How to open SGF files

Did your computer fail to open a SGF file? We explain what SGF files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your files.

What is a SGF file?

The SGF file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the SGF file type for different types of data.

We are aware of 3 different uses of the SGF extension, which you can read more about below.

Smart Game Format

Through our analysis of SGF files, we know that one use of the format is Smart Game Format. 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.

We have not verified any programs yet that works with this specific format. If you know any, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Somera Graphic Format

Through our analysis of SGF files, we know that one use of the format is Somera Graphic Format. 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.

We have not verified any programs yet that works with this specific format. If you know any, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Sonique skin

Through our analysis of SGF files, we know that one use of the format is Sonique skin. 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.

We have not verified any programs yet that works with this specific format. If you know any, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Software that will open, convert or fix SGF files

These apps are known to open certain types of SGF files. Since many different programs may use SGF files for different purposes, you may need to try a few of the apps to open your specific SGF file.

Band-in-a-BoxBand-in-a-BoxUser submitted
GNU BackgammonGNU BackgammonUser submitted
Java Platform SEJava Platform SEUser submitted
RealDrums Set 2c - Country and ReggaeRealDrums Set 2c - Country and ReggaeUser submitted
Master Blues Piano Solos Volume 1Master Blues Piano Solos Volume 1User submitted
Parallels Tools CenterParallels Tools CenterUser submitted
eXtreme GammoneXtreme GammonUser submitted
MultiGoMultiGoUser submitted
Band-in-a-Box DemoBand-in-a-Box DemoUser submitted
RealDrums Set 1c - RockRealDrums Set 1c - RockUser submitted
We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with SGF-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with SGF-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!