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SOF file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .sof file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .sof file?
  • What program do I need to open a .sof file?
  • How can the .sof file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .sof files to another format?

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2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ ReSOF Compressed Archive

SOF file is a ReSOF Compressed Archive.
SOF format description not yet available
Category: Archive files
Application: ReSOF
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
SOF aliases:
SOF related links:
SOF related extensions:

✅ Altera SRAM Object File

SOF file is an Altera SRAM Object File. Altera Corporation is a Silicon Valley manufacturer of PLDs, reconfigurable complex digital circuits. A binary file (with the extension .sof), generated by the Compiler's Assembler module, or by the makeprogfile command-line utility. A SOF contains the data for configuring all SRAM-based Altera devices supported by the Quartus II software, using the Programmer.
Category: Data files
Application: Altera Quartus II
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: 0x53, 0x4f, 0x46
Magic string: SOF
Sample: -
SOF aliases:
SOF related links:
SOF related extensions:
Altera Partial-Mask SRAM Object File

Altera Mask Settings File

Altera Raw Binary File

Altera Tabular Text File

Altera Programmer Object File

Altera Library Mapping File

Altera VHDL Design File

Altera EDIF Input File

Other types of files may also use the .sof file extension.

🚫 The .sof file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

cof, eof, osf, sf, sfo, sif, skf, slf, so, sob, soc, sod, soe, sog, sor

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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🔴 Can't open a .sof file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .sof file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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