How to open SFV files
Did your computer fail to open a SFV file? We explain what SFV files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your files.
What is a SFV file?
SFV stands for Simple File Verification. Files containing the .sfv extension are used for storing the checksum data of files, folders, or disks that are on the user's computer. The SFV files look for files that do not "add up" to the checksum data in the SFV file, such as files that are missing or corrupt.
File verification is commonly used when copying disks or downloading files from the Internet. The .sfv files can look to see if a file has been modified or if something is wrong with it, but it can not verify the authenticity of the file.
SFV file openers, viewers, etc.
These apps are known to open certain types of SFV files. Remember, different programs may use SFV files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.