SFF File - opening and understanding

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

What is a SFF file?

The .sff file extension is most commonly associated with structured fax files. These files are created for Group 3 fax documents. The SFF files contain compressed raster images as well as the page structure of the fax transmission.

The .sff file extension is also used for Stage scene files, M.U.G.E.N sprite files and Soldier Front Client map/weapon/character model files.

How to open SFF 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 SFF for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension SFF

While we know of one file format using the .SFF file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .SFF file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

IrfanViewIrfanViewUser submitted
Sage ForecastingSage ForecastingUser submitted
T-Eumex KommunikationsCenterT-Eumex KommunikationsCenterUser submitted
ViOLETViOLETUser submitted
Fax CenterFax CenterUser submitted
CapiFaxCapiFaxUser submitted
ChromasProChromasProUser submitted
VirtuallTek Fighter Factory UltimateVirtuallTek Fighter Factory UltimateUser submitted
My ViewPadMy ViewPadUser submitted
PMView ProPMView ProUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with SFF-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 SFF-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!