RDAT file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.rdat - RNA Data

The RDAT data files are related to RMDB. The RDAT file is an RNA Data. The RNA Data (RDAT) text file format is an annotation-based specification for RNA structure mapping experiments that is both computer friendly and can be easily read by humans.

Data files
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RNA Data related extensions:
YUM Data
GLE Data
X3S Data
FET Data
XRY Data

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

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

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

dat, ddat, edat, fdat, rat, rda, rdar, rdt, tdat

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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Reflection Desktop Customization Archive
G-Police Game Data
R Data File
Siemens MR Spectroscopy ASCII Data
Oracle Database Storage Area

Operating systems

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