MAT File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a MAT file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .MAT files.

What is a MAT file?

A .MAT file is a 3D Studio Max Material Library file. Through our analysis of MAT files, we know that one use of the format is 3D Studio Max Material Library. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open MAT files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension MAT for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different MAT openers which you will find listed below.

Other file formats using extension .MAT

While 3D Studio Max Material Library is a popular type of MAT-file, we know of 9 different uses of the .MAT extension.

The MAT file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a MAT opener may not be able to open all kinds of MAT files. In this case, look through all formats to make sure you find the best suited MAT viewer.

Chasys Draw IES convolution Matrix

Through our analysis of MAT files, we know that one use of the format is Chasys Draw IES convolution Matrix. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different MAT openers which you will find listed below.

GNU Octave Matrix data

Through our analysis of MAT files, we know that one use of the format is GNU Octave Matrix data . We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different MAT openers which you will find listed below.

MATLAB formatted data

Through our analysis of MAT files, we know that one use of the format is MATLAB formatted data. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different MAT openers which you will find listed below.

PlayStation RSD Material

Through our analysis of MAT files, we know that one use of the format is PlayStation RSD Material. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different MAT openers which you will find listed below.

Reflections Material

Through our analysis of MAT files, we know that one use of the format is Reflections Material. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different MAT openers which you will find listed below.

SEAM 3D Materials

Through our analysis of MAT files, we know that one use of the format is SEAM 3D Materials. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different MAT openers which you will find listed below.

SMS Material

Through our analysis of MAT files, we know that one use of the format is SMS Material. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different MAT openers which you will find listed below.

V-Ray Material

Through our analysis of MAT files, we know that one use of the format is V-Ray Material. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different MAT openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of MAT files. Remember, different programs may use MAT files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft OfficeUser submitted
WinampWinampUser submitted
Microsoft AccessMicrosoft AccessUser submitted
MATLABMATLABUser submitted
jetAudiojetAudioUser submitted
SqrSoft Advanced CrossfadingSqrSoft Advanced CrossfadingUser submitted
ImageMagickImageMagickUser submitted
BryceBryceUser submitted
ITC Ilwis30ITC Ilwis30User submitted
GNU BackgammonGNU BackgammonUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with MAT-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with MAT-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!