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.DB.CRYPT8 File Extension

File TypeWhatsApp Encrypted Database File

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What is a DB.CRYPT8 file?

Database file used by WhatsApp Messenger, a free smartphone messenger application; stores an encrypted database of chat history messages.

More Information

The DB.CRYPT8 file is a product of WhatsApp appending the .CRYPT8 file extension to the .DB file extension. It 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 .CRYPT6 or .CRYPT7, signifies the algorithm used for encryption.

The DB.CRYPT8 database files are located on the SD card of your Android device. The file is located in the following directory:

Common DB.CRYPT8 Filenames

msgstore.db.crypt8 - The name of the common database file used by WhatsApp Messenger that is stored in your device storage.

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Programs that open DB.CRYPT8 files

Updated 2/15/2016

About DB.CRYPT8 Files

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