A download file extension is related to Apple Safari web browser for Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows. A download file stores incomplete download.

There are 2 other file types using
the DOWNLOAD file extension!

download icon.download - Chrome partial download [common]

download icon.download - Mozilla partial download [common]

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Software that open download file

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DOWNLOAD file extension - Apple Safari partial download

What is download file? How to open download files?

File type specification:

Temporary file type icon Temporary file type

Internet related file type icon Internet related file type

download file icon: download filetype icon

The download file extension is associated with the Apple Safari web browser. Apple Safari download manager give download extension to incomplete download file.

When the download is finished, download manager renamed file with original file extension.

The default software associated to open download file:

Safari icon

Apple, Inc. logoSafari  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Apple, Inc.

Safari is the default web browser integrated to Apple Mac OS X since version 10.3 "Panther". It is also used in iOS devices like iPads and IPhones.

Help how to open:

To open the .download file and continue the download, do this steps instead resume function in Safari.

a) Clear the download list in the Safari browser download window. b) Open the Downloads folder from the Dock or the Finder. c) Click on the your_download_file.download entry

How to convert:

These files cannot be converted, because their download has not been successfuly finished. You can convert the original file once the download is done.

List of software applications associated to the .download file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open download file, edit download file, convert download file, view download file, play download 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 download files.

Software that open download file - Apple Safari partial download

Programs supporting the exension download on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Safari for open download file action.

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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