Files with crypt9 file extension can be found as encrypted chat history databases from latest version of WhatsApp Messenger instant messaging client for Android, iOS, BlackBerry and Windows Phone

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CRYPT9 file extension - WhatsApp Messenger encrypted message database backup

What is crypt9 file? How to open crypt9 files?

File type specification:

Encoded and encrypted file type icon Encoded and encrypted file type

The crypt9 file extension is likely only used by certain older versions WhatsApp Messenger, an instant messaging service and client for various mobile platforms.

The crypt9 file stores encrypted and protected database with chat history similar to SQLite database format. This file type seems to have been used briefly, only in particular beta version of Whatsapp.

WhatsApp Messenger also used crypt, crypt5, crypt6, crypt7, crypt8 file extensions for previous versions of its encrypted databases.

By default, the file is called: msgstore.db.crypt9 and is stored on phone SDcard/WhatsApp/Databases folder.

This crypt9 file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open crypt9 file:

WhatsApp for Android icon

WhatsApp Inc. logoWhatsApp for Android  Google Android software

Company or developer:
WhatsApp Inc.

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.

WhatsApp Tri-Crypt (Omni-Crypt) icon

WhatsApp Tri-Crypt (Omni-Crypt)  Google Android software

Company or developer:

An application for Google Android operating system, which is used to monitor and convert WhatsApp .crypt5, .crypt6, .crypt7 and .crypt8, .crypt9, .crypt10, .crypt11, .crypt12 backup files to .crypt legacy encryption and to .crypt5, .crypt6, .crypt7 and .crypt8, .crypt9, .crypt10, .crypt11, .crypt12 decryption / encryption. It is available in free and pro paid version.

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Help how to open:

You can restore crypt9 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:

Tools such as Omni-Crypt should be able to help you with exporting .crypt9 files to the original .crypt or WhatsApp .db format.

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List of software applications associated to the .crypt9 file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open crypt9 file, edit crypt9 file, convert crypt9 file, view crypt9 file, play crypt9 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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Software that open crypt9 file - WhatsApp Messenger encrypted message database backup

Programs supporting the exension crypt9 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open crypt9 file action.

Google Android:

Main software associated with crypt9 file by default:
WhatsApp for Android small icon WhatsApp for Android
WhatsApp Tri-Crypt (Omni-Crypt) small icon WhatsApp Tri-Crypt (Omni-Crypt)

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