There are 4 other file types using
the STF file extension!

empty icon.stf - PhotoImpression thumbnail cache file

empty icon.stf - ISaGRAF program organization unit file

empty icon.stf - Spanish Whiz data file

stf icon.stf - Microsoft Exchange Server temporary file

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STF file extension - Microsoft ACME setup table

What is stf file? How to open stf files?

File type specification:

Settings, options, themes or skins file type icon Settings, options, themes or skins file type

Text file type icon Text file type

stf file icon: stf filetype icon

The stf file extension is associated with various programs developed by Microsoft.

A stf file is formatted in plain text and contain tab-delimited settings for a specific program.

The *.stf files are used for post-administrative installation testing to avoid the re-installation of programs. The most common name for the file is setup.stf.

The *.stf files are often found in installations of older versions of Microsoft Office Programs.

The default software associated to stf file type:

Windows Installer icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Windows Installer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows Installer is installation and configuration service included in the Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7 as well as Windows Server family. Windows Installer provides standard format for Windows component management.

Help how to open STF files:

It is for internal purposes of Microsoft applications, but stored in text format and viewable in any text editing tools.

How to convert file with extension STF:

As far as we know, this .stf 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.

List of software applications associated to the .stf file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open stf file, edit stf file, convert stf file, view stf file, play stf 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 of the stf files.

  • Settings stf file
  • Others stf file

Settings file type for software that use stf file - Microsoft ACME setup table

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for settings stf file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with stf file by default:
Windows Installer small icon Windows Installer
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Office small icon Microsoft Office

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