Files with crypt file extension are most likely best known as chat history backups made from WhatsApp messaging app.
There is one other file type using
the CRYPT file extension!
.crypt - Scatter ransomware affected file [common]
Software that works with crypt file extension
CRYPT file extension - WhatsApp encrypted backup (original)
What is crypt file? How to open crypt files?
File extension crypt (sometimes also .db.crypt) is probably best known for its use in the popular instant messaging app - WhatsApp.
Usually found as msgstore.db.crypt, the file stores database of incoming and outgoing messages in encrypted database file format. This backup is created "Backup Chats" function in the app menu.
Later versions of Whatsapp changed this extension adding a number, so it is likely that when you are reading this, the app uses crypt12 or even higher files for its encrypted databases.
The .db.crypt file can be decrypted and converted to HTML with Whatsapp Xtract.
By default, the msgstore.db.crypt file is stored in phone SDcard/WhatsApp/Databases folder.
The default software associated to crypt file type:
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WhatsApp is a cross-platform smartphone messenger currently available for iPhone and all other smartphones. The application utilizes push notifications to instantly get messages from friends, colleagues and family.
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Instant messenger available for Android and other smartphones as well as for desktop platforms. WhatsApp uses your 3G or WiFi (when available) to message with friends and family.
List of software applications associated to the .crypt file extension
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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 File-Extensions.org's database).
Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting crypt files.
- Open crypt file
- View crypt file
- Convert crypt file
- Create crypt file
- Import crypt file
- Export crypt file
- Extract crypt file
- Others crypt file
Software that open crypt file - WhatsApp encrypted backup (original)
Click on the link to get more information about WhatsApp Tri-Crypt (Omni-Crypt) for open crypt file action.