, a a family of visualization software tools developed by Tecplot, Inc.

A .dat file contains text (ASCII) data from which the program can generate 3D data. Sometimes can also be found with TEC file extension.

These files can be converted to standard binary PLT format used by TecPlot with preplot.exe program located in the /bin folder inside the program folder. They can also be loaded directly to Tecplot and exported to another format.

The default software associated to dat file type:

Tecplot 360 icon

Tecplot 360  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Tecplot, Inc.

Tecplot 360 is numerical simulation and CFD visualization software that combines vital engineering plotting with data visualization into one application.

Help how to open DAT files:

Tecplot can open this type of .dat files.

How to convert file with extension DAT:

Use preplot.exe bundled together with Tecplot to convert it to a binary .plt file from it.

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
  • Others dat file

Software that open dat file - Tecplot ASCII data file

Click on the link to get more information about Tecplot 360 for open dat file action.

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