“What is a DAT file and how to open and read it?” “How do you edit a DAT video file?” Many people feel confused when dealing with DAT files. This post will guide you through how to open and edit DAT files. There're various types of DAT files, and this post is focused on the .dat video file. The following article shares how to open different DAT files and how to edit DAT files in Windows. And this hassle-free DAT video editor can help you finish the editing process fast and easily. Download it here: https://www.videoconverterfactory.com/download/hd-video-converter-pro.exehttps://www.videoconverterfactory.com/download/hd-video-converter-pro.exe

Vita | Updated on Aug 3, 2022

How to Open DAT Files on Windows?

A DAT file is a generic data file that stores information related to the application it refers to. Different types of DAT files require different programs to open.

Use the Windows built-in text editor – Notepad++ to open text-based DAT files.

Use VLC to play DAT video files.

For email DAT attachments: you need to save the DAT files to your local drive and upload them to Winmaildat.com.

Next, I’ll show you how to edit DAT videos with a good video editor. Read on if you’re interested.

Practical DAT File Editor for Windows

• Cut/Crop unnecessary parts of the DAT video with ease;

• Watermark your DAT video with text/image/logo;

• Merge several video clips into one for better enjoyment;

• Compress large DAT video file to a smaller size.

• Modify video parameters and audio/subtitle tracks.


How to Edit DAT File in Windows Effortlessly?

As one of the best video converters for Windows PC, WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro also offers a straightforward way to edit video and audio files. It supports all mainstream a/v formats including DAT, MP4, WMV, M2TS, MP3, OGG, FLAC, etc. It helps you to trim, crop, rotate, watermark, add subtitles and audio tracks to DAT videos with simple clicks. Moreover, this software also enables you to change the video format form DAT to MPEG, MOV, AVI, MP4, MKV, and other popular formats without effort. It’s friendly to all users and the process is very easy.

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Step 1 – Import Source DAT File

Run HD Video Converter Factory Pro. Choose Converter among the five function sections. Click + Add Files to import a DAT file to the DAT video editor. Alternatively, you can drag and drop the video into the main interface directly.

Step 2 – Edit DAT Video by Trimming, Cropping, Watermarking...

Trim the DAT Video


Tap on the scissors icon to open the Trim window. Drag both sliders on the timeline to remove the parts that you don’t need. Then click the Trim button to create a video clip below. Repeat the operation if you need more clips. Don’t forget to click Ok when you’re done.


Rotate/Flip DAT Video


Hit the rotate icon next to the scissors, and the new rotating interface will pop up. There are two windows for you to compare and preview the videos. Click the corresponding icon to rotate the video 90 degrees clockwise or flip the upside-down video. Then click Ok to save the change.


Crop DAT Video Screen


Activate the crop function by hitting the fourth crop button. You will see two preview windows, the original video on the left and the output video on the right. Drag the dotted lines to select which part you want to save in the output file. Click Ok again to save your setting.


Add Effect to DAT Video


To add special effects to DAT videos, you need to click the effect icon beside the crop button. Choose one style you like at the bottom left and preview the output effect in the right window of the interface. Press Ok if you added one effect to the video.


Add Watermarks to DAT Video


Enter the watermark interface by clicking the brush icon. This DAT editor allows you to add text, image, and logo watermarks to DAT videos. Just add your watermark and move it to where you like. Click Ok to save your watermark in the DAT video.


Step 3 – Export the Edited DAT File

After you finish editing, click the format image on the right side of the main interface. Choose an output profile from 500+ formats and devices supported by this DAT file editor. If you couldn’t decide what format to choose, MP4 is most suggested. Hit the MP4 image under the Video tab to convert DAT video to MP4. After that, set an output folder to store the edited DAT video. Finally, press Run to start the video editing process at once.

Not only a Handy DAT Editor

Apart from playing and editing DAT files, WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro has other outstanding features. It can help you convert videos to 500+ formats and devices easily and rapidly. It has support for batch conversion and GPU acceleration to save time. This program also lets you download movies from 1000+ websites, record online videos, make GIFs from videos, remove subtitles from videos, etc.

Bottom Line

WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro is not only a practical DAT file editor with complete editing features, but also a good video converter, downloader, and recorder. It’s a versatile video processing tool that can satisfy most of your needs. Give it a try and make it solve your video problems in the easiest way.

That’s all about how to edit DAT files in Windows. Hope you’ll find this post helpful. Thanks for reading!

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