.SFV File Extension

Simple File Verification File

The sfv file extension is commonly used for simple file verification. It contains a list of filenames and checksums. The sfv file is used to verify files transferred via CD, DVD, USB, etc. The checksu...

General Information

Title SFV File Extension
Extension .sfv
Full Form Simple File Verification File
File Type Checksum File
Developer Various
MIME Type text/plain

File Function

Primary Function Verify file integrity
Additional Functions Detect corruption
Features Checksum, Non-cryptographic

File Characteristics

Quality Plain text
Supports Layers No
Supports Transparency No
Editable Yes

Use Cases

File Transfer Yes
Data Integrity Yes
File Sharing Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks None inherent
Best Practices Use with antivirus

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release Unknown
Latest Version Varies by software

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .md5, .sha1, .crc

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
QuickSFV Free Windows
RapidCRC Unicode Free Windows
TkSFV Free Windows