Egnyte Help Desk

Which Types of Files Work with the File Previewer?

Egnyte supports the following file types when previewing in the web interface.

Document and Word Processing

doc, docm, docx, dot, dotm, dotx, ez, fotd, hwp, odt, ott, pdf, pub, rtf, sdw, sgf, stw, sxw, uot, wpd, wps

Max file size: 100MB


123, csv, fods, ods, ots, stc, sxc, tsv, uos, xls, xlsb, xlst, xlsx, xlt

Max file size: 5MB


fodp, odp, otp, pot, potm, ppm, pps, ppsm, ppsx, ppt, pptm, pptx, sti, sxi

Max file size: 50MB


bmp, cgm, dxf, eps, fodg, gif, jfif, jpeg, jpg, odg, otg, pas, pbm, pcd, pct, pcx, pgm, pic, png, psd, ras, sgv, std, svg, svgz, svm, sxd, tga, tif, tiff, vdw, vdx, vsd, wmf

Max file size: 30 MB

Audio and Video

flv, mp3, mp4, ogv, webm

Max file size for video previews: 500 MB

Max file size for audio previews: 100 MB

Note that support for video preview is dependent on the capabilities of the browser, with a fallback to Flash for supported formats.

For the best video compatibility, we recommend mp4 files with h.264 encoded video and AAC encoded audio.

Text and Source Code

actionscript, applescript, as, as3, bash, c, cfm, cfml, cpp, cs, css, dcu, diff, erl, ez, groovy, gsh, gvy, gy, html, java, javafx, jfx, js, pas, patch, perl, php, pl, pm, ps1, py, rb, ruby, sass, scala, scss, sh, shell, sql, txt, vb, vbscript, xhtml, xml, xslt

Max file size: 1 MB


gdoc, gsheet, gslides, gdraw

Note that you must be using our Google Drive integration to preview Google file types.

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