.SFC File Extension

File Type:
Super Nintendo ROM

Having trouble opening .sfc extension? Don't panic! This page explains what sfc files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open sfc files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a SFC file?

Sfc file extension has Super Nintendo ROM file type, which is associated with the "game files" category.

Applied by SNES emulators, the file is used for saving a game, using the original format that is used by the SNES system. It allows playing the game via the software, which is capable of emulating the original SNES.
Super Nintendo ROM files may also use the .SMC file extension. 

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

sfc file icon
File Type:
Super Nintendo ROM
Game Files

How to open SFC file?

Double click the sfc file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .sfc extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the sfc extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the sfc file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open SFC files

  • Windows Windows
    • Snes9x Snes9x
    • no$sns no$sns
    • higan higan
    • SNEeSe SNEeSe
    • SnEM SnEM
  • MacOS MacOS
    • Snes9x Snes9x
  • Linux Linux
    • Snes9x Snes9x

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the sfc file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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