SFO File - opening and understanding

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

What is a SFO file?

Files that contain the .sfo file extension are most commonly used by the CuteFTP FTP program for the Windows and Mac OS X operating systems. These SFO files store the search settings that are used by the CuteFTP application for FTP connection purposes.

The .sfo file extension is also used for Bitstream font files. The Bitstream application is used for font creation by many professional ad agencies, graphic designers and desktop publishers.

The Sony PlayStation gaming console is also known to use the .sfo file suffix. These SFO files are used to save the settings files for the Sony PlayStation gaming console.

How to open SFO 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 SFO for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 3 different SFO openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension SFO

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

Various viewers for this file format

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

Bruteforce Save DataBruteforce Save DataUser submitted
HxD Hex EditorHxD Hex EditorUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with SFO-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 SFO-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!