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.PAT File Extension

File Type 1AutoCAD Hatch Pattern File

DeveloperAutodesk
Popularity
3.9 (9 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryCAD Files
FormatText

Text

This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

What is a PAT file?

CAD file used by AutoCAD, a professional CAD drawing application; stores a hatch pattern which can be used to texturize or fill an area; helps give a material appearance (e.g., brick, aluminum, glass, or plastic) to drawn objects.

More Information

Hatch patterns are vector-based and are written in a plain text format. Consult the AutoCAD documentation to learn the syntax used for writing hatch patterns.

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Programs that open PAT files
Windows
Autodesk AutoCAD 2017
Updated 3/23/2012

File Type 2DiskStation Manager Installation File

DeveloperSynology
Popularity
3.7 (11 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategorySystem Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

.PAT File Association 2

System file used by DiskStation Manager (DSM), the operating system used for Synology NAS devices; contains the files required to install or update the low-level operating system software that runs the device; can be used from the DSM Control Panel by choosing "DSM Update" and then the "Manual Update" option.

More Information

PAT files are also used by Synology Assistant, a program used for installing firmware onto DSM devices. During the DSM device setup process, the Synology Assistant requests the PAT installation file for the device. You can retrieve the PAT file from your Synology installation CD or from the Synology download center.

Programs that open PAT files
Windows
Synology Assistant
Mac
Synology Assistant
Linux
Synology Assistant
Updated 7/27/2011

File Type 3Pattern File

DeveloperAdobe Systems
Popularity
3.7 (18 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryRaster Image Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

.PAT File Association 3

Bitmap image used as a pattern that can be imported into multiple graphics programs; typically a square file that may be 8x8 pixels to 256x256 pixels in size; repeats to fill an area with the pattern; often used for creating a textured background.

Programs that open PAT files
Windows
Adobe Photoshop CC 2015
ACD Systems Canvas X 16
Corel PaintShop Pro X9
Corel Presentations X8
GIMP
Mac
Adobe Photoshop CC 2015
GIMP
Linux
GIMP
Updated 2/20/2014

File Type 4CorelDRAW Pattern File

DeveloperCorel
Popularity
3.1 (7 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryVector Image Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

.PAT File Association 4

Vector pattern used by CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, a suite of programs that includes both raster and vector graphics editing applications; saves a pattern that can be repeated within a vector image or page layout document; often used for applying background textures.

More Information

Corel CONNECT, a graphics content browsing application included with CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, provides a graphics content package that includes several vector patterns, which can be included in images or documents.

Programs that open PAT files
Windows
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X8
Updated 3/22/2012

File Type 53D Patch File

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
2.8 (5 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
Category3D Image Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

.PAT File Association 5

3D model file typically created by CAD programs; contains patches, which store the three-dimensional geometry as rectangular meshes; differs from other formats that use single vertices to store 3D shapes.

More Information

PAT files use a format similar to .3DA files.

Programs that open PAT files
Windows
Autodesk AutoCAD 2017
AeroHydro SurfaceWorks
Mac
Autodesk AutoCAD 2017
Updated 8/24/2015

File Type 6Ketron Sound Pattern File

DeveloperKetron
Popularity
2.7 (3 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryData Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

.PAT File Association 6

Ketron sound pattern format used to play different styles for the Ketron keyboards including the SD1, SD3, SD5, and Audya models; contains style sounds, levels, and effects; can be used for a wide variety of genres such as Rock, Jazz, Pop, R&B, Latin, Dance, and Gospel.

More Information

On SD models, the PAT files are located in the STYLE folder within the MASTER FOLDER, which is accessed when you push the MASTER FOLDER button on the keyboard. Depending on the keyboard version you are using you can load the PAT file via a floppy disk or USB drive. You can create a PAT file with the "Pattern Edit" function on SD models. On Aduya models, the PAT file is commonly accompanied by a .BIN file which contains the parameters for the style contained in the PAT file.

NOTE: You can open PAT files with Ketron software for the appropriate model of your keyboard.

Programs that open PAT files
Windows
Ketron Software
Updated 12/17/2015

File Type 7Gravis UltraSound GF1 Patch File

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
2.0 (6 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryAudio Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

.PAT File Association 7

Instrument patch file containing voices that can be played back by Gravis GF1-based sound cards; supports up to 16 waveforms per instrument, but does not support multiple layers.

Programs that open PAT files
Windows
Gravis GIPC (Gravis to InterWave Patch Converter)
FMJ-Software Awave Studio
Updated 12/4/2006

File Type 8Kega Fusion Cheats File

DeveloperKega Fusion
Popularity
1.0 (4 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryGame Files
FormatText

Text

This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

.PAT File Association 8

Cheat codes file used by Kega Fusion, an emulator for the Sega MegaDrive (a.k.a. Sega Genesis) console system; saved in a plain text format and contains cheat codes for Sega games; can be referred to as a "patch" file.

Programs that open PAT files
Windows
Kega Fusion
Updated 4/29/2013

.PAT Extension Information

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