The File Extensions Database

.SQF File Extension

  • Developer by: Bohemia Interactive
  • Category: Game Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .SQF file?

.SQF is ArmA Script File

Script created for ArmA, a series of tactical military simulation games; contains functions and commands that can be used to modify the gameplay; processed by the ArmA engine when a mission is loaded.

To activate an SQF file, you must place it in the appropriate mission directory before starting the mission. For example, \My Documents\ArmA 2\MPMissions\mod.sqf

SQF files are supported by ArmA, ArmA 2, and ArmA 3.

Programs that open ArmA Script File
Bohemia Interactive ArmA: Armed Assault
Bohemia Interactive ArmA 2
Bohemia Interactive ArmA 3
ArmA Edit
File Type 2 Sothink SWF Quicker File
Developer by: SourceTec Software Category: Data Files Format: Binary

Project file created by Sothink SWF Quicker, a program used for creating Flash animations; stores the animation timeline and audio, video, images, and text for the animation; can be published to the Flash movie format (.SWF file) and published to a webpage when complete.

Programs that open Sothink SWF Quicker File
SourceTec Sothink SWF Quicker

How to solve problems with SQF files

  • Associate the SQF file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any SQF file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.SQF files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the SQF file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .SQF is ArmA Script File. Because only the current version supports the latest SQF file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Bohemia Interactive manufacturer website after an available .SQF is ArmA Script File update.
  • To make sure that your SQF file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.