MIME Types

MIME content-types supported by most web servers, identified with file extensions, are listed in the following table.

MIME Type Identification File Extension
application/acad AutoCAD dwg
application/arj compressed archive arj
application/astound Astound asd, asn
application/clariscad ClarisCAD ccad
application/drafting MATRA Prelude drafting drw
application/dxf DXF (AutoCAD) dxf
application/i-deas SDRC I-DEAS unv
application/iges IGES graphics format iges, igs
application/java-archive Java archive jar
application/mac-binhex40 Macintosh binary BinHex 4.0 hqx
application/msaccess Microsoft Access mdb
application/msexcel Microsoft Excel xla, xls, xlt, xlw
application/mspowerpoint Microsoft PowerPoint pot, pps, ppt
application/msproject Microsoft Project mpp
application/msword Microsoft Word doc, word, w6w
application/mswrite Microsoft Write wri
application/octet-stream uninterpreted binary bin
application/oda ODA oda
application/pdf Adobe Acrobat pdf
application/postscript PostScript ai, eps, ps
application/pro_eng PTC Pro/ENGINEER part, prt
application/rtf Rich Text Format rtf
application/set SET (French CAD) set
application/sla stereolithography stl
application/solids MATRA Prelude Solids sol
application/STEP ISO-10303 STEP data st, step, stp
application/vda VDA-FS Surface data vda
application/x-bcpio binary CPIO bcpio
application/x-cpio POSIX CPIO cpio
application/x-csh C-shell script csh
application/x-director Macromedia Director dcr, dir, dxr
application/x-dvi TeX DVI dvi
application/x-dwf AutoCAD dwf
application/x-gtar GNU tar gtar
application/x-gzip GNU ZIP gz, gzip
application/x-hdf NCSA HDF Data File hdf
application/x-javascript JavaScript js
application/x-latex LaTeX source latex
application/x-macbinary Macintosh compressed bin
application/x-midi MIDI mid
application/x-mif FrameMaker MIF mif
application/x-netcdf Unidata netCDF cdf, nc
application/x-sh Bourne shell script sh
application/x-shar shell archive shar
application/x-shockwave-flash Macromedia Shockwave swf
application/x-stuffit StuffIt archive sit
application/x-sv4cpio SVR4 CPIO sv4cpio
application/x-sv4crc SVR4 CPIO with CRC sv4crc
application/x-tar 4.3BSD tar format tar
application/x-tcl TCL script tcl
application/x-tex TeX source tex
application/x-texinfo Texinfo (Emacs) texi, texinfo
application/x-troff Troff roff, t, tr
application/x-troff-man Troff with MAN macros man
application/x-troff-me Troff with ME macros me
application/x-troff-ms Troff with MS macros ms
application/x-ustar POSIX tar format ustar
application/x-wais-source WAIS source src
application/x-winhelp Microsoft Windows help hlp
application/zip ZIP archive zip
audio/basic BASIC audio (u-law) au, snd
audio/midi MIDI mid, midi
audio/x-aiff AIFF audio aif, aifc, aiff
audio/x-mpeg MPEG audio mp3
audio/x-pn-realaudio RealAudio ra, ram
audio/x-pn-realaudio-plugin RealAudio plug-in rpm
audio/x-voice Voice voc
audio/x-wav Microsoft Windows WAVE audio wav
image/bmp Bitmap bmp
image/gif GIF image gif
image/ief Image Exchange Format ief
image/jpeg JPEG image jpe, jpeg, jpg
image/pict Macintosh PICT pict
image/png Portable Network Graphic png
image/tiff TIFF image tif, tiff
image/x-cmu-raster CMU raster ras
image/x-portable-anymap PBM Anymap format pnm
image/x-portable-bitmap PBM Bitmap format pbm
image/x-portable-graymap PBM Graymap format pgm
image/x-portable-pixmap PBM Pixmap format ppm
image/x-rgb RGB image rgb
image/x-xbitmap X Bitmap xbm
image/x-xpixmap X Pixmap xpm
image/x-xwindowdump X Window System dump xwd
multipart/x-gzip GNU ZIP archive gzip
multipart/x-zip PKZIP archive zip
text/html HTML htm, html
text/plain plain text C, cc, h, txt
text/richtext MIME Richtext rtx
text/tab-separated-values text with tabs tsv
text/x-setext Structurally Enhanced Text etx
text/x-sgml SGML sgm, sgml
video/mpeg MPEG video mpe, mpeg, mpg
video/msvideo Microsoft Windows video avi
video/quicktime QuickTime video mov, qt
video/vdo VDO streaming video vdo
video/vivo VIVO streaming video viv, vivo
video/x-sgi-movie SGI Movieplayer format movie
x-conference/x-cooltalk CoolTalk ice
x-world/x-svr Virtual reality svr
x-world/x-vrml VRML Worlds wrl
x-world/x-vrt Virtual reality vrt

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