Open PART file

The most commonly used .part file type: Incomplete download

What is part file? Understanding and opening part files

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.part file type #1: Incomplete download

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.

Further details

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.

Open part file with:

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A popular free web browser from Mozilla

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A HTPP/FTP download manager for Windows

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Free Download Manager

A download accelerator and manager for Microsoft Windows

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Popular software for download files from various internet services

.part file type #2: 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.

Further details

The part file extension was used by Pro/Engineer, a Windows program for files that contained data about mechanical parts used in project. Pro/Engineer was replaced by Creo/Parametric software.

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Pro/Engineer (Creo Elements/Pro)

Set of 3D CAD/CAM/CAE design tools from PTC

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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