File type: Chrome Download File
The CRDownload file extension represents a file downloaded in the google chrome browser or Chromium. It can be in one of the following status:
- Partially downloaded or in progress.
- A cancelled download.
- A paused download
If you see this file type on your computer make sure you are not already downloading something. It is either unconfirmed or uncompleted.
Usually .crdownload files are incomplete. When the download finishes google chrome deletes the file from the system. If there is an interruption it will not be possible to delete it automatically. In this case the user will have to delete it manually.
In general this format is useless. It can not be viewed or recovered. But before deleting it, make sure you run google chrome. The browser will do some checks with it.
How to recover or convert a .CRDOWNLOAD file
If you are using Google Chrome or Chromium your download is is this format before finishes. If there is an interruption you can recover the file partially.
- Search for your crdownload file.
- Delete the extension .crdownload.
- Open with the appropiate program. Depending on the download type it can be a document, an image, a video.
- If it doesn't work you will have to download it again.
How to open CRDownload File online free
The following openers are available. Select an opener or reader application and download it.
How to convert file from CrDownload to MP4
There is no way to do the conversion online and free. However, if the downloaded file is a MP4 then you can rename it to .MP4. This will be like a conversion.
For example, video.crdownload will be renamed to video.mp4
Unconfirmed CRDownload Virus
The unconfirmed is a file, with the name 325046.crdownload that is a virus. It is a trojan virus. The idea of this archive is to access remotely to steal information. Be aware and don't download any filename like this.
How to resume
To resume it you have to manually unpause or resume the download file.
Can I Delete the file
You can delete the crdownload file safely if the download is finished. However if the download is paused or running you have to wait for it to finish.