What are SFF files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a SFF file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your SFF files.
What is a SFF file?
SFF files have multiple uses, and Structured Fax Format Bitmap is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
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 ten different SFF openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: July 30, 2023
All known file formats using extension .SFF
While Structured Fax Format Bitmap is a popular type of SFF-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .SFF file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
Elecbyte M.U.G.E.N. Sprites
We know that one SFF format is Elecbyte M.U.G.E.N. Sprites. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
Standard Flowgram Format
We know that one SFF format is Standard Flowgram Format. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
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.
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