CRYPT7 File Extension

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WhatsApp Messenger Encrypted Message Database Backup
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What is CRYPT7 file?

CRYPT7 is a file extension commonly associated with WhatsApp Messenger Encrypted Message Database Backup files. WhatsApp Messenger Encrypted Message Database Backup specification was created by WhatsApp Inc.. Files with CRYPT7 extension may be used by programs distributed for , Android, Blackberry mobile phones and devices:, iOS, Windows, Windows Phone platform. CRYPT7 file belongs to the Database Files category just like 358 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular program for handling CRYPT7 files is WhatCrypt Tools, but users can choose among 6 different programs that support this file format. WhatCrypt Tools software was developed by WhatsApp Tools Dev, and on its official website you may find more information about CRYPT7 files or the WhatCrypt Tools software program.

Programs which support CRYPT7 file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with CRYPT7 files, divided into 6 categories based on operating system on which they are available. CRYPT7 files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support CRYPT7 file

How to open file with CRYPT7 extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening CRYPT7 files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to WhatsApp Messenger Encrypted Message Database Backup files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with CRYPT7 files.

Step 1. Download and install WhatCrypt Tools

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening CRYPT7 files is that no program that can handle CRYPT7 files is installed on user’s system. This one is an easy one. Select WhatCrypt Tools or one of the recommended programs (for example, WhatsApp for iPhone, WhatsApp Phone, WhatsApp for Blackberry) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support CRYPT7 files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download WhatCrypt Tools installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit WhatsApp Tools Dev website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Check the version of WhatCrypt Tools and update if needed

If the problems with opening CRYPT7 files still occur even after installing WhatCrypt Tools, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of WhatCrypt Tools is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why CRYPT7 files are not compatible with WhatCrypt Tools. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using WhatCrypt Tools.

Step 3. Set the default application to open CRYPT7 files to WhatCrypt Tools

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate CRYPT7 files with latest version of WhatCrypt Tools you have installed on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the CRYPT7 file
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where WhatCrypt Tools is installed, check the Always use this app to open CRYPT7 files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected CRYPT7 file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with CRYPT7 extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the CRYPT7 is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the CRYPT7 file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Verify that the CRYPT7 in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the CRYPT7 is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the CRYPT7 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Verify that the CRYPT7 file’s structure is intact

If you obtained the problematic CRYPT7 file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. When downloading the file with CRYPT7 extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the WhatsApp Messenger Encrypted Message Database Backup file again.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open WhatCrypt Tools

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with CRYPT7 extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with WhatsApp Messenger Encrypted Message Database Backup file. It may be the case that the CRYPT7 files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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