DTA file format description
Many people share .dta files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .dta file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .dta files.
4 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.dta - Stata Data File
The DTA development files are related to Stata. DTA file is a Stata Data File. Stata is a general-purpose statistical software package created in 1985 by StataCorp. It is used by many businesses and academic institutions around the world.
- Development files
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- Stata Data File related extensions:
.dta - Zeiss BIVAS Image
The DTA graphic files are related to XnView. DTA file is a Zeiss BIVAS Image.
.dta - Chain Calculator Database
The DTA data files are related to Chain Calculator. DTA file is a Chain Calculator Database.
- Chain Calculator
- Data files
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- Chain Calculator Database related extensions:
.dta - EZ-Forms Data File
The DTA data files are related to EZ-Forms. DTA file is an EZ-Forms Data File. EZ-Forms is a filler for existing forms (PDFs, images, scans).
Naturally, other applications may also use the .dta file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dta files. Be especially cautious with .dta files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .dta 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 .dta file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
ta, cta, vta, rta, eta, dtx, dtq, dra, dat, wta, tda, sta, fta, dtz, dtw
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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