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.sfx

File Type Windows Self-extracting Archive IconWindows Self-extracting Archive
File Format Standard
Usage Open manually; may run a program or script when opened
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
Description

Compressed archive containing one or more files; runs itself when opened and extracts and decompresses the contents; allows users to open the archive without requiring a file decompression utility.

May be created by WinZip, PeaZip, WinAce Sfx-Factory, ESTsoft ALZip, RARLAB WinRAR, and Smart SFX Pro. The contents of a 7z-sfx file may be extracted with PeaZip.

Open With
Windows

IconMicrosoft Windows

IconRARLAB WinRAR

IconCorel WinZip

macOS

IconIncredible Bee Archiver

Unix

IconPeaZip

Updated 2007
Information from the PC File Extensions Reference
https://pc.net/extensions/file/sfx
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