Files with crdownload suffix are partially downloaded files that are either still being downloaded by Chrome / Chromium web browsers or were not completed at all. Once the download is finished, the extension of these files is restored back to the original.
Software that works with crdownload file extension
CRDOWNLOAD file extension - Google Chrome incomplete download
What is crdownload file? How to open crdownload files?
File extension crdownload is primarily related to the Google Chrome and Chromium web browsers and used for one of its default file types.
A .crdownload file represents incomplete download that has been initiated with Google Chrome / Chromium. Under normal circumstances, this extension is changed back to the original once the download is finished.
Under normal circumstances, users should not encounter these files as they are either finished, or deleted by Chrome in case of interrupted download. The only way you see these files is because of crash or download still in progress.
This most likely is used for the purposes of reserving disk space for the download to prevent crashes and other issues that would prevent a successful file download.
Previous versions of Google Chrome also used download file extension until it has been replaced by crdownload.
The default software associated to crdownload file type:
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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 File-Extensions.org'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
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