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.PAT File Extension

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Pattern File Icon
File TypePattern File
DeveloperAdobe Systems
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CategoryRaster Image Files
File Format Description

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.

Program(s) that open .PAT files
Linux Logo
Linux
GIMP Icon GIMP
Updated 2/20/2014

CorelDRAW Pattern File Icon
File TypeCorelDRAW Pattern File
DeveloperCorel
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CategoryVector Image Files
File Format Description

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.

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.

Program(s) that open .PAT files
Updated 3/22/2012

AutoCAD Hatch Pattern File Icon
File Type
This file is saved in a plain text format.
Therefore, you can view the contents of the file in a text editor.
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AutoCAD Hatch Pattern File
DeveloperAutodesk
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CategoryCAD Files
File Format Description

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.

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.

Program(s) that open .PAT files
Updated 3/23/2012

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File TypeDiskStation Manager Installation File
DeveloperSynology
Popularity
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CategorySystem Files
File Format Description

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.

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.

Program(s) that open .PAT files
Updated 7/27/2011

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File Type3D Patch File
DeveloperN/A
Popularity
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Category3D Image Files
File Format Description

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.

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

Program(s) that open .PAT files
Updated 6/22/2010

Generic Icon
File Type
This file is saved in a plain text format.
Therefore, you can view the contents of the file in a text editor.
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Kega Fusion Cheats File
DeveloperKega Fusion
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CategoryGame Files
File Format Description

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.

Program(s) that open .PAT files
Microsoft Windows Logo
Windows
Kega Fusion Icon Kega FusionExternal Link
Updated 4/29/2013

Generic Icon
File TypeGravis UltraSound GF1 Patch File
DeveloperN/A
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CategoryAudio Files
File Format Description

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.

Program(s) that open .PAT files
Microsoft Windows Logo
Windows
Icon Gravis GIPC (Gravis to InterWave Patch Converter)
FMJ-Software Awave Studio Icon FMJ-Software Awave Studio
Updated 12/4/2006