Files with potato suffix are almost always files that have been encrypted and renamed by the Potato ransomware.

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POTATO file - Potato ransomware affected file

What is potato file? How to open potato files?

File type specification:

Ransomware encrypted file type icon Ransomware encrypted file type

File extension potato seems to be mainly related to a ransomware that appeared in late January 2017 and was labeled as Potato, most likely because of the suffix it uses when it encrypts victims files.

Help how to open:

Unfortunately, we do not know about any possible decryptor for Potato files, yet.

How to convert:

The original files can only be converted only once they have been successfully decrypted back.

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