|⇒ Category:||Web Files|
|⇒ Developer:||Apple Inc|
📌 A .DOWNLOAD entry serves as a placeholder item which represents a paused or in-process web-download. .DOWNLOAD entities are normally generated, built up, and opened by Apple Safari browser, integrated into an original macOS or iOS bundled operating shell package. In order to resume an active Safari download routine, you are suggested to double-click onto an appropriate .DOWNLOAD sample. As long as Safari is executing a file download operation, it appends a respective extension to the file’s entitlement. After the routine is finally accomplished, the proper extension is removed and the resulting data object is prepared for further activities. Therefore, apparently you would gain an opportunity to tackle with the .DOWNLOAD file definition only during incompleted active downloads, executed by Apple Safari web-browser. If the routine is ceased, terminated or paused, the relevant data record would remain stored within the Downloads folder of your PC or Mac account configuration.
📌 The file format logic works in the following way: while you have paused a recently started Safari download, you may continue the routine by double-clicking on the initialized or open session in the Apple Safari transfers list. If the following session cannot be proceeded due to appropriate reasons, you may still achieve an opportunity to recover the partially-downloaded object included into the transfer session. In order to fulfill this aim, delete the incomplete .DOWNLOAD extension from the terminated transfer instance, and then reopen the resulting object with an Apple Safari Internet-browser. The proper file constitution cannot be reviewed, monitored, opened up, and uncovered in the manual way, without interfering with the supported Apple web-browser or any other suite or program package, available on your actual workstation, mobile or desktop node. The aforementioned format is supported solely by Mac or iOS infrastructures of up-to-date, former, or legacy editions.