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.CRYPT9 File Extension

File TypeWhatsApp Encrypted Database File

DeveloperWhatsApp
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CategoryDatabase Files
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File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

What is a CRYPT9 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.

More Information

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:
/sdcard/WhatsApp/Databases

Common CRYPT9 Filenames

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

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Programs that open CRYPT9 files
Web
WhatCrypt
Android
WhatsApp Messenger
EliteAndroidApps Omni-Crypt
Updated 11/23/2016

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