DAT File Converter - Convert DAT to MP4, AVI, WMV, FLV, MP3 WAV, AAC, etc

DAT Converter - Convert VCD DAT Files to AVI, MP4, WMV, FLV, MKV, MP3, WAV, AAC, M4A, AC3, etc

Mar 29, 2015, Posted by Andrew Smith

What Is DAT Format?

There are many file formats use .dat as file name extension. One of them is VCD or SVCD video file. In the \MPEGAV\ directory of VCD disks, there are many files named AVSEQ01.DAT, AVSEQ02.DAT, ... They contain MPEG-1 video data. The Mime types used with this association are: video/dvd, video/mpeg, video/video cd.

DAT video files are not compatible with most devices and players like iPhone, iPod, iPad, Android, PlayStation, Xbox, iTunes, iMovie, QuickTime, Windows Media Player, etc. If you are intent to play DAT files anywhere without any hassle, you'd better to turn to the professional DAT File Converter - Faasoft DAT Converter.

DAT File Converter Mac/Windows

Here, we make a brief introduction about this DAT Converter to help you know it better.

  • To play DAT on iPhone, iPod, iPad, iTunes and QuickTime, it can convert DAT to MP4 and MOV for playback;
  • To edit DAT files in iMovie and Final Cut Pro, it supports converting DAT to MP4, MOV and Apple ProRes to optimize DAT files;
  • To open DAT clips in Windows Media Player or edit DAT video in Windows Movie Maker, it allows you to convert DAT to AVI, WMV, MKV and more;
  • Convert DAT to MP4, AVI, MOV, WMV, etc to play DAT in PlayStation, Xbox 360, Blackberry, Creative Zen, and Zune and so on;
  • In order to enjoy DAT video in Android phone or Android Pad, it can also convert DAT to Android more compatible MP4 format;
  • It offers a solution to convert DAT to some Web video formats like WebM, MOV, MP4, etc to upload DAT video for share;
  • In addition, it also will help you convert DAT to ASF, DivX Video, DV, MPEG4 Video, MPEG1 Video, MPEG2 Video, RM, Xvid Video, OGV Video, FLV, SWF, etc;
  • Beside converting DAT to video, it has the feature of extraction audio from DAT to save the files to MP3, WAV, AAC, M4A, AC3, DTA, CAF, AIFF and more;
  • It has many powerful edit functions such as join, split, crop, cut, rotate, increase volume, add subtitle/watermark/effects/music, change bitrate/sample rate, remove subtitle, and reduce files size.

Convert DAT Files

Let's start the conversion process. Before that, free download and install this DAT Video Converter first and then convert DAT to MP4, AVI, WMV, FLV, MP3, WAV, and M4A and so on.

Step 1 Load DAT files
Click "File" menu of the program to choose "Add File (s)..." to open DAT file that you need to convert. Or click "Add File" button or just drag and drop your DAT file to the program. All the three methods help you import files to the DAT Converter.

Step 2 Set output formats
Click the drop-down button of "Profile" to select output formats from the categories as your desire.

Step 3 Convert DAT to other formats
After the output format is selected and all the settings satisfied, simply click the round "Convert" button on the bottom right corner of the program to convert DAT to AVI, MP4, MP3, WAV effortlessly.

Play DAT Video Files

For Mac users, choose VCDGear or VLC to open and play DAT files. If you want to play DAT files on Windows, VLC, VCDGear, CyberLink PowerDirector are the three best choices.

For both Mac and Windows users, Faasoft DAT File Converter is another choice to open and play DAT files freely.