Files with crypt suffix may also be found as encrypted and renamed archives affected by the "Scatterransomware.

There is one other file type using
the CRYPT file extension!

crypt file icon.crypt - WhatsApp encrypted backup (original) [common]

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Software that works with crypt file extension

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CRYPT file extension - Scatter ransomware affected file

What is crypt file? How to open crypt files?

File type specification:

Ransomware encrypted file type icon Ransomware encrypted file type

File extension crypt is lately also used by several different ransomware, most notably "Scatter which is infected via Trojan-Ransom.BAT.Scatter.

This particular ransomware encrypts and renames files with the appendix to extension being .crypt, .good or .pzdc.

Note: Some of the variants (appeared June 2016) of CryptXXX ransomware also use this extension.

The default software associated to crypt file type:

RannohDecryptor picture or screenshot

Kaspersky Lab logo RannohDecryptor  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Kaspersky Lab

Decrypting program for recover files affected by Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Rannoh, Trojan-Ransom.Win32.AutoIt, Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Fury, Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Crybola, Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Cryakl or Trojan-Ransom.Win32.CryptXXX.

Help how to open CRYPT files:

Files affected by "Scatter" can be recovered using ScatterDecryptor or RannohDecryptor utility from Kaspersky. May not work on other ransomware using same .crypt extension.

How to convert file with extension CRYPT:

Not meant to be converted to anything else, at best you can recover the original files. But that will require a decryptor.

Related links:

Kaspersky ScatterDecryptor Download

List of recommended software applications associated to the .crypt file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open crypt file, edit crypt file, convert crypt file, view crypt file, play crypt file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Recover crypt file

Software which is able to fix, repair or recover crypt file - Scatter ransomware affected file

Click on the link to get more information about RannohDecryptor for recover crypt file action.

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