SFW File - opening and understanding

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

What is a SFW file?

A .SFW file is a Seattle FilmWorks image file. Through our analysis of SFW files, we know that one use of the format is Seattle FilmWorks image. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open SFW 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 SFW for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension SFW

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

Various viewers for this file format

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

IrfanViewIrfanViewUser submitted
Sound Forge Audio StudioSound Forge Audio StudioUser submitted
Vegas ProVegas ProUser submitted
Sound Forge ProSound Forge ProUser submitted
Sonic Foundry Sound ForgeSonic Foundry Sound ForgeUser submitted
Sony Sound ForgeSony Sound ForgeUser submitted
Vegas Movie Studio PlatinumVegas Movie Studio PlatinumUser submitted
Sony Vegas ProSony Vegas ProUser submitted
Vegas Movie Studio HDVegas Movie Studio HDUser submitted
VuePrintVuePrintUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with SFW-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 SFW-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!