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.CRYPT5 File Extension

File TypeWhatsApp Encrypted Database File

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What is a CRYPT5 file?

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

More Information

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

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

Common CRYPT5 Filenames

msgstore.db.crypt5 - The name of the file, encrypted in the CRYPT5 format, that contains the database of chat messages.

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Updated 12/4/2015

About CRYPT5 Files

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