SPF file format description
Many people share .spf files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .spf file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .spf files.
2 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.spf - SQR Portable Format
The SPF data files are related to PeopleTools. SPF file is an SQR Portable Format data. SQR is a specialized language for database processing and reporting. SQR allows you to create a printer-independent output file, when you choose printer-independent output, SQR creates a file in SPF (SQR Portable Output File) format.
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- SQR Portable Format related extensions:
.spf - ShadowProtect Full Backup
The SPF archive files are related to ShadowProtect. SPF file is a ShadowProtect Full Backup. ShadowProtect is a backup and system-restore program developed by StorageCraft.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .spf file extension. Even harmful programs can create .spf files. Be especially cautious with .spf files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .spf 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .spf file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
spv, sf, spg, spb, sof, xpf, pf, cpf, spr, spe, spc, sp, slf, zpf, psf
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- SPSS Output Document
- SG TCP Optimizer Backup
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- Homestead Sitebuilder Document
- ReSOF Compressed Archive
- Digital Signature
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