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SF2 file format description

Many people share .sf2 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .sf2 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .sf2 files.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.sf2 - EMU SoundFont v2.x Banks

The SF2 audio files are related to Awave Studio. SF2 file is an EMU SoundFont v2.x Banks. A SoundFont file, or SoundFont bank, contains one or more sampled audio waveforms, which can be re-synthesized at different pitches and dynamic levels.

Awave Studio
Audio files
- / -
EMU SoundFont v2.x Banks related extensions:
Amiga THX Tracker Music
Zipped Audio Book
Macintosh HCOM Audio
Renoise Song
Meridian Lossless Packing Audio
SoundStage Sound File Data

.sf7 - SAS Consolidation Database

The SF7 data files are related to Base SAS. SF7 file is a SAS Consolidation Database. SAS (Statistical Analysis System) is an integrated system of software products provided by SAS Institute.

Base SAS
Data files
- / -
sas7bfdb, sf2
SAS Consolidation Database related extensions:
StatView DataSet Transfer
StatView DataSet File
StatView ViewSet File
SAS Stat Studio Metadata
SAS/GIS TIGER Additional Address and ZIP Code
SAS/GIS TIGER Feature Name List

Naturally, other applications may also use the .sf2 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .sf2 files. Be especially cautious with .sf2 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .sf2 file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .sf2 file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

sf, cf2, sfz, sfe, sc2, s2, ef2, sr2, sfw, sb2, fs2

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Digital Signature
SAS Stat Studio Metadata
IRCAM SoundFile
StatGraphics Centurion Data
Common Loudspeaker Format Type 2 File
SAS Data Set

Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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