OPDOWNLOAD File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open an OPDOWNLOAD file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .OPDOWNLOAD files.

What is an OPDOWNLOAD file?

These .OPDOWNLOAD files are temporary files that contain partially downloaded data. The .opdownload file format was developed for the use of the Opera Web browser. This software creates an OPDOWNLOAD file each time it downloads a file from the Internet as requested by the user.Normally stored in the same directory of the local machine where the user chose to download the file from the Internet, these .opdownload files are deleted by the Opera Web browser from the local computer as soon as the file download has successfully completed. These .opdownload files are also generally classified as text files and binary files.The Opera Web browser can be used to open these .opdownload files. This software has versions for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. It's best to leave these OPDOWNLOAD files alone, in order for associated file downloads that are initiated by the Opera Web browser to properly continue.

How to open OPDOWNLOAD files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension OPDOWNLOAD for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 7 different OPDOWNLOAD openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension OPDOWNLOAD

While we know of one file format using the .OPDOWNLOAD file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .OPDOWNLOAD file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of OPDOWNLOAD files. Remember, different programs may use OPDOWNLOAD files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

WinRARWinRARUser submitted
OperaOperaUser submitted
SafeZoneSafeZoneUser submitted
Opera Internet BrowserOpera Internet BrowserUser submitted
Opera DeveloperOpera DeveloperUser submitted
Avast SafeZone BrowseAvast SafeZone BrowseUser submitted
Internet Download ManagerInternet Download ManagerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with OPDOWNLOAD-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with OPDOWNLOAD-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!