File Extension Library

.CRYPT9 File Extension

  • Developer by: WhatsApp
  • Category: Database Files

What are .CRYPT9 files and how to open them?

Can't open .CRYPT9 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 .CRYPT9 file.

What is a .CRYPT9 file extension?

.CRYPT9 file extension is created by WhatsApp. .CRYPT9 has been classified as Database Files.

.CRYPT9 is WhatsApp Encrypted Database File

Encrypted database file created and used by WhatsApp Messenger, a messaging application for Android devices. It contains an encrypted database of chat history messages. CRYPT9 files are located on the SD card of Android devices.

The "crypt9" extension is one of many "crypt" extensions such as "crypt6", "crypt7", and "crypt8". The extension is often appended to a .DB file to create the db.crypt9 file, which is used by WhatsApp to secure a user's message database on his or her Android device. For each new installment, the application uses a different algorithm to encrypt the DB files. The extension appended to the DB file, such as .CRYPT7 or .CRYPT8, signifies the algorithm.

CRYPT9 database files are located in the following directory:

Common CRYPT9 Filenames

msgstore.db.crypt9 - Name of the file that contains the database of chat messages.

List of all softwares that can open the WhatsApp Encrypted Database File
WhatsApp Messenger

How to fix problems with .CRYPT9 files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .CRYPT9 files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .CRYPT9 file format
  2. You need to check the .CRYPT9 file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)