How to Convert DAT to MP4, WMV, MOV (QuickTime)

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Sometimes you can't open a movie on avseq.dat file, or can't import video from a VCD or AVSEQ01.DAT file into FCPX. To easily solve your problem, you need to convert DAT videos to MP4, WMV, MOV (QuickTime) and most other popular, standard video formats on Windows and Mac. This article will recommend a great DAT video converter to help you. Just get it below.

Best DAT video converter for Windows / Mac (El Capitan included)

wondershare video converter
  • • Convert DAT to MOV, MP4, WMV, AVI, and more SD, 3D and HD video format.
  • • Convert DAT to mobile phones, QuickTime, Final Cut Pro and iMovie with the optimized presets.
  • • Personalize DAT video like a professional video editing tool by trimming, cropping, adding subtitle.
  • • Burn DAT files to a DVD disk with no effort.
  • Supported OS: Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista, Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan), 10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.7, 10.6

Part 1: How to Convert DAT to MP4, WMV, MOV (QuickTime) etc

The tutorial below will tell you how to convert DAT to MP4 or MOV for Windows (Windows 10 included). If you are looking for how to convert DAT to MP4 or MOV for Mac (Yosemite included). Please just click here.

1.Import DAT videos to this DAT video converter

Go to "Convert" tab> click the"Add Files" option in this app's left pane to browse your hard disk. And then select the DAT video files you want to import. After that, you can notice these files will be added to the pane of this app immediately.

(Optional) At this time, if you need to join all imported files together into a single file, just enable the "Merge all videos into one file" option at the bottom of the interface.

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2.Choose an output format like MP4, WMV, MOV(QuickTime), iMovie etc.

Open this app's output format list by hitting the "Format" icon. And then select any one of video formats or optimized presetting you want.

If necessary, you can also change other video parameters like Resolution, Bit Rate, Frame Rate and more. To do these, just hit the "Settings" option on Output Format pane to open its setting window, select the settings as you wish, and then click "Ok" to save them.

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3.Start DAT video conversion

Convert DAT files to the format you've selected by pressing the "Convert" button in the lower-right corner of this app's interface. Next, you can see the conversion progress bar in this app's pane, which shows you the remaining time as well.

When the conversion is finished, you can access to the output folder of this DAT Video Converter by clicking the "Open Folder" option. Just enjoy the output files. If you want to play them on some device, an extra step is to transfer the output files to your device.

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Video Tutorial: How to Convert DAT to MP4, MOV in Windows (Windows 10 included)

Part 2: More options: Free DAT converter MP4 MOV, online DAT converter MP4 MOV

# 1. Free DAT Converter: Wondershare Free Video Converter

You can use it to free convert VCD to QuickTime Movie or FCPX.

Pro: complete free DAT converter

1. Free convert common videos, 3D and HD videos not supported.
2. You can't convert directly to devices like iPhone, iPad, Android phones, and more.
3. You only have 10 times for fast speed conversion.
4. The free version doesn't support burning DVD.

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# 2. Online DAT Converter: Zamzar

It is a versatile online DAT converter. It can also work as an audio converter, image converter, eBook converter, etc.

Pro: 1.You can convert DAT online without downloading a third-party software.

1. The conversion speed is slow.
2. You can only convert files less than 100MB.

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Part 3: FAQs about playing AVSEQ01.DAT file

Question: What is a DAT file?
There are mainly three kinds of files with .dat extention: general data file, the Winmail.dat file used in email, and VCD video files. And the third one is what we are talking about. A DAT video is usually used to store MPEG-1 encoded video stream on VCD or SVCD discs. In most cases, the DAT videos are hard for you to play. So converting DAT to popular, standard video formats is necessary for wide uses.

Question: Why I can't open the avseq.dat file on Windows and Mac?
You need to use a third-party program to convert DAT to QuickTime, or convert DAT to MP4. Then you can watch the movie on avseq.dat file.

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