.tmp video file

  Florio 15:25 27 Oct 12
Locked

I recently downloaded a film via torrent, only to discover that the extension is .tmp. As far as I'm aware the file has downloaded in its entirety (800 Mb). The problem is that now I cannot open it. When I do try to open it using one of the various media players installed on my PC, I see a 30 second clip telling that says "You can't play this file. You need to download: FREE Nice Player Toolbar." I don't think this is a scam. After all, the file seems to have downloaded completely (and took ages to do so), and the Nice Player Toolbar seems a legit sort of freeware application.

Does anyone know of an alternative way of opening and /or converting this file to .avi format, and I don't really want to install the toolbar suggested.

Thanks to whoever can be bother replying.

Florio

  northumbria61 13:29 28 Oct 12

A file ending in .tmp is a type of file that is used as a temporary solution. This most often occurs in the installation of a program. These temporary files will be created and stored until the program has completely installed all of its applications.

It appears that the download hasn't completed successfully.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

How to get Windows 10 for free | How to install Windows 10: There is still a way to avoid paying…

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

Alex Chinneck’s giant ice cube Christmas tree at Kings Cross

Apple rumours & predictions 2017: The iPhone 8, new iPads, and everything else you should expect fr7…