.CRYPT7 File Extension
File TypeWhatsApp Encrypted Database File
File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.
What is a CRYPT7 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.
msgstore.db.crypt7 - Name of the file that contains the database of chat messages.