Files with db.crypt7 file extension can be found as special encrypted chat backups created in the WhatsApp Messenger.

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DB.CRYPT7 file extension - WhatsApp Messenger encrypted message database backup

What is db.crypt7 file? How to open db.crypt7 files?

File type specification:

Encoded and encrypted file type icon Encoded and encrypted file type

The db.crypt7 file extension is associated with the WhatsApp Messenger an instant messaging service and instant messaging client for various mobile platforms. The actual extension is just crypt7, the DB is part of the file name however. A crypt7 file stores encrypted and protected database with chat history.

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

The crypt7 file is encrypted by personal key stored in:

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

Tools that are able to decrypt *.crypt7 files, need this file. To grab it you need Root installed in your Android phone and use for example MyPhoneExplorer, or Root Explorer file manager and make a copy of key file.

By default, the file is called: msgstore.db.crypt7 and it is stored in phone SDcard/WhatsApp/Databases folder.

This db.crypt7 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 db.crypt7 file:

WhatsApp Viewer icon

andreas-mausch logoWhatsApp Viewer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

A small tool for Microsoft Windows that allows users to display chats from the Android msgstore.db.crypt5 and .crypt7, .crypt8, .crypt9, .crypt10, .crypt11 and .crypt12 databases.

Related articles:

How to backup and restore WhatsApp chat messages

Run WhatsApp on PC or Mac

Help how to open:

Use WhatsApp Tri-Crypt to open *.crypt7 files.

How to convert:

Use WhatsApp Tri-Crypt, Whatsapp Xtract etc. to convert *.crypt7 files to another formats. For details see the Popular crypt conversions list down below.

Find conversions from db.crypt7 file:

db.crypt7 to crypt

db.crypt7 to doc

db.crypt7 to docx

db.crypt7 to html

db.crypt7 to pdf

db.crypt7 to text

db.crypt7 to xls

Find converter to db.crypt7 file type:

db.crypt8 to db.crypt7

List of software applications associated to the .db.crypt7 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 db.crypt7 file, edit db.crypt7 file, convert db.crypt7 file, view db.crypt7 file, play db.crypt7 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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 db.crypt7 files.

Software that open db.crypt7 file - WhatsApp Messenger encrypted message database backup

Programs supporting the exension db.crypt7 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about WhatsApp Tri-Crypt (Omni-Crypt) for open db.crypt7 file action.

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