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File Extension Download

Apple Safari partial download file definition and 3 other file types and linked programs information.

 

File extension download is used by following file type(s):

file type 1 description:
Default file extension for .download file type:
Apple Safari partial download file
Apple Safari download manager give .download extension to incomplete download file. When the download is finished, download manager renamed file with original file extension.
Programs
that open download files:
Safari (Apple OS X)
Safari for Microsoft Windows (Microsoft Windows)

 

file type 2 description:
Default file extension for .download file type:
Chrome partial download file
The DOWNLOAD file extension is associated with previous versions of Google Chrome web browser for its incomplete download file.

The latest version of Google Chrome is using the CRDOWNLOAD file extension instead.

Programs
that open download files:
Chromium (Microsoft Windows)
Chromium for Linux (Linux)
Chromium for Mac (Apple OS X)
Google Chrome (Microsoft Windows)
Google Chrome for Mac (Apple OS X)
Google Chrome for Mac (Apple OS X)

 

file type 3 description:
Default file extension for .download file type:
Mozilla partial download file
The DOWNLOAD file extension is associated with web browsers based on Mozilla Gecko web layout engine. Mozilla download manager gives .download extension to incomplete download files. When the download is finished, download manager renames the file to its original file extension. Probably used in older versions or of Firefox. Firefox 3 and later is using .PART file extension instead.
Programs
that open download files:
Firefox (Microsoft Windows)
Firefox for Linux (Linux)
Firefox for Mac (Apple OS X)
SeaMonkey (multiplatform software)