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DB.CRYPT8 File Extension

WhatsApp Messenger Message Database Backup Format

What is DB.CRYPT8 file?

DB.CRYPT8 is a file extension commonly associated with WhatsApp Messenger Message Database Backup Format files. DB.CRYPT8 file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Android, Blackberry mobile phones and devices:, iOS system platform. Files with DB.CRYPT8 extension are categorized as Encoded Files files. The Encoded Files subset comprises 229 various file formats. The most popular program for handling DB.CRYPT8 files is WhatsApp Tri-Crypt (Omni-Crypt), but users can choose among 6 different programs that support this file format. Software named WhatsApp Tri-Crypt (Omni-Crypt) was created by EliteAndroidApps. In order to find more detailed information on the software and DB.CRYPT8 files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support DB.CRYPT8 file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with DB.CRYPT8 files, divided into 3 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with DB.CRYPT8 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 DB.CRYPT8 file

Updated: 10/25/2021

How to open file with DB.CRYPT8 extension?

Being unable to open files with DB.CRYPT8 extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with DB.CRYPT8 files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with DB.CRYPT8 files.

Step 1. Download and install WhatsApp Tri-Crypt (Omni-Crypt)

Install software to open DB.CRYPT8 file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening DB.CRYPT8 files is that no program that can handle DB.CRYPT8 files is installed on user’s system. The most obvious solution is to download and install WhatsApp Tri-Crypt (Omni-Crypt) or one to the listed programs: WhatsApp for iPhone, WhatsApp for Symbian, WhatsApp for Blackberry. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support DB.CRYPT8 files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download WhatsApp Tri-Crypt (Omni-Crypt) installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit EliteAndroidApps website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Check the version of WhatsApp Tri-Crypt (Omni-Crypt) and update if needed

Update software that support file extension DB.CRYPT8If the problems with opening DB.CRYPT8 files still occur even after installing WhatsApp Tri-Crypt (Omni-Crypt), it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of WhatsApp Tri-Crypt (Omni-Crypt) is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that WhatsApp Tri-Crypt (Omni-Crypt) cannot handle files with DB.CRYPT8 may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of WhatsApp Tri-Crypt (Omni-Crypt) is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign WhatsApp Tri-Crypt (Omni-Crypt) to DB.CRYPT8 files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate DB.CRYPT8 files with latest version of WhatsApp Tri-Crypt (Omni-Crypt) you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with DB.CRYPT8 file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the DB.CRYPT8 file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where WhatsApp Tri-Crypt (Omni-Crypt) is installed, check the Always use this app to open DB.CRYPT8 files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with DB.CRYPT8 file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the DB.CRYPT8 file and select 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 DB.CRYPT8 extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the DB.CRYPT8 is not faulty

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper DB.CRYPT8 file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check DB.CRYPT8 file for viruses
1. Check the DB.CRYPT8 file for viruses or malware

If the DB.CRYPT8 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. DB.CRYPT8 file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Verify that the DB.CRYPT8 file’s structure is intact

If you obtained the problematic DB.CRYPT8 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. It could happen the the download process of file with DB.CRYPT8 extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open WhatsApp Tri-Crypt (Omni-Crypt)

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with DB.CRYPT8 extension. In this case close the other applications.

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 WhatsApp Messenger Message Database Backup Format file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with DB.CRYPT8 files affecting older versions of given software.

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