.ADADOWNLOAD File Extension

Adobe Systems
File Type:
Adobe Download Assistant Partial Download File

Having trouble opening .adadownload extension? Don't panic! This page explains what adadownload files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open adadownload files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is an ADADOWNLOAD file?

Adadownload file extension has Adobe Download Assistant Partial Download file type, developed by Adobe Systems, which is associated with the "misc files" category.

When Adobe Download Assistant starts the downloading process of any Adobe software products, it creates a partially downloaded file and adds this extension to it. When the downloading procedure is complete, the .adadownload extension is deleted. These files usually contain software installers. For today Adobe Download Assistant has been retired. 


To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

adadownload file icon
Adobe Systems
File Type:
Adobe Download Assistant Partial Download File
Misc Files

How to open ADADOWNLOAD file?

Double click the adadownload file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .adadownload extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the adadownload extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the adadownload file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open ADADOWNLOAD files

  • Windows Windows
    • Adobe Download Assistant Adobe Download Assistant
  • MacOS MacOS
    • Adobe Download Assistant Adobe Download Assistant

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the adadownload file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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