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the MAT file extension!

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MAT file extension - MATlab workspace variables file

What is mat file? How to open mat files?

File type specification:

Settings, options, themes or skins file type icon Settings, options, themes or skins file type

mat file icon: mat filetype icon

The MAT file extension is related to MATLAB, a numerical computing environment and fourth-generation programming language for Microsoft Windows.

A *.mat file contains saved workspace variables in binary format.

The default software associated to mat file type:

MATlab icon

MathWorks, Inc. logoMATlab  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
MathWorks, Inc.

MATlab is popular fourth-generation high-level technical computing language and interactive environment for algorithm development, data visualization, data analysis, and numeric computation.

Help how to open MAT files:

Use MATlab to open *.mat workspace variables files.

How to convert file with extension MAT:

As far as we know, this .mat file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

File identification strings:

HEX code: 4D 41 54 4C 41 42 20 35 2E 30 20 4D 41 54 2D 66 69
ASCII code: MATLAB.5.0.MAT-file,.Platform:

List of software applications associated to the .mat file extension

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