What is a .STFX File And How To Open It – IK Multimedia (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .stfx extension, but you have never seen this extension before? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .stfx file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .STFX file?

The file extension .STFX comes from SampleTank Effects Settings File. The development of this file was done by IK Multimedia. The file is a settings related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .stfx file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .STFX file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .STFX file on various operating systems.

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

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .stfx file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the IK Multimedia SampleTank software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: IK Multimedia SampleTank.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .STFX file

2. The second step is locating 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 IK Multimedia SampleTank software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .STFX file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .stfx file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the IK Multimedia SampleTank software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: IK Multimedia SampleTank.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .STFX file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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: Clicking “Open with”

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

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the IK Multimedia SampleTank software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .STFX file?

If you are still unable to open the .STFX file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .STFX file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .stg – Microsoft, .sth – IBM, .sth – IK Multimedia, .sti – Oracle, .sti – IK Multimedia. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .STFX file with the IK Multimedia SampleTank program on Windows and IK Multimedia SampleTank program on Mac.