Files with scf suffix can be quite often found as special shell command files from Microsoft Windows operating system.

There are 3 other file types using
the SCF file extension!

scf icon.scf - Lotus Symphony spelling checker configuration

empty icon.scf - DNA sequence

empty icon.scf - SimTown sound file

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Software that open scf file

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What is scf file? How to open scf files?

File type specification:

Configuration file type icon Configuration file type

Email attachment blocked file type icon Email attachment blocked file type

scf file icon: scf filetype icon

File extension scf is mainly known for its use in Microsoft Windows, an operating system for IBM-PC compatible computers.

A .scf file stores shell command. It is similar to .bat or .cmd files and contains sequence of shell commands.

The default software associated to open scf file:

Microsoft Windows icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

A family of operating systems developed by the Microsoft Corp. The first Windows was released in 1985 as a GUI add-on to MS-DOS. MS-DOS based Windows versions were developed to 2000, when was released the last version called Windows ME. Windows based on NT core started in 1993. Windows NT family are developed to these days, the latest version is called Microsoft Windows 11.

Help how to open:

Use any text editing tool to view content of .scf files.

How to convert:

There is no way how to transform .scf files to other file formats.

List of software applications associated to the .scf file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open scf file, edit scf file, convert scf file, view scf file, play scf file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting scf files.

Software that open scf file - Windows Explorer shell command file

Programs supporting the exension scf on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open scf file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with scf file by default:
Microsoft Windows small icon Microsoft Windows
Other suggested software:
NotePad++ text editor small icon NotePad++ text editor
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text
Microsoft Windows NotePad small icon Microsoft Windows NotePad
Atom small icon Atom

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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