Acceptable Files Types

The file types listed below can be uploaded into the Learning Environment by both Instructors and Students. Students can upload/create these files using the Assignments, Discussions,and Locker Tools. Instructors can upload, create, and link to these files within the Content area and anywhere the HTML Editor is available.

  • 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.

Extension

File Type

Notes

HTM, HTML, MHT, MHTML Web document D2L Learning Environment strips the <title> tag and text within the tag from user created web documents
RTF, PPT, PPS, PDF, DOC, DOCX, PPTX, XML, XLS, TXT, WPD Text document
JPG, JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP, TIF, TIFF Image
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