File Extension Library


.DAT2 File Extension

  • Developer by: Donald Lessau
  • Category: Various data Files

What is an .DAT2 file?

.DAT2 file extension is created by Donald Lessau. .DAT2 has been classified as Various data Files.

.DAT2 is XYplorer thumbnail cache

The dat2 file extension is associated with the XYplorer, a file manager, picture and multimedia viewer for Microsoft Windows operating system developed by Lessau.

The dat2 file contains thumbnail cache.


How to open:

The dat2 files are used for internal purposes of XYplorer software.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .dat2 file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to Open .DAT2 file on different platforms

Open .DAT2 File on Windows

  • Right-click a .DAT2
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .DAT2 file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .DAT2 files" Press "Ok"

Open .DAT2 File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .DAT2 file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .DAT2 File on Linux

Right click on the .DAT2 file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .DAT2 File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .DAT2 file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .DAT2 File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .DAT2 files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .DAT2 files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .DAT2 files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .DAT2 file format
  2. You need to check the .DAT2 file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)