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Details of extension .mat

6 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .mat file?
  • Which program can create the .mat file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .mat format?
  • What can convert .mat files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .mat extension?
.mat
Microsoft Access Table .mat file icon

Microsoft Access Table

MAT file is a Microsoft Access Table.
Category: Document files
Application: Microsoft Access
Program name: access.exe
Mime-type: application/vnd.ms-access
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Related extensions:
Lotus Approach 97 Document
Microsoft Access Form
Microsoft Access Macro
Microsoft Access Query
Microsoft Access Report
Microsoft Access Add-in
Microsoft Access Database
Microsoft Access Blank Database Template
Microsoft Access Wizard Template
.mat
MATLAB Matrix .mat file icon

MATLAB Matrix

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.
Category: Development files
Application: MATLAB
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Mime-type: application/matlab-mat
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MATLAB Image
MATLAB Figure
MATLAB Script
Simulink Model
MATLAB Executable
MATLAB Compiled Program
LabVIEW Mathscript
LabVIEW Virtual Instrument
MATLAB AutoSave File
.mat
DAT Material Definition .mat file icon

DAT Material Definition

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.
Category: Game Data files
Application: Dragon Age Toolset
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
Dragon Age Toolset Head Morph
Dragon Age Morph Source
Dragon Age Player Data
DAT Material Object XML
DAT Mesh
Dragon Age Game Data
Dragon Age Model Mesh Heirarchy Data
.mat
Kerkythea Material Data .mat file icon

Kerkythea Material Data

MAT file is a Kerkythea Material Data. Kerkythea is a standalone render engine, using physically accurate materials and lights, aiming for the best quality rendering in the most efficient timeframe.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Kerkythea
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
Kerkythea Zipped XML Material Data
.mat
ArcInfo Geocoding Matching Parameters Data .mat file icon

ArcInfo Geocoding Matching Parameters Data

MAT file is an ArcInfo Geocoding Matching Parameters Data. ArcInfo is a complete and extensible geographic information system.
Detailed description not available
Category: GIS files
Application: ESRI ArcInfo
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
ArcInfo Binary Coverage
ArcInfo Band Interleaved by Line Image
ArcInfo Band Interleaved by Line Image
ArcInfo Band Sequential Image
ArcInfo ASCII Export
Geography Markup Language Document
MapInfo Table Document
FME Document
FME Feature Store
.mat
Altair FEKO Matrix Element Data .mat file icon

Altair FEKO Matrix Element Data

MAT file is an Altair FEKO Matrix Element Data. Altair Feko is a comprehensive computational electromagnetics (CEM) code used widely in the telecommunications, automobile, space and defense industries.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Altair FEKO
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
Altair FEKO TICRA Spherical Data
Altair FEKO Harness Description List
Altair FEKO PREFEKO Input Data
Altair FEKO Input Data
Altair FEKO CADFEKO Model Data
Altair FEKO POSTFEKO Binary Output Data
Altair FEKO POSTFEKO ASCII Output Data
Altair FEKO CADFEKO Model Mesh Data
Altair FEKO CADFEKO Workspace Data

Other types of files may also use the .mat file extension. If you have helpful information about .mat extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

ArtMoney Table
MetaTrader MetaQuotes Language 4 Template
Autodesk Maya 3D ASCII Scene
JUCE Audio Thumbnail Data
Max Patcher Text Data
Alphacam 2D/3D Mill Tool Data
MonkeyTalk Script
Microsoft Access Form
Katorzer Music Composition

The .mat filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

amt (1), mzt (1), mwt (1), mt (1), mar (1), maf (1), lat (1), jat (1), at (1), nat (1), mxt (1), mta (1), mqt (1), mag (1), ma (1)

Can't open a .mat file?

If you want to open a .mat file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .mat association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.mat

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 from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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