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Conversion of dat files to PDF

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Mar 19, 2020 Mar 19, 2020

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Is it possible to get Acrobat Reader to recognize and convert to PDF a dat file?

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Acrobat Reader can't create PDF files!

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Actually, there is no single format for a .dat file. That file suffix has been used by many different programs for different purposes. As such, conversion of a .dat file to PDF doesn't really mean anything unless you were to know exactly what program created and uses the file as well as the potentially proprietary format of such a file.

 

- Dov Isaacs, former Adobe Principal Scientist (April 30, 1990 - May 30, 2021)

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