DAT file is a file format written to save sounds, midi, wave, pallets, images, and levels. In short, this file format contains vital information for specific software, and the data is usually in either binary or plain text. In rare cases, DAT files may include a video file. DAT files are opened using text editors like Notepad++ and TextEdit.
MKA is a free Matroska Multimedia Container format that can store multiple audio, video, image, and subtitle tracks. It’s used to save typical multimedia content such as TV shows and movies and comes with a .mkv for video files. When used on audio files, it features a .mka filename extension, .mks for subtitles, and .mk3d for stereoscopic video files.