How to Convert DAT Files to Other Formats
Edited by Pat Bitton
July 24, 2019
Have you been sent a video file in the DAT format that you can’t open? Don’t worry, it’s easier than you think! All you need is the right app. But first – what’s a DAT file?
DAT is a format used for storing data created from MPEG files using a VCD authoring tool. DAT files can be played by Windows Media Player, Real Player, and a number of other players.
If you want to convert DAT to MP4 or any other accessible format so you can play your file on an iOS or Android device or transfer it to DVD, try Movavi Video Converter. This fast and easy-to-use software supports all popular video, audio, and image formats, including AVI, MOV, MKV, WMV, MPEG, MP3, FLAC, JPEG, PNG – the list goes on.
Just download the Windows or Mac version of the program and follow the four simple steps below.
Run the Movavi DAT Converter
Open the setup file and install the converter following the on-screen instructions.
Add the DAT Files
In the program window, click Add Media > Add Video and select the DAT files that you want to convert.
Select the Output Format
Choose the desired output video format in the presets ribbon menu.
Click the Folder icon to specify the folder in which the processed files should be saved. Finally, hit Convert.
That’s all there is to it.
Movavi Video Converter
The ideal way to get your media in the format you need!
- Convert video, audio, DVDs, and image files
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