File Extension Library

.CRYPT7 File Extension

  • Developer by: WhatsApp
  • Category: Database Files

What are .CRYPT7 files and how to open them?

Can't open .CRYPT7 file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .CRYPT7 file.

What is a .CRYPT7 file extension?

.CRYPT7 file extension is created by WhatsApp. .CRYPT7 has been classified as Database Files.

.CRYPT7 is WhatsApp Encrypted Database File

Encrypted database file created by WhatsApp Messenger, a smartphone messenger application; contains a database of historical chat messages located on the SD card of Android devices.

The "crypt7" extension is appended to .DB files used by WhatsApp to secure users' message databases on Android devices. The application uses different algorithms to encrypt DB files. The extension appended to the DB file, such as "crypt5" or "crypt6", signifies the algorithm.

NOTE: You can use Whatsapp Crypt-DB Converter to convert files with the .CRYPT5 and CRYPT7 extensions.

Common CRYPT7 Filenames

msgstore.db.crypt7 - Name of the file that contains the database of chat messages.

List of all softwares that can open the WhatsApp Encrypted Database File
WhatsApp Viewer
WhatsApp Messenger
WhatsApp Xtract
deraills Crypt-DBConverter for Whatsapp

How to fix problems with .CRYPT7 files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .CRYPT7 files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .CRYPT7 file format
  2. You need to check the .CRYPT7 file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)