CRYPT10 file format description

Many people share .crypt10 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .crypt10 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .crypt10 files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.crypt - WhatsApp Stored Messages

The CRYPT data files are related to WhatsApp. The CRYPT file is a WhatsApp Stored Messages. WhatsApp Messenger is a proprietary, cross-platform instant messaging subscription service for smartphones. In addition to text messaging, users can send each other images, video, and audio media messages.

Data files
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crypt10, crypt11, crypt12, crypt5, crypt6, crypt7, crypt8, crypt9
WhatsApp Stored Messages related extensions:
WhatsApp Stored Messages
WhatsApp Encrypted Database
WhatsApp Messenger Encrypted Database
WhatsApp Messenger Database
WhatsApp Saved Chat History
WhatsApp Messenger for iPhone Database

Naturally, other applications may also use the .crypt10 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .crypt10 files. Be especially cautious with .crypt10 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .crypt10 file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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