How to play/open DAT or any Video file in MX player [Tutorial]

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How to play/open DAT or any Video file in MX player [Tutorial]
How to play/open DAT or any Video file in MX player [Tutorial]: MX player is one of the Best apps for Android when it comes to watching and playing videos. It is the most popular video players for Android Because of its wide support for Video extension.
In MX Player, you can play almost all types of different formats. But, few formats need some manual work to play such as DAT.
DAT is a file which that consists of some data like videos. DAT files used in VCD(s) to store MPEG-1 type file. To play them on Android device you need MX player. Below we have shared a complete tutorial on How to play/open DAT or any Video file in MX player. Follow the complete method below.

How to play/open DAT or any Video file in MX player [Tutorial]

STEP 1: Open MX player and Go to Settings

STEP 2: Tap on “List” and then “File Extensions”

Open dat mx player
Open dat mx player


STEP 3: Tap on “Add new” to add a new File extension. We add DAT format. Type ‘DAT’ and tap OK.

Open dat in mx player
Open dat in mx player

STEP 4: Select DAT (Tick on it) and then tap on Decoder. Select S/W 

Open dat in mx player-select dat
Select sw in mx player


STEP 5: Close Settings and Tap on Refresh icon on top.

Refresh and plag dat in mx player

Done! And DAT file also stores some other DATA so you can hide them by a Long Press and select “Hide”.

Method 2:

This method is not recommended because it makes.DAT file unusable for the program. But if you are in a different type of situation then this method is short and simple.

STEP 1: Locate the File you want to play and rename by changing .dat (or any other format) to .mp4
STEP 2: Now make MX player as your Default Video player.

Hope you have finally learned how to play a .DAT file in MX players. For any queries, leave us a comment below.

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