What are SFO files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a SFO 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 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
Important: Different programs may use files with the SFO file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your SFO file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested three different SFO openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: March 11, 2016
Various apps that use files with this extension
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.
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