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RAT file format description

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

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.rat - Nimbus 7 SAMS CRAT File

RAT file is a Nimbus 7 SAMS CRAT File. Nimbus-7 is a polar orbiting satellite.

Application:
-
Category:
Data files
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
-
Nimbus 7 SAMS CRAT File related extensions:
.twi
SDDS Toolkit Data
.cea
Compressed ENVIS Archive
.irn
IRedit Database
.fvp
ANSYS Fluent Path Line Data
.anw
Anno Wallet Backup File
.curve
ANSYS TurboGrid Curve File

.rat - PICS Service Description

The RAT data files are related to Microsoft Internet Explorer. RAT file is a PICS Service Description. The PICS specification enables labels (metadata) to be associated with Internet content. It was originally designed to help parents and teachers control what children access on the Internet, but it also facilitates other uses for labels, including code signing and privacy.

Application:
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Category:
Data files
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
-
PICS Service Description related extensions:
.twi
SDDS Toolkit Data
.cea
Compressed ENVIS Archive
.irn
IRedit Database
.fvp
ANSYS Fluent Path Line Data
.anw
Anno Wallet Backup File
.curve
ANSYS TurboGrid Curve File

.rat - Houdini 3D Random Access Texture Map

The RAT graphic files are related to Houdini. RAT file is a Houdini 3D Random Access Texture Map. Houdini is a high-end 3D animation application software developed by Side Effects Software.

Application:
Houdini
Category:
Graphic files
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
-
Houdini 3D Random Access Texture Map related extensions:
.bgeo
Houdini Geometry Data
.hip
Houdini Scene
.hiplc
Houdini Limited Commercial Scene
.hipnc
Houdini Apprentice
.hmv
Houdini HMV Movie
.i3d
Houdini 3D Texture

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

Can't open a .rat 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:

example.rat

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 .rat file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ray, rag, fat, art, rxt, rta, rqt, rar, raf, gat, dat, tat, rwt, rt, ra

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

.art
C64 Advanced Art Studio Image
.rag
RAM Advanse Data File
.fat
Zinf Theme
.ray
Rayshade Image
.art
Art Image
.rt
RealText Streaming Text File

Operating systems

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

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