CRYPTRA File Extension

CRYPTRA file icon
Cryptra Encrypted Format
  • Developer
    BMB Software
  • Category
  • Popularity
    3.7 (4 votes)

What is CRYPTRA file?

CRYPTRA filename suffix is mostly used for Cryptra Encrypted Format files. BMB Software defined the Cryptra Encrypted Format format standard. CRYPTRA file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. CRYPTRA file belongs to the Encoded Files category just like 207 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing CRYPTRA files is Cryptra.

Programs which support CRYPTRA file extension

Programs that can handle CRYPTRA files are as follows. Files with CRYPTRA suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support CRYPTRA file

Windows Windows

How to open file with CRYPTRA extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening CRYPTRA files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with CRYPTRA extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with CRYPTRA files.

Step 1. Download and install Cryptra

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening CRYPTRA files is that no program that can handle CRYPTRA files is installed on user’s system. To address this issue, go to the Cryptra developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support CRYPTRA files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Cryptra website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update Cryptra to the latest version

If the problems with opening CRYPTRA files still occur even after installing Cryptra, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Cryptra is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of Cryptra installed, it may not support CRYPTRA format. The latest version of Cryptra should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Cryptra Encrypted Format files with Cryptra

If you have the latest version of Cryptra installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage CRYPTRA on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the CRYPTRA with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • 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 Cryptra is installed, check the Always use this app to open CRYPTRA files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with CRYPTRA extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with CRYPTRA extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Ensure that the CRYPTRA file is complete and free of errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the CRYPTRA file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. The CRYPTRA may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

Should it happed that the CRYPTRA 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 CRYPTRA file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic CRYPTRA file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the CRYPTRA file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

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

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Cryptra Encrypted Format file.

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

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support CRYPTRA files. Close all running programs and try opening the CRYPTRA file.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Cryptra Encrypted Format file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle CRYPTRA files.

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