Open SFV File – What is and How to View – Format and Programs

  • Files type: Simple Verification
  • Extension: .SFV


What is a SFV File

The SFV files extension store pieces of checksum data for a folder, disk or file. It indicates the type of data it contains. It can be used for checking missing files, corrupt or wrong sized.

Files verification is often done when burning a DVD or CD or when copying disks. The SFV format may also be used for verifying files downloaded from the Internet. These verified files are also check for modification.

Usually it is a calculation of the CRC32 checksum of a file. It verify that it is a trust source file. And that the content is what you expect.


How to open a SFV files

You can use a SFV extractor or a checker. See the examples below to find suitable programs:

Category: Miscellaneous Files
File format: N/A
with Windows:
  • pure-sfv,
  • RapidCRC,
  • MooSFV,
  • WinSFV,
  • SlavaSoft FSUM,
  • SFV Checker,
  • QuickSFV
with Linux:
  • pure-sfv,
  • Check SFV


How to Convert

You can convert it to other text formats like txt, rft, doc or html. To do it just rename the filse and change the suffix.

We don’t have any information about an online converter for this format. If you have additional information please let us know through the contact sections of this page.