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How to open a file with .dat extension?
File type: Data file type
Compatible with Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP
Searching for the right program to open .dat files?

"You'll need a new app to open this file" is probably the most common error faced by millions of Windows users every day. This is either because the program required to open a file is not available on your system or there may be other issues.
What is .dat file extension?

The DAT file is basically found as winmail.dat in the email attachments and are created by Microsoft Exchange Servers. It is commonly acquired only by the application that created the file and might obtain data in text or binary format, and text-based DAT files can be viewed in a text editor. Many programs create, open, or reference DAT files. Important: A lot of DAT files are not meant to be opened manually by the user but are only used for application support.


Windows Desktop Software that can be used to open .dat files:
Any Text Editor, Original program that created the file, Microsoft Windows.

Mac OS Software that can be used to open .dat files:
Any Text Editor, Original program that created the file.