What are CRDOWNLOAD files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CRDOWNLOAD file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a CRDOWNLOAD file?

A .CRDOWNLOAD file is a Google Chrome Partial Download file.

Files that contain the .crdownload file extension are associated with the Google Chrome Internet browser. The files with the .crdownload file suffix store partial file downloads that are being performed with the Chrome Web browser.

The Google Chrome Internet browser was created by Google to compete with the other popular website browsers, such as Firefox and Internet Explorer, and was released in 2008. When the Google Chrome Web browser is downloading a file, it will save the incomplete download with the .crdownload file extension until the file has completed the download process.

Once the browser has completed the download, it will rename the file with the proper file extension.

How to open CRDOWNLOAD files

We have identified one CRDOWNLOAD opener that is compatible with this specific type of CRDOWNLOAD file.

Programs that open Google Chrome Partial Download files

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Last updated: April 5, 2021

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