File Extension Library

.APPDOWNLOAD File Extension

  • Developer by: Apple
  • Category: Misc Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .APPDOWNLOAD files and how to open them?

Can't open .APPDOWNLOAD file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .APPDOWNLOAD file.

What is a .APPDOWNLOAD file extension?

.APPDOWNLOAD file extension is created by Apple. .APPDOWNLOAD has been classified as Misc Files. The format of .APPDOWNLOAD file is Binary.

.APPDOWNLOAD is Mac App Store Partially Downloaded App

An APPDOWNLOAD file is a file created by App Store, a program included with Mac OS X 10.6.6 or later that allows users to purchase macOS (OS X) software. It saves the contents of a purchased .APP file as it's being downloaded from the store.

When the download is complete, the ".appdownload" file extension is removed from the downloaded application in the /Applications/ directory.

List of all softwares that can open the Mac App Store Partially Downloaded App
Apple App Store

How to fix problems with .APPDOWNLOAD files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .APPDOWNLOAD files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .APPDOWNLOAD file format
  2. You need to check the .APPDOWNLOAD file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)