SRF File

What are SRF files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a SRF 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 SRF file?

SRF files have multiple uses, and Camera RAW Image File (Sony SRF) is one of them. Read more about the others further down the page.

Camera RAW Image File (Sony SRF)

Most files that contain the SRF file extension are raw image files that a Sony digital camera has created. The SRF files store the images that the camera has taken in an uncompressed raw file format. This means that the image is saved exactly as the camera's sensor captured it.

Image editors can take the raw SRF files that a user takes with their camera and can make adjustments to the image's settings once the file has been saved to the user's computer.

How to open SRF files

We have identified 5 SRF openers that are compatible with this specific type of SRF file.

Programs that open Camera RAW Image File (Sony SRF) files

Last updated: November 9, 2022

All known file formats using extension .SRF

While Camera RAW Image File (Sony SRF) is a popular type of SRF-file, we know of 8 different uses of the .SRF file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Garmin vechicle images file

The .srf file extension is also used for Garmin software. These SRF files contain vehicle image files that are used by the software application.

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

More file formats using the SRF extension

Through our research of SRF files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • FileLocator Pro Search Criteria Config File
  • LightWave Surface
  • Opticks Surface
  • SRF Map
  • Terragen Surface Map
  • YSFlight Surface

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Adobe PhotoshopAdobe PhotoshopUser submitted
Photo GalleryPhoto GalleryUser submitted
Picasa Photo ViewerPicasa Photo ViewerUser submitted
PhotoPad Image EditorPhotoPad Image EditorUser submitted
Image Data Converter SRImage Data Converter SRUser submitted
Ashampoo Photo CommanderAshampoo Photo CommanderUser submitted
Zoner Photo StudioZoner Photo StudioUser submitted
Corel PaintShop ProCorel PaintShop ProUser submitted
RAW Thumbnail ViewerRAW Thumbnail ViewerUser submitted
Agent Ransack - Professional file searching utilityAgent Ransack - Professional file searching utilityUser submitted

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