Files with metalink suffix are descriptor files that t describes one or more computer files available for download.

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METALINK file extension - Metalink 3.0 download descriptor file

What is metalink file? How to open metalink files?

File type specification:

Internet related file type icon Internet related file type

File extension metalink is mainly related to to the Metalink version 3.0, a universal download file format for various download managers.

Metalink file is stored in XML text file format and contains Internet locations (FTP/HTTP/P2P) of downloaded file. Data downloading through metalinks increases the download speed (segment downloading) and reduces load of download servers.

Help how to open:

Use download manager such as jDownloader, GetRight, Free Download Manager to download data through metalinks.

How to convert:

You most likely cannot convert .metalink files to anything useful.

List of software applications associated to the .metalink 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 metalink file, edit metalink file, convert metalink file, view metalink file, play metalink 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 metalink files.

Software that open metalink file - Metalink 3.0 download descriptor file

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

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