File Extension SFX

.SFX File

File extension: SFX
File type: Self-extracting Archive


Notes about the SFX 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 SFX file type is primarily associated with 'Self-extracting Archive'. Several archive programs use the .SFX extension for self-extracting archives.

Detailed information for file extension SFX:


Primary association: Self-extracting Archive

Other applications associated with file type SFX:




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 .SFX

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: Canvas.X.SpriteEffect
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\Canvas X\canvasX.exe

ProgramID: SGExperiment
EXEFile: C:\DOCUME~1\Romazas\Desktop\STATGR~1\STATGR~1.0\sgwin.exe %1

ProgramID: InternetFax
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Alliance MCA\Internet Fax\mailing.exe %1

ProgramID: SFXMakerProject
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\David Cornish\SFX Maker\sfxmake.exe

ProgramID: InternetFax
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\AXMA\Fax-internet\mailing.exe


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