DAT2 file format description
Many people share .dat2 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .dat2 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .dat2 files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.dat2 - XYplorer Thumbnail Cache
The DAT2 data files are related to XYplorer. DAT2 file is a XYplorer Thumbnail Cache. XYplorer is a tabbed file manager for Microsoft Windows.
- Data files
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- XYplorer Thumbnail Cache related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .dat2 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dat2 files. Be especially cautious with .dat2 files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .dat2 file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .dat2 file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
dt2, at2, da2, dat
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- DTED Level 2 Data
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- Microsoft DirectX Compressed Texture Data
- Radiance Data File
- HammerTap DeepAnalysis Save
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