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.
OGV is a digital video container format related to the encoding technology of the OGG Vorbis video. It can save multiple related video stream codecs like the DivX and Theora. It is these codecs that allow OGV files to open on varying media players.
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