In this tutorial I will show you the easiest way to open .DAT file and read .DAT file. So follow simple steps to open .DAT file. First of all, the question is what is .DAT file? .DAT is a DATa file that contains arbitrary DATa of different type of files. Mostly, .DAT files found in email as a winmail.DAT attachment. So the question is how to open .DAT file? There are many ways to open .DAT files, but here I will show you the easiest and simplest way to open .DAT files. First of all, you need to confirm the original filetype like .jpg, .png, .rtf, .Avi, etc. Then follow below steps to open and read.DAT files.
How To Open .DAT File in Windows
Open .DAT file folder and click view tab from above fold of Windows 8.
Click or Check file name extensions.
Now you can see the .DAT file extension in your file.
Rename .DAT extension with your original file type (.jpg, .png, .rtf, etc). Click Yes when the confirmation dialog box appears. That’s it.
To open any .DAT file, you need to know about the original file type because without original file type you can not change the extension. So above steps are working like a charm. If you have any question about this, then comment below.