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Details of extension .mat

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

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  • 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
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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
.mat
Pro/ENGINEER Material Properties Data .mat file icon

Pro/ENGINEER Material Properties Data

MAT file is a Pro/ENGINEER Material Properties Data. Pro/ENGINEER is a 3D-CAD application by Parametric Technology Corporation.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Pro/ENGINEER
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
Autodesk AutoCAD Drawing
Autodesk Drawing eXchange File
Caligari TrueSpace Scene
IronCAD Scene
Autodesk AutoCAD Heidi Information File
Autodesk AutoCAD Heidi Device Interface
Pro/ENGINEER Neutral Assembly
Cadence Allegro PCB Layout
Catia Document
.mat
Bryce 3D Material Data .mat file icon

Bryce 3D Material Data

MAT file is a Bryce 3D Material Data. Bryce is a 3D modeling, rendering and animation program specializing in fractal landscapes.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Bryce
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
Lightwave 3D Object
Virtual Reality World
Autodesk 3D Studio Scene
Rhino 3D Model
ArchiCAD 3D Model
Gzip Compressed WRL File
O2C 3D Model
Autodesk Maya 3D Scene Data
Autodesk Maya 3D Project
.mat
Animation Master Material Data .mat file icon

Animation Master Material Data

MAT file is an Animation Master Material Data. Animation Master is a 3D character animation application offered by Hash.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Animation Master
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
Animation Master Motion Data
Animation Master Model
Animation Master Model Data
Animation Master Animation Data
Animation Master Plugin
.mat
Freelancer Model Textures Data .mat file icon

Freelancer Model Textures Data

MAT file is a Freelancer Model Textures Data. Freelancer is a space trading and combat simulation video game developed by Digital Anvil. Freelancer Mod Manager (FLMM) is a tool to manage your Freelancer-Mods.
Detailed description not available
Category: Game Data files
Application: Freelancer
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
Freelancer Mod Manager Archive
Freelancer 3D Model Layout
Freelancer Saved Game
.mat
CRiSP Harvest Maturation Data .mat file icon

CRiSP Harvest Maturation Data

MAT file is a CRiSP Harvest Maturation Data. CRiSP Harvest Model is a user-friendly computer model that simulates the harvest of 30 chinook salmon stocks by 25 fisheries over an extended time horizon.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: CRiSP Harvest
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Related extensions:
CRiSP Harvest Model Enhancement File
CRiSP Harvest Model Environmental Variability File
CRiSP Monte Carlo Method Data
CRiSP Harvest Maturation Rate Parameters Data
CRiSP Harvest Stock Data
CRiSP Harvest Base Data
CRiSP Harvest Inter-Dam Loss Data
CRiSP Harvest Chinook Non-retention Data
CRiSP Harvest Percent Non-vulnerable 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
ETCBC Analyzed Text Data
Duck Game Custom Hat Data
JUCE Audio Thumbnail Data
Katorzer Music Composition
Crossword Express Lattice Data
Autodesk Maya 3D ASCII Scene
Microsoft Access Form
Microsoft Access Diagram Shortcut

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:

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