What is a .SRF File And How To Open It – Golden Software (Visual Guide)

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While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .srf extension. It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .srf file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .SRF file?

The .SRF file extension stands for Surfer Project File. The developer of this file extension is Golden Software. The file has the binary format, and it is a data related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .SRF file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .SRF file on various operating systems.

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Golden Software Surfer software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Golden Software Surfer.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SRF file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Golden Software Surfer software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .SRF file?

If you cannot open the .SRF file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .SRF file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .srf – Microsoft, .srf – Samsung, .srf – Sony, .srf – NewTek, .srf – Steinberg Media Technologies, .srf – Rational Acoustics, .srf – Garmin. 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 .SRF file with the Golden Software Surfer program on Windows.