.SFT File Extension

.SFT File Extension

File Type 1

Microsoft App-V Sequencer File

Developer Microsoft
Popularity
3.5  |  6 Votes
Category Misc Files
Format Binary

What is an SFT file?

File used by Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) Sequencer, a program used for deploying and updating applications within a Windows Enterprise environment; contains data required to deploy and configure a virtual application; used by system administrators when configuring virtual desktops for users.

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NOTE: App-V was formerly called SoftGrid before Microsoft acquired the software and renamed it.

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Programs that open SFT files

Updated September 6, 2012
File Type 2

ChiWriter Screen Font

Developer Horstmann Software Design
Popularity
1.0  |  1 Votes
Category Font Files
Format Binary

What is an SFT file?

An SFT file is an on-screen font used by Horstmann Software Design ChiWriter, a discontinued scientific document editor for MS-DOS. It contains data used to display a ChiWriter document (or a portion of a document) written in a certain font. SFT files can be opened and edited in ChiWriter's font editor.

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Cay Horstmann created and released ChiWriter in 1986. The program was one of the first WYSIWYG editors that could write mathematical formulas. ChiWriter also gave users the ability to add superscripts and subscripts to their text.

ChiWriter allowed users to write text and formulas using several different fonts. The displayed version of these fonts were saved as SFT files, while the displayed versions of these fonts were saved as .PFT files.

How do I open an SFT file?

If you still have access to ChiWriter, you can open and edit your SFT file in the program's font editor. If you do not have access to ChiWriter, you may be able to use the Linux program Dosbox to run the version of ChiWriter linked below.

Programs that open SFT files

Updated September 7, 2021

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