How to open .dat file format?

The probably reason why you are at this website is a problem with opening .dat file. The full name of the file is Minecraft Data File. If the double-click on the file’s icon shows you a message that additional programs are needed to open the file, you’ll find the list of helpful programs in the bottom of the page.The developer of this format is Mojang Specifications.

.dat file extension (Minecraft Data File)

Category Developer/Producer File description Popularity
Game Files Mojang Specifications Minecraft Data File
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Programs using this file extension: .dat
ADS OS Software
Windows
Windows
  • Mojang Minecraft
  • Mojang Minecraft server
  • NBTExplorer
  • INVedit
  • MCPlayerEdit
MAC OS
MAC
  • Mojang Minecraft
  • Mojang Minecraft server
  • NBTExplorer
  • MCPlayerEdit
Linux
Linux
  • Mojang Minecraft
  • Mojang Minecraft server
  • NBTExplorer
  • MCPlayerEdit
Linux
Web
  • Minecraft Inventory Editor

.dat file extension (Data File)

Category Developer/Producer File description Popularity
Data Files N/A Data File
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Programs using this file extension: .dat
OS Software
Windows
Windows
  • Original program that created the file
  • Any text editor
MAC OS
MAC
  • Original program that created the file
  • Any text editor

.dat file extension (Exchange E-mail Attachment)

Category Developer/Producer File description Popularity
Misc Files Microsoft Exchange E-mail Attachment
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Programs using this file extension: .dat
OS Software
Windows
Windows
  • Microsoft Windows Mail
  • Microsoft Outlook 2013
  • Encryptomatic Message Viewer Lite
  • Traction WinMail Decoder Pro
  • Winmail.dat Reader
  • Biblet WMDecode
MAC OS
MAC
  • Kupon.BG Klammer
iOS
iOS
  • Kupon.BG Klammer

.dat file extension (VCD Video File)

Category Developer/Producer File description Popularity
Video Files N/A VCD Video File
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Programs using this file extension: .dat
OS Software
Windows
Windows
  • CyberLink PowerDirector 12 Ultra
  • CyberLink PowerProducer 6
  • Nero 12
  • GRETECH GOM Player
  • VideoLAN VLC media player
  • River Past Video Cleaner
  • VCDGear
  • MPlayer
MAC OS
MAC
  • Eltima Elmedia Player
  • VCDGear
  • VideoLAN VLC media player
  • MPlayer
Linux
Linux
  • VCDGear
  • VideoLAN VLC media player
  • MPlayer

.dat file extension (SimCity 4 Game Data File)

Category Developer/Producer File description Popularity
Game Files Electronic Arts SimCity 4 Game Data File
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Programs using this file extension: .dat
OS Software
Windows
Windows
  • Electronic Arts SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition
  • Electronic Arts Building Architect Tool
  • DatGen
MAC OS
MAC
  • Electronic Arts SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition

.dat file extension (Windows Registry Hive File)

Category Developer/Producer File description Popularity
System Files Microsoft Windows Registry Hive File
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Programs using this file extension: .dat
OS Software
Windows
Windows
  • Microsoft Windows

.dat file extension (Inno Setup Uninstaller Data File)

Category Developer/Producer File description Popularity
Misc Files Jordan Russel Inno Setup Uninstaller Data File
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Programs using this file extension: .dat
OS Software
Windows
Windows
  • Referenced by Jrsoftware Inno Setup uninstaller

.dat file extension (Nonimmigrant Visa Application Data File)

Category Developer/Producer File description Popularity
Data Files U.S. Department of State Nonimmigrant Visa Application Data File
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Programs using this file extension: .dat
OS Software
Linux
Web
  • U.S. Nonimmigrant Visa Application


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