SFL File - opening and understanding

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

What is a SFL file?

The .sfl file extension is most commonly used by the Sound Forge digital audio editing software by Sony. The SFL files store the region and marker information pertaining to an associated sound file. These files are created automatically by the Sound Forge software when a user makes edits to an associated sound file. The SFL files do not contain any actual audio data, just references for the associated audio file.

The .sfl file extension is also used for PCL4 Ventura printer bitmap font files, SAM data files and AGON game files.

How to open SFL 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 SFL for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension SFL

While we know of one file format using the .SFL 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 .SFL file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of SFL files. Remember, different programs may use SFL 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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GOMPLAYERGOMPLAYERUser submitted
ScreenFlash ApplicationScreenFlash ApplicationUser submitted
AsfaleiaAsfaleiaUser submitted
QuickTimeQuickTimeUser submitted
Vegas Movie Studio HD PlatinumVegas Movie Studio HD PlatinumUser submitted
ScreenCam ApplicationScreenCam ApplicationUser submitted
OptimumOptimumUser submitted
StarFall Game ProgramStarFall Game ProgramUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with SFL-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 SFL-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!