Files with stf extension can be mostly found as Microsoft ACME setup tables from several Microsoft programs.

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

empty icon.stf - PhotoImpression thumbnail cache

empty icon.stf - ISaGRAF program organization unit

empty icon.stf - Spanish Whiz data

stf icon.stf - Microsoft Exchange Server temporary data

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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

stf file icon: stf filetype icon

File extension stf 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. These 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.

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

The default software associated to open stf file:

Windows Installer icon

Microsoft Corporation logoWindows 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:

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

How to convert:

Conversion to other formats is not possible.

List of software applications associated to the .stf 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 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 stf files.

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

Programs supporting the exension stf on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. 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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