An sgf file extension is related to the Smart Game Format, a file format that was  designed to store game records of board games for two players. Probably obsolete format.

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

sgf icon.sgf - StarOffice document with graphics

empty icon.sgf - Sonique document with graphics (skin)

empty icon.sgf - Sigil e-book

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SGF file extension - Smart Game Format

What is sgf file? How to open sgf files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

The sgf file extension is also used for Smart Game Format, a file format that was designed to store game records of board games for two players.

It's a text only, tree based format. Therefore games stored in this format can easily be emailed, posted or processed with text-based tools.

The main purposes of SGF are to store records of played games and to provide features for storing annotated and analyzed games (e.g. board markup, variations).

This sgf file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .sgf file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

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