A crypt8 file extension is related to the WhatsApp Messenger an instant messaging client for Android, iOS, BlackBerry and Windows Phone. A crypt8 file stores encrypted database with chat history.

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CRYPT8 file extension - WhatsApp Messenger message database

What is crypt8 file? How to open crypt8 files?

The crypt8 file extension is associated with the WhatsApp Messenger an instant messaging service and instant messaging client for various mobile platforms.

The crypt8 file stores encrypted and protected database with chat history similar to SQLite database format.

The crypt8 file extension is commonly used by WhatsApp Messenger for Google Android, but it can be also used by WhatsApp for other platforms.

WhatsApp Messenger also uses crypt, crypt5, crypt6, crypt7 file extension for its encrypted databases.

WhatsApp often updates its crypt format, it is possible that it will be used crypt9, crypt10, crypt11 extensions in the future.

By default, the file is called: msgstore.db.crypt8 and it is stored in phone SDcard/WhatsApp/Databases folder.

The encryption format of crypt8 files are same as crypt7, but the encryption key from location:

/data/data/com.whatsapp/files/key

are more protected and cannot be extracted from smart phone, or tablet without ROOT.

The default software associated to crypt8 file type:

WhatsApp Viewer icon

andreas-mausch logo WhatsApp Viewer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  andreas-mausch

WhatsApp Viewer is a small tool that allows users to display chats from the Android msgstore.db.crypt5 and .crypt7 and .crypt8 database.

WhatsApp for Android icon

WhatsApp Inc. logo WhatsApp for Android  Google Android software

Company or developer:
  WhatsApp Inc.

WhatsApp Messenger for Android is a smartphone messenger available for Android and other smartphones. WhatsApp uses your 3G or WiFi (when available) to message with friends and family.

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Transfer WhatsApp chats from iPhone to Android

How to convert WhatsApp CRYPT files

How to backup and restore WhatsApp chat messages

Run WhatsApp on PC or Mac

Transfer WhatsApp chats from phone to phone

Help how to open CRYPT8 files:

You can restore crypt8 backups with the default function of the WhatsApp program. You may even transfer them to another device, provided it uses same telephone number.

How to convert file with extension CRYPT8:

Chat history may be exported from .crypt8 files using specialized tools.

Find conversions from crypt8 file:

crypt8 to crypt

crypt8 to db

crypt8 to doc

crypt8 to html

crypt8 to pdf

crypt8 to text

crypt8 to txt

Find converter to crypt8 file type:

crypt to crypt8

crypt5 to crypt8

crypt7 to crypt8

db to crypt8

db.crypt8 to crypt8

List of software applications associated to the .crypt8 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 crypt8 file, edit crypt8 file, convert crypt8 file, view crypt8 file, play crypt8 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the crypt8 files.

  • Open crypt8 file
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  • Create crypt8 file
  • Import crypt8 file
  • Recover crypt8 file
  • Backup crypt8 file

Software that open crypt8 file - WhatsApp Messenger message database

Click on the link to get more information about WhatsApp Tri-Crypt (Omni-Crypt) for open crypt8 file action.

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