DuckDuckGo Partially Downloaded File
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What is a DUCKLOAD file?
A DUCKLOAD file is a partially downloaded file created by the DuckDuckGo desktop web browser. After the DuckDuckGo browser finishes downloading the file, it removes the .duckload extension.
The DuckDuckGo web browser is a privacy-minded browser published by DuckDuckGo. While the browser is downloading a file, such as a video, image, or audio file, it appends the .duckload extension to that file's name. For example, as the file example.jpg is being downloaded, it becomes example.jpg.duckload. After the download finishes, the browser automatically removes the .duckload extension.
If you encounter a .duckload file and are not currently in the process of downloading a file, it is likely you stopped a download or a download was interrupted. Thus, DuckDuckGo never removed the .duckload extension from the file's name.
How to open a DUCKLOAD file
You may be able to recover the partially-downloaded file a DUCKLOAD file contains. To do so, delete the .duckload extension and then open the file with an appropriate program.
If you cannot recover your file, you should delete your DUCKLOAD file and try downloading the file again.