File Extension Library

.EDAT File Extension

  • Developer by: Psychology Software Tools
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .EDAT files and how to open them?

Can't open .EDAT file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .EDAT file.

What is a .EDAT file extension?

.EDAT file extension is created by Psychology Software Tools. .EDAT has been classified as Data Files. The format of .EDAT file is Binary.

.EDAT is E-DataAid 1.x File

File created by E-DataAid version 1, a data manipulation tool included with E-Prime psychology study software; saves data in the format of rows and columns; saves participant input data during the data collection phase; can be exported to StatView, SPSS, Microsoft Excel, Compressed IFIS, and text formats for statistical analysis.

The E-Prime software is commonly used in research environments for conducting experiments in behavioral research, fMRI research, and eye tracking research.

NOTE: E-DataAid version 2 saves files with the .EDAT2 extension.

List of all softwares that can open the E-DataAid 1.x File
Psychology Software Tools E-Prime
File Type 2:

Sony Encrypted Data File

Developer by: Sony Category: Game Files Format: Binary

Data file used by Sony PlayStation systems, including PlayStation 3 and the PlayStation Portable (PSP); contains encrypted game or system data, such as a theme or a game add-on; typically seen within downloaded packages from the Sony PlayStation Network (PSN) online store.

Sony uses EDAT files to apply Digital Rights Management (DRM) protection to game and system data. The ".edat" extension is typically added to the existing file extension. For example, a .P3T theme file may use the ".p3t.edat" extension.

Due to the encryption on EDAT files, they can only be opened by the Sony PSP. However, they still may be transferred to a computer by connecting the PSP to a computer via a USB connection.

List of all softwares that can open the Sony Encrypted Data File
Microsoft Windows with USB connection

How to fix problems with .EDAT files

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