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List of common encoded and encrypted file extensions
Specially encrypted and encoded files that can be found both on desktop computers or mobile devices. Used to protect sensitive data.
Common encrypted files may change in time as the popularity and significance of some formats can change.
Whole category of encrypted files contains now 466 file types. Show all encoded and encrypted file types.
An asec file extension is used for Android encrypted application packages. ASEC file format was introduced in Android 2.2 that is able to move applications on SD card installed in Android phone. Applications stored on SD Card use ASEC encryption as a prevent against modifying and corruption. ASEC encrypted applications can be run only on Android phone, where have been installed, or in Android SDK emulator. If you move application back from SD card to phone's local storage, Android decrypted the ASEC application file to standard APK application package.
Files with crypt suffix are most likely best know as chat history backups made from WhatsApp messaging app.
Files with crypt12 suffix can be found as encrypted chat history databases from latest version of WhatsApp Messenger instant messaging client for Android.
Files with kds suffix can be be sometimes found as encrypted data files protected by the KeepSafe data encryption app.
Files with pfx suffix can be usually encountered as PKCS #12 certificates for web browsers.
Files with pkpass suffix are electronic versions of tickets for Apple Wallet/Passbook platform for iOS (iPhone, iPad) devices. Used as a digital pass for movie tickets, loyalty cards, boarding passes etc.
Files with rem suffix were traditionally used encrypted files on Blackberry devices. You can encrypt them in your device or with use of Blackberry Desktop Software if you known encryption password.
A tc file extension is related to the TrueCrpyt encryption app. The .tc file stores encrypted disk volume.
This is a list of some the most common file types from this category and may change in time as the popularity and significance of some formats can change. Whole category of encrypted files contains now 466 file types. Show all encoded and encrypted files.