.CRDOWNLOAD File Extension

Chrome Partially Downloaded File

A .CRDOWNLOAD file appears when a download begins. Google Chrome stores the file in your Downloads folder with the extension on the end of the name. For a file named movie.mp4, it will be movie.mp4.CR...

General Information

Title .CRDOWNLOAD File Extension
Extension .crdownload
Full Form Chrome Partially Downloaded File
File Type Partially Downloaded File
Developer Google
MIME Type application/octet-stream

File Function

Primary Function Store incomplete download
Additional Functions Resume download process
Features Temporary, Auto-generated

File Characteristics

Quality Incomplete
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable No

Use Cases

Web Browsing Yes
File Downloading Yes
Download Management Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Potentially unsafe
Best Practices Scan for viruses, Finish download

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 2008
Latest Update Ongoing with Chrome

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .part, .download

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Google Chrome Free Windows, Mac, Linux, Chrome OS
Chromium Free Windows, Mac, Linux, Chrome OS