SOF File - opening and understanding

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

What is a SOF file?

A .SOF file is a Quartus II Project file. Through our analysis of SOF files, we know that one use of the format is Quartus II Project. 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 SOF 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 SOF for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 7 different SOF openers which you will find listed below.

Other file formats using extension .SOF

While Quartus II Project is a popular type of SOF-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .SOF extension.

The SOF file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a SOF opener may not be able to open all kinds of SOF files. In this case, look through both formats to make sure you find the best suited SOF viewer.

RESOF compressed archive

Through our analysis of SOF files, we know that one use of the format is RESOF compressed archive. 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.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 7 different SOF openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

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

SimPlant ProSimPlant ProUser submitted
SimPlant View CrystalSimPlant View CrystalUser submitted
SimPlant OneShotSimPlant OneShotUser submitted
SimPlant OneShot CrystalSimPlant OneShot CrystalUser submitted
ExpertEase ProExpertEase ProUser submitted
SimPlant ViewSimPlant ViewUser submitted
GRADEProfilerGRADEProfilerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with SOF-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 SOF-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!