SFF File Type

- The quick facts

What are SFF files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a SFF 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 SFF file?

SFF files have multiple uses, and Structured Fax Format Bitmap is one of them.

Structured Fax Format Bitmap

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.

How to open SFF files

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

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

Last updated: February 28, 2022

More file formats using the SFF extension

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

  • Elecbyte M.U.G.E.N. Sprites
  • Standard Flowgram Format

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

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