.download

File Type Partially Downloaded File IconPartially Downloaded File
File Format Standard
Usage Referenced by an application; not meant to be opened manually; may run a program or script when opened
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average
Description

File that is currently being downloaded or that was stopped before the download finished; may usually be resumed using the same Web browser that started the download.

Some P2P file sharing websites also save active downloads with the ".download" extension. The appropriate file extension is typically added once the download is complete.

Open With
Windows

IconMozilla Firefox

IconGoogle Chrome

macOS

IconApple Safari

IconMozilla Firefox

Updated November 11, 2014
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