DAT is a VCD file extension used in the
Microsoft Windows Operating System to mean "video data"
normally. It can be encoded with MPEG 1.0, 1.1, 2.0
MKV is a common video file defined by
Matroska Media, a new multimedia package format. The feature
of MKV is that it could hold many types of encoded video,
audio and subtitles stream.
To convert DAT to MKV file, if the dat
file is encoded with mpeg1.0 format, you do not need to
install any additional dat decoder. If the dat file is
encoded with mpeg1.1 or 2.0 format, please install DVD
players which include the appropriate dat codec. Please
ensure the *.dat file is video file and Windows Media Player
can play it because many other files also use this kind of
extension. VISTA has bundled DAT 1.1/2.0 decoder.
MKV Converter which can
convert dat to mkv file. Then please install
codecs. Select a dat file, set some parameters such as
the video compressor, Microsoft ADPCM as the audio
compressor, adjust the resolution, frame rate etc if
M2V is a video file extension of DVD
excluding audio files. Itís one kind of mpeg2's format.
Thereíre 2 ways for Premiere pro outputting m2v: one is
using adobe mpeg encode to output in m2v format, the other
way could finish it one time. Please install a DVD player
for mpeg2 decoder to convert m2v to mkv. Windows VISTA has
bundled m2v decoder.
M1V if the file extension of mpeg1
video file. Windows98 or later version includes m1v decoder.