CRYPT5 file format description

Many people often share .crypt5 files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .crypt5 files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .crypt5 files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .crypt5 files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .crypt5 file format.

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 .crypt5 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .crypt5 files. Be especially cautious with .crypt5 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .crypt5 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.

The .crypt5 file extension is often given incorrectly!

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. By providing this list, we aim to assist users in finding the correct information more easily and improving their overall search experience on our site.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:


Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .crypt5 filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .crypt5:

WhatsApp Stored Messages

Operating systems

At, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by

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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