Google Chrome web browser uses crdownload file extension for its partially downloaded files. Usually found only if a download is in progress, or if the computer crashed.

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CRDOWNLOAD file extension - Google Chrome incomplete download

What is crdownload file? How to open crdownload files?

File type specification:

Temporary file type icon Temporary file type

Internet related file type icon Internet related file type

crdownload file icon: crdownload filetype icon

The crdownload file extension is associated with Google Chrome web browser and Chromium web browsers.

These files are used for incomplete downloads initiated with Google Chrome. After the file download is complete, the .crdownload file extension is removed from the file.

Usually found only if a file download is in progress, or after computer crash or unfinished download. Generally, data from .crdownload files cannot be recovered if the download was ended prematurely.

The previous versions of Google Chrome were using the .download file extension instead.

The default software associated to crdownload file type:

Google Chrome icon

Google Inc. logo Google Chrome  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Google Inc.

Google Chrome is popular Internet browser for Microsoft Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. The core of the Chrome uses very fast Chrome Blink (Webkit fork) layout engine. Chrome Blink layout engine is regarded as one of the fastest layout engines for viewing websites and for work with JavaScript.

Google Chrome for Mac icon

Google Inc. logo Google Chrome for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Google Inc.

Google Chrome for Mac is one from the most used Internet browsers on Mac computers. Chrome uses a fork of WebKit layout engine called the Blink that is regarded as one of the fastest layout engines for viewing websites and for work with JavaScript.

Chrome contains many useful functions such as high security, malware blocking, stability, easy user interface, themes and extensions. Extensions and web apps are available in the Chrome Web Store.

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More information about CRDOWNLOAD files

Help how to open CRDOWNLOAD files:

Google Chrome has to complete download of the file first, before it automatically replaces the file extension .crdownload with the original file extension of the downloaded file. After that you can work with the file without any problem and open it in a proper program.

How to convert file with extension CRDOWNLOAD:

These files can't be converted, because their download is not finished. You can convert the original file once its download completed by Chrome browser.

Find conversions from crdownload file:

crdownload to avi

crdownload to exe

crdownload to iso

crdownload to mp3

crdownload to mp4

crdownload to pdf

crdownload to pptx

List of software applications associated to the .crdownload file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open crdownload file, edit crdownload file, convert crdownload file, view crdownload file, play crdownload file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the crdownload files.

  • Create crdownload file
  • Others crdownload file

Programs that can create crdownload file - Google Chrome incomplete download

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for create crdownload file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with crdownload file by default:
Google Chrome small icon Google Chrome
Other suggested software:
Chromium small icon Chromium

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Main software associated with crdownload file by default:
Google Chrome for Mac small icon Google Chrome for Mac
Other suggested software:
Chromium for Mac small icon Chromium for Mac

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