SCF File Type

- The quick facts

What are SCF files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a SCF file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a SCF file?

SCF files have multiple uses, and Altera Synopsys Constraints Format is one of them.

Altera Synopsys Constraints Format

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open SCF files

Important: Different programs may use files with the SCF file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your SCF file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 4 different SCF openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: July 13, 2020

More file formats using the SCF extension

Through our research of SCF files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • ChemWindow Standard Chemistry File
  • DNA Sequence Chromatogram
  • Double Commander Shortcuts
  • VIA Setup Configuration File
  • Windows Explorer Command Shell File

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

GorillaPriceGorillaPriceUser submitted
DNADynamoDNADynamoUser submitted
DNA Baser AssemblerDNA Baser AssemblerUser submitted
ChromasProChromasProUser submitted

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