Acceptable Files Types

Acceptable File Types

The following file types can be uploaded into the Assignments Tool, allowing for Inline Viewing/Grading. Other file types CAN be submitted to the Assignments Tool, however they will not work with the Inline Viewer.

  • MS Word (DOC, DOCX)
  • MS PowerPoint (PPT, PPTX, PPS)
  • Adobe Acrobat (PDF, PDFS)
  • Web (HTM, HTML)
  • Plain text (TXT)
  • Images (BMP, GIF, JPG, JPEG, PNG)

The file types listed below can be uploaded into the Learning Environment by both Instructors and Students.


File Type


HTM, HTML, MHT, MHTML Web document D2L Learning Environment strips the <title> tag and text within the tag from user created web documents
SWF, MPG, MPEG, RM, MP3, MP4, M4V, M4A, AVI, WAV, RAM, ASF, MOV, RA Media The extensions MP4, M4V, and M4A allow users to drag entire albums, video podcasts, and movies from iTunes

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