What is a .FTF File And How To Open It – Sony (Simple Steps)

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While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .ftf extension. You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .ftf file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .FTF file?

The .FTF file extension is from FlashTool Firmware File. It was developed by Sony. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a system related files.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .ftf file on 1 platform.

How to open a .FTF file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .FTF file on various operating systems.

How to open a .FTF file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .ftf file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the XperiFirm software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use XperiFirm software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .FTF file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the XperiFirm software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .FTF file?

If you cannot open the .FTF file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .FTF file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .ftg – Microsoft, .fth – Foobar2000, .fth – FileMaker, .fti – jsr, .ftil – FTIL. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .FTF file with the XperiFirm program on Windows.