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MAT file format description

Many people share .mat files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .mat file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .mat files.

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.mat - Microsoft Access Table

The MAT document files are related to Microsoft Access. MAT file is a Microsoft Access Table.

Microsoft Access
Document files
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Microsoft Access Table related extensions:
Plone Page Template
MasterCook Look Data
MasterCook Document
Naver Word Document
MuseScore Music Score
MuseScore Compressed Music Score

.mat - MATLAB Matrix

The MAT development files are related to MATLAB. MAT file is a MATLAB Matrix data. MATLAB is a high-level language and interactive environment that enables you to perform computationally intensive tasks faster than with traditional programming languages such as C, C++, and Fortran.

Development files
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MATLAB Matrix related extensions:
MATLAB AutoSave File
MATLAB Component Technology File
MATLAB Executable

.mat - DAT Material Definition

The MAT game data files are related to Dragon Age Toolset. MAT file is a DAT Material Definition. The Dragon Age Toolset (DAT) is everything you might need to create your own adventures in the Dragon Age game. Dragon Age is a dark fantasy role-playing video game series created by BioWare.

Dragon Age Toolset
Game Data files
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DAT Material Definition related extensions:
Adventure Maker Package
Sc2gears Mouse Print Data
Deus Ex Modloader Map
Funkiball Adventure Saved Game Data
Excessive Speed Data
.gog Archive

Naturally, other applications may also use the .mat file extension. Even harmful programs can create .mat files. Be especially cautious with .mat files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .mat 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.

The .mat file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

amt, nat, mxt, mta, mqt, mag, ma, kat, hat, mzt, mwt, mt, mar, maf, lat

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

ArtMoney Table
Fortran 5 Data File
Microsoft Access Report
Mathematica ASCII File
Alphacam 2D/3D Mill Tool Data
Max Patcher Text Data

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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