File s with sf2 extension contain sound banks with instrumental music. Saved in Creative Labs SoundFont, these are used to customize instrument sounds on Creative sound cards for MIDI music playback or MIDI sequencing. An sf2 file stores bank with instruments.

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Software that open sf2 file

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SF2 file extension - Creative Labs SoundFont 2.0 sound bank

What is sf2 file? How to open sf2 files?

File type specification:

Audio and sound file type icon Audio and sound file type

sf2 file icon: sf2 filetype icon

File extension sf2 is used for a 16 or 24-bits sound format.

It might contain loops, names, nfos, envelopes, layers, instruments, drum kits, collection, sample start & end offsets, low-pass filter. Most likely some very old audio format.

Updated: November 16, 2023

The default software associated to open sf2 file:

Awave Studio icon

FMJ-Software logoAwave Studio  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

A universal audio tool that supports editing and converting of many audio file formats from different platforms. In the latest versions of Awave Studio developers announced about 260 audio formats can be read in it.

Help how to open:

Awave Studio should be able to playback *.sf2 files.

How to convert:

Use Awave Studio to export *.sf2 files to other formats.

Find conversions from sf2 file:

sf2 to dwp

sf2 to ins

sf2 to midi

sf2 to mp3

sf2 to nki

sf2 to sfz

sf2 to wav

Find converter to sf2 file type:

aiff to sf2

dls to sf2

ins to sf2

mp3 to sf2

nki to sf2

sfz to sf2

wav to sf2

File identification strings:

HEX code: 52 49 46 46

List of software applications associated to the .sf2 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 sf2 file, edit sf2 file, convert sf2 file, view sf2 file, play sf2 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 sf2 files.

Software that open sf2 file - Creative Labs SoundFont 2.0 sound bank

Programs supporting the exension sf2 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open sf2 file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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