What is a .PART File And How To Open It

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .part extension, but you have never seen this extension before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .part file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .PART file?

The .PART file extension is Partially Downloaded File. The format of this file is text and binary, and it is a miscellaneous file.

What to know

There are currently 4 software that can open the .part file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .PART file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .PART file on various operating systems.

How to open a .PART file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .part file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Mozilla Firefox, JDownloader, Free Download Manager and Headlight Go!Zilla software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .PART file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Mozilla Firefox software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .PART file on Mac

The .part file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the Mozilla Firefox and JDownloader software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .PART file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Mozilla Firefox software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .PART file on Linux

There are 4 simple steps to open the .part file on Linux.

1. In the first step you need to download the Mozilla Firefox and JDownloader software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .PART file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Mozilla Firefox software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .PART file?

If you are still unable to open the .PART file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .PART file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .part00000 – Ashampoo, .partial – Microsoft, .partimg – Partimage File, .pas – Embarcadero Technologies, .pas – Niklaus Wirth. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .PART file with the Mozilla Firefox, JDownloader, Free Download Manager, Headlight Go!Zilla programs on Windows, Mozilla Firefox, JDownloader programs on Mac and Mozilla Firefox, JDownloader software on Linux.