DB.CRYPT7 File Extension

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WhatsApp Messenger Encrypted Message Database Backup Format

What is DB.CRYPT7 file?

Full format name of files that use DB.CRYPT7 extension is WhatsApp Messenger Encrypted Message Database Backup Format. DB.CRYPT7 files are supported by software applications available for devices running Android, Blackberry mobile phones and devices:, iOS, Windows. DB.CRYPT7 file format, along with 206 other file formats, belongs to the Encoded Files category. The most popular program for handling DB.CRYPT7 files is WhatsApp Viewer, but users can choose among 8 different programs that support this file format. On the official website of andreas-mausch developer not only will you find detailed information about theWhatsApp Viewer software, but also about DB.CRYPT7 and other supported file formats.

Programs which support DB.CRYPT7 file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with DB.CRYPT7 files, divided into 4 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with DB.CRYPT7 extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support DB.CRYPT7 file

Updated: 02/13/2020

How to open file with DB.CRYPT7 extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening DB.CRYPT7 files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with DB.CRYPT7 extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the WhatsApp Viewer

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening DB.CRYPT7 files is that no program that can handle DB.CRYPT7 files is installed on user’s system. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing WhatsApp Viewer or different compatible program, such as WhatsApp for iPhone, WhatsApp for Symbian, WhatsApp for Blackberry. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download WhatsApp Viewer installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit andreas-mausch website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Check the version of WhatsApp Viewer and update if needed

You still cannot access DB.CRYPT7 files although WhatsApp Viewer is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of WhatsApp Viewer installed, it may not support DB.CRYPT7 format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using WhatsApp Viewer.

Step 3. Set the default application to open DB.CRYPT7 files to WhatsApp Viewer

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate DB.CRYPT7 files with latest version of WhatsApp Viewer you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the DB.CRYPT7 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 WhatsApp Viewer is installed, check the Always use this app to open DB.CRYPT7 files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with DB.CRYPT7 extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select WhatsApp Viewer and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with DB.CRYPT7 extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the DB.CRYPT7 for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the DB.CRYPT7 file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

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

If the DB.CRYPT7 is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the DB.CRYPT7 file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

Did you receive the DB.CRYPT7 file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the DB.CRYPT7 file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run WhatsApp Viewer

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support DB.CRYPT7 files. Close all running programs and try opening the DB.CRYPT7 file.

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with WhatsApp Messenger Encrypted Message Database Backup Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with DB.CRYPT7 files affecting older versions of given software.

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