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MCAT file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.mcat - Meerecat File Guard Encrypted Data

The MCAT data files are related to Meerecat File Guard. MCAT file is a Meerecat File Guard Encrypted Data. Meerecat File Guard is a simple file encryption utility. The Meerecat File Guard seems to be no longer supported.

Meerecat File Guard
Data files
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Meerecat File Guard Encrypted Data related extensions:
SetupBuilder Data
CRYSFIRE Qdat Targeted Input Data
On Schedule Schedule Data
Cyberduck License Data
Havok Engine MOPP Data
Amaya Tools Data

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

Can't open a .mcat 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 .mcat file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

cat, mat, mca, mct, mdat

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Pro/ENGINEER Material Properties Data
Musicator Music
Bryce 3D Material Data
DAT Material Definition
Massive Midi Setup

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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