>> SFZ file

SFZ file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.sfz - SFzip SoundFont Compressed Archive

The SFZ archive files are related to SFzip. SFZ file is an SFzip SoundFont Compressed Archive. SFzip is a Windows program that performs lossless compression/decompression and manages archives of SoundFont files.

Archive files
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SFzip SoundFont Compressed Archive related extensions:
ZFX Archive
BZip Compressed Data
SKY Compressed Archive
ReSOF Compressed Archive
DCA Archive
ARJ Compressed Archive

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

Can't open a .sfz 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 .sfz file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

wfz, sfa, sgz, sf, cfz, svz, srz, sfx, sez, scz, fz, xfz, efz, szf, stz

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Sonic Foundry Audio File
Digital Signature
Amazfit Watch Face
SigzaLock Encrypted Data
IRCAM SoundFile
StatGraphics Centurion Data

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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