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    Hey there-- I'm trying to produce a healpix images from data sent from a remote server... the guy's files are in .dat format, what program can i use to view/open/ use .dat files?

    thanks-
    Sarah

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    Usually if files are .dat, all it means is they are binary, not ascii.

    Try this to see if it tells you what format it is
    Code:
    $ file somefile.dat
    --monkey

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    ASCII text

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    also, Gimp would not open the file.

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