SAF File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a SAF file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .SAF files.

What is a SAF file?

A .SAF file is a Helix Stronghold Encrypted file. Through our analysis of SAF files, we know that one use of the format is Helix Stronghold Encrypted file. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open SAF files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension SAF for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different SAF openers which you will find listed below.

Other file formats using extension .SAF

While Helix Stronghold Encrypted file is a popular type of SAF-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .SAF extension.

The SAF file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a SAF opener may not be able to open all kinds of SAF files. In this case, look through both formats to make sure you find the best suited SAF viewer.

Standard Archive Format

Through our analysis of SAF files, we know that one use of the format is Standard Archive Format. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different SAF openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of SAF files. Remember, different programs may use SAF files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

MUSICMATCH JukeboxMUSICMATCH JukeboxUser submitted
SA2011SA2011User submitted
SA2010SA2010User submitted
SA2009SA2009User submitted
SA2013SA2013User submitted
SA2012SA2012User submitted
SA2007SA2007User submitted
SA2014SA2014User submitted
RioPort Audio ManagerRioPort Audio ManagerUser submitted
SafeReaderSafeReaderUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with SAF-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with SAF-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!