PART file format description
Many people share .part files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .part file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .part files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.part - Partial Download
PART file is a Partial Download. This extension tells us that download is not finished yet, or was aborted before finishing. When application (Mozilla Firefox, eMule, etc) finishes the download, the partial file name will disappear.
- Other files
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- Partial Download related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .part file extension. Even harmful programs can create .part files. Be especially cautious with .part files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .part file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .part file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
par, art, patt, prt, pat
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- SAP Portal Archive
- Mail.dat Postage Adjustment File
- FactoryTalk View Studio Parameter Component File
- C64 Advanced Art Studio Image
- Art Image
- Corel Presentations Template
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