How to open Incomplete download .part files
Have you had trouble opening the part file on your computer? What are part files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.
What is part file?
Files that have a .part extension are typically those that have been partially downloaded from the internet. Once the download process is completed, the original extension is reinstated. It's important to note that until the download is fully completed, the files cannot be used properly and are often corrupted.
Incomplete download description
A part file or partial download is a file that has only been partially downloaded from the internet.
This files are usually the result of interrupted or paused download, before it is completed. Sometimes they act as placeholders to reserve the space for download.
These files cannot be opened or used until the download is resumed and completed. Once the download is finished, the .part extension is removed and the file can be accessed normally.
Suggested software to open part file
A popular free web browser from Mozilla
A HTPP/FTP download manager for Windows
A download accelerator and manager for Microsoft Windows
Popular software for download files from various internet services
There are other PART filename extensions with the same .part suffix
part - PTC Pro/Engineer CAD part
Files with .part file extension can be mainly found as various parts/models designed and made with programs like Pro/Engineer or its successor Creo Elements/Pro.