What is .MAT file extension?
Binary data container format used by MATLAB; may include arrays, variables, functions, and other types of data; can be saved in different formats by choosing a version within the MATLAB Preferences (select General ? MAT-Files).
Level 4 MAT-Files support two-dimensional matrices and character strings, while Level 5 MAT-Files include additional support for multidimensional numeric arrays, character arrays, cell arrays, sparse arrays, objects, and structures.
MAT-files may also be used to represent audio in 64-bit floating point, 16-bit signed integer, and 8-bit unsigned integer formats.
You can see a list of software programs here on www.easyfileopener.org that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.