File Extension Library

.STF File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .STF file?

.STF file extension is created by Microsoft. .STF has been classified as Data Files. The format of .STF file is Binary.

.STF is Exchange 2000 Server Temporary File

Temporary file created by Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server, an email server program; contains temporary data stream information used in the content conversion process; automatically deleted by the information store process.

STF files are found in the Mdbdata directory of an Exchange 2000 Server installation.

List of all softwares that can open the Exchange 2000 Server Temporary File
Microsoft Exchange Server
File Type 2:

Microsoft Setup Table File

Developer by: Microsoft Category: Settings Files Format: Text

Setup file used by older versions of Microsoft programs; contains plain text, tab-delimited settings for a program; used for post-administrative installation testing to avoid reinstalling programs; commonly uses the name Setup.stf.

STF files apply to the following versions of Microsoft programs:

  • Microsoft Office 4.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Office 4.2 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Office 4.2c
  • Microsoft Office 4.3 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Office 4.3c
  • Microsoft Office 95 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Excel 5.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Excel 5.0c
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 4.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 4.0c
  • Microsoft Access 2.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Word 6.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Word 6.0a
  • Microsoft Word 6.0c
  • Microsoft Project 4.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Works 4.0 Standard Edition
List of all softwares that can open the Microsoft Setup Table File
Microsoft Office

How to Open .STF file on different platforms

Open .STF File on Windows

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

Open .STF File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .STF 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 .STF File on Linux

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

Open .STF File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .STF 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 .STF 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 .STF files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .STF files

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