File Extension SFW

.SFW File

File extension: SFW
File type: Bitmap Graphic


Notes about the SFW file extension:



To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The SFW file type is primarily associated with 'Seattle Film Works' by PhotoWorks. The .SFW format is actually an MGI PhotoSuite file; and, Seattle Film Works is PhotoWorks as of 2000. This extension is also captured by Graphics Converter Pro, IrfanView, and others.

Detailed information for file extension SFW:


Primary association: Seattle Film Works
Company: PhotoWorks
File classification: Graphic
Mime type: image/sfw
Program ID: GraphicsConverterPro.sfw , IrfanView.sfw , MGIPSIII_SFW , PhotoSuite.Image
Related links: Filmworks Viewer, IrfanView, XnView, ImageMagick

Other applications associated with file type SFW:

  • Sound Forge (XP Studio Project) by SonyThe Sound Forge digital audio editor includes a set of audio processes, tools, and effects for manipulating audio. Sony now owns the Sound Forge product line. This association is classified as Audio.Program ID: Forge , sbforge



To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .SFW

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: ActivPackFWCA.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACTIVC~1\ACTIVP~1\CLIENT~2\ACTIVP~1.EXE %1

ProgramID: Forge 6.0
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Sonic Foundry\Sound Forge 6.0\forge60.exe %1

ProgramID: Forge 6.0
EXEFile: D:\Sonic Foundry\Sound Forge 6.0\forge60.exe %1

ProgramID: Forge 7.0
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Sony\Sound Forge 7.0\forge70.exe %1

ProgramID: Forge 7.0
EXEFile: D:\Images\SoundForge\forge70.exe %1

ProgramID: konvertor
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Konvertor\Konvertor.exe %1

ProgramID: PhotoSuite.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MGI\PhotoSuite 8.1\PSUITE.EXE %1

ProgramID: PhotoSuite.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MGI\PhotoSuite SE\PStarter.exe %1

ProgramID: PhotoSuite.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MGI\PHOTOS~1.1\PSUITE.EXE %1

ProgramID: sbforge
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Screenblast\Sound Forge\sbforge.exe %1

ProgramID: VuePrint
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\vuepro32.exe %1

ProgramID: SFWFileType
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PHOTOW~1\Free\PODW.EXE %1

ProgramID: XnView.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\XnView\xnview.exe %1

ProgramID: MGIPS4_SFW
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MGI\MGI PhotoSuite 4\PhotoSuite.exe %1

ProgramID: MGIPS4_SFW
EXEFile: d:\setup\PSViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: Forge 8.0
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Sony\Sound Forge 8.0\Forge80.exe %1

ProgramID: MGIPSIII_SFW
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MGI\MGI PhotoSuite III SE\PhotoSuite.exe %1

ProgramID: PhotoSuite.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MGI\PSUITE80\PSUITE.EXE %1

ProgramID: sp_SFW
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Shell Picture\ShellPicture.exe show %1

ProgramID: IrfanView.sfw
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\IrfanView\i_view32.exe

ProgramID: sbforge 1.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Screenblast\Sound Forge 1.1\sbforge.exe

ProgramID: Forge
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\SONICF~1\SOUNDF~1.0\forge.exe

ProgramID: Forge 7.0
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\sound forge\forge70.exe

ProgramID: IrfanView.sfw
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\IRFANV~1\i_view32.exe

ProgramID: Forge 9.0
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Sony\Sound Forge 9.0\Forge90.exe

ProgramID: SFW
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Sony\Vegas Pro 8.0\vegas80.exe


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