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Concordance DAT File Format

MailXaminer | January 5th, 2019 | Forensics

Concordance load file is used to import electronically stored data into the Concordance database. It is a delimited text file with DAT file extension, which contains the metadata of the document and sometimes OCR for record data also. In Digital Forensic Investigation Concordance Database is used for the legal application. It allows accessing the evidence remotely during the court proceeding.

Key Features Associated with Concordance DAT File

DAT files have delimited fields of information for name & locations of image files, document unitization & other document information represented with field separator, string delimiter & newline placeholder.

  • Easy management for the high volume of documents which are captured during case investigation
  • All types of documents are supported
  • DAT file includes all Metadata for associated email & attachment
  • Provides the path for the extracted images that the database can link with their corresponding document
  • Concordance can provide remote access during case proceedings in the courtroom
  • It may integrate with different litigation technologies
  • Coded document information & OCR file information is included for associated document

Examine Database Using MailXaminer

The analysis of the Outlook PST file help to obtain the information related to the Outlook emails. The Digital Forensic tool MailXaminer allow to open and examine the Outlook PST file in different views such as “Mail, Hex, Properties, Message Header, HTML“. During the Digital Forensic Investigation, each view provides different information about the related email.

pst file view

The analysis of the Outlook PST file help to obtain the information related to the Outlook emails. The Digital Forensic tool MailXaminer allow to open and examine the Outlook PST file in different views such as “Mail, Hex, Properties, Message Header, HTML“. During the Digital Forensic Investigation, each view provides different information about the related email.

Save Information In Concordance DAT File Format

Generation of Concordance load file corresponding to the desired email and attachment is possible through the Export option of the MailXaminer.

pst toconcordance

DAT file can be availed for the selected folder under the scenario where the complete folder is required to be exported. Through the Export button of MailXaminer, the bulk exportation of Outlook PST file into Concordance file is possible.

Folder export

Conclusion

Concordance DAT file is the database file used to import the electronically stored data to the Concordance database for the legal application. MailXaminer is a dependable Digital Forensic Software Tool which allows to examine the Outlook PST file and generate Concordance load file through export option. The Concordance DAT file can be open using a Text editor or other Concordance file supporting software.