.APPDOWNLOAD File Extension

File Type:
Mac App Store Partially Downloaded App

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

What is an APPDOWNLOAD file?

Appdownload file extension has Mac App Store Partially Downloaded App file type, developed by Apple, which is associated with the "misc files" category.

Generated by App Store, the file contains the contents of the .APP file that is purchased through the store. Once downloading is finished, the downloaded app will no longer have the “.appdownload” extension. The program is typically located inside the /Applications/ directory.

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

appdownload file icon
File Type:
Mac App Store Partially Downloaded App
Misc Files

How to open APPDOWNLOAD file?

Double click the appdownload 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 .appdownload 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 appdownload 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".

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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the appdownload 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 APPDOWNLOAD files

  • MacOS MacOS
    • Apple App Store Apple App Store

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 appdownload file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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