RAT File Type- The quick facts
What are RAT files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a RAT file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is a RAT file?
A .RAT file is a PICS Rating System file.
We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
How to open RAT files
Important: Different programs may use files with the RAT file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your RAT file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 8 different RAT openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: July 10, 2017
Suggest another file format using extension RAT
While we know of one file format using the .RAT file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .RAT file.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of RAT files. Remember, different programs may use RAT files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.