What is a .CRYPTED File And How To Open It – Ashampoo (Easy Guide)


Have you downloaded a file with .crypted extension, but you have never seen this extension before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .crypted file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .CRYPTED file?

The .CRYPTED file extension stands for WinOptimizer Encrypted File. The development of this file was done by Ashampoo. The format of this file is binary, and it is a encoded file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .crypted file on 1 platform.

How to open a .CRYPTED file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .CRYPTED file on various operating systems.

How to open a .CRYPTED file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .crypted file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Ashampoo WinOptimizer software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Ashampoo WinOptimizer.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .CRYPTED file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Ashampoo WinOptimizer software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .CRYPTED file?

If you cannot open the .CRYPTED file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .CRYPTED file.crypto – MacPaw, .cryptra – BMB Software, .crysisjmsf – Crytek, .crysispsf – Crytek, .crz – Bondware. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .CRYPTED file with the Ashampoo WinOptimizer program on Windows.