File Extension Library

.SFI File Extension

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  • Category: Encoded Files

What is an .SFI file?

.SFI file extension is created by .SFI has been classified as Encoded Files.

.SFI is SafeFolder Encrypted File

An SFI file is an encrypted file created by SafeFolder, an application used to encrypt sensitive files. It contains a file secured with the SFI encryption format, which includes digital rights management (DRM) and identity management functionality.

To secure your confidential files with SFI encryption, simply drag and drop them onto the SafeFolder app.

NOTE: As of 2016, is no longer developed or maintained.

How to Open .SFI file on different platforms

Open .SFI File on Windows

  • Right-click a .SFI
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .SFI file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .SFI files" Press "Ok"

Open .SFI File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .SFI file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .SFI File on Linux

Right click on the .SFI file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .SFI File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .SFI file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .SFI File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .SFI files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .SFI files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .SFI files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .SFI file format
  2. You need to check the .SFI file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)