Supported File Formats

You can upload, download and distribute any file format on Webdam. However, admins can configure the DAM to only accept or exclude specific file formats from being uploaded.

Configure the Supported File Formats: 

  1. Log in to the core application.

  2. Click the  icon, then select System Preferences.

  3. In the Supported File Extensions box, configure the button to either Allow certain file extensions or Prevent certain file extensions.

  4. Click File extensions to whitelist or blacklist certain file formats. The defaults may be found below:
  • Whitelist defaults: 3d, abf, acfm, afm, ai, aif, amfm, arw, avi, bdf, bmp, cha, chr, compositefont, cr2, crw, csv, dcr, dfont, dng, doc, docx, dotm, dotx, dst, dwg, dwx, emf, eot, eps, etx, euf, f3f, ffil, flv, fnt, fon, fot, gdr, gf, gif, gxf, htm, html, idml, iiq, ind, indd, jpeg, jpg, k25, kdc, key, lwfn, m2v, m4a, m4v, mcf, mef, mf, mos, mos, mov, mp3, mp4, mpeg, mpg, mrw, mts, mxf, mxf, nef, nftr, numbers, ogg, orf, otf, pages, pcf, pdf, pef, pfa, pfb, pfm, pfr, pk, png, potx, ppt, pptx, prproj, psb, psd, pub, pxn, qxd, qxp, raf, rar, raw, raw, raw, raw, rtf, sfd, sfp, sit, sitx, sketch, sr2, srf, stl, suit, svg, svgz, swf, targa, tfm, tga, tif, tiff, tsv, tsv, ttc, tte, ttf, txf, txt, vfb, vlw, vnf, wav, wdtx, wma, wmv, woff, wpd, xfn, xft, xls, xlsx, xltx, xml, ytf, zip

  • Blacklist Defaults: application, aru, bat, chm, cla, class, cmd, com, cpl, cpl, dll, drv, ecc, exe, gadget, hta, hta, inf, ins, jar, js, jse, lnk, met, micro, msc, msh, msh1, msh1xml, msh2, msh2xml, mshxml, msi, msp, ocx, pif, ps1, ps1xml, ps2, ps2xml, psc1, psc2, reg, scf, scr, shs, sys, vb, vbe, vbs, vxd, ws, ws, wsc, wsf, wsh, xtbl

  • Enter or remove the file extensions. Separate file extensions by commas – for example jpg, png, psd – and don’t add capitalization or periods.

  • Click Reset to update the file extensions back to the default whitelisted and blacklisted file extensions.

  • Click Save. File formats will alphabetize once saved.  
  • The list below shows which file formats are available for preview and/or in-document searching within Webdam.

    Image

    File Extension

    Preview Available*

    In-Document Searching

    Bitmap Image

    .bmp

    x

     

    Graphical Interchange Format File

    .gif

    x

     

    Joint Photographic Experts Group File

    .jpg, .jpeg

    x

     

    Portable Network Graphic File

    .png

    x

     

    Tagged Image File Format

    .tif, .tiff

    x

     

    Audio/Video Files

    File Extension

    Preview Available**

    In-Document Searching

    Audio Video Interleave

    .avi

    x

     

    Flash Video

    .flv

    x

     

    MPEG Audio

    .mp3

    x

     

    MPEG Movie

    .mpg, .mpeg

    x

     

    MPEG-2 Video

    .m2v

    x

     

    MPEG-4 Video

    .m4v

    x

     

    MPEG-4 Video

    .mp4

    x

     

    QuickTime Movie

    .mov

    x

     

    Targa Image File

    .tga, .targa

    x

     

    WAVE Audio

    .wav

    x

     

    Windows Media Audio

    .wma

    x

     

    Windows Media Video

    .wmv

    x

     

    Page Layout Files

    File Extension

    Preview Available*

    In-Document Searching

    Encapsulated PostScript File

    .eps

    x

     

    Illustrator Vector Image

    .ai

    x

     

    InDesign

    .ind, .indd

     

    Portable Document Format File

    .pdf

    x

    non-secured PDF only

    Photoshop Image

    .psd

    x

     

    Miscellaneous Files

    File Extension

    Preview Available*

    In-Document Searching

    Excel

    .xls, .xlsx

    x

    x

    PowerPoint

    .ppt, .pptx

    x

    x

    Word

    .doc, .docx

    X

    x

    Comma-Separated Values

    .csv

     

    x

    Tab-Separated Values

    .tsv

     

    x

    Plain Text File

    .txt

     

    x

    Hypertext Markup Language File

    .html, .htm

     

    x

    Camera RAW

    File Extension

    Preview Available*

    In-Document Searching

    Canon

    .cr2, .crw

    x

     

    Contax

    .raw

    x

     

    Fujifilm

    .raf

    x

     

    Kodak

    .dcr, .k25, .kdc, .raw

    x

     

    Konica Minolta

    .mrw

    x

     

    Leaf

    .mos

    x

     

    Leica

    .raw

    x

     

    Logitech

    .pxn

    x

     

    Mamiya

    .mos

    x

     

    Mamiya

    .mef

    x

     

    Nikon

    .nef

    x

     

    Olympus

    .orf

    x

     

    Panasonic

    .raw

    x

     

    Pentax, Samsung

    .pef

    x

     

    Phase One

    .iiq

    x

     

    Sony

    .arw, .sr2, .srf

    x

     

    Universal Camera RAW Image Format

    .dng

    x

     

     

    Webdam Supported File Types *With Multi-Media Module activated, preview generated for supported video file types.

    *Note: Metadata can be written on video files except for the following formats - MPG, MPEG, M2V.

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