QSpace Format Support

We wish to provide support for as many file formats as possible. Over time, items stored in QSpace will be preserved as is, using a combination of time-honored techniques for data management and best practices for digital preservation. As for specific formats, however, the proprietary nature of many file types makes it impossible to make guarantees. Put simply, our policy for file formats is, everything put in QSpace will be retrievable using appropriate software. At this time no guarantees can be made regarding the upgrading of older file formats.

QSpace Format Support
Description Extensions MIME type
MARC marc, mrc application/marc
Mathematica ma application/mathematica
Microsoft Word doc, docx application/msword
Unknown (anything not listed) application/octet-stream
Adobe PDF pdf application/pdf
Postscript ps, eps, ai application/postscript
SGML sgm, sgml application/sgml
Microsoft Excel xls, xlsx application/vnd.ms-excel
Microsoft Powerpoint ppt, pptx application/vnd.ms-powerpoint
Microsoft Project mpp, mpx, mpd application/vnd.ms-project
Microsoft Visio vsd application/vnd.visio
WordPerfect wpd application/wordperfect5.1
TeXdvi dvi application/x-dvi
FMP3 fm application/x-filemaker
LateX latex application/x-latex
Photoshop psd, pdd application/x-photoshop
TeX tex application/x-tex
AIFF aiff, aif, aifc audio/x-aiff
audio/basic au, snd audio/basic
MPEG Audio mpa, abs, mpeg audio/x-mpeg
RealAudio ra, ram audio/x-pn-realaudio
WAV wav audio/x-wav
GIF gif image/gif
JPEG jpeg, jpg image/jpeg
PNG png image/png
TIFF tiff, tif image/tiff
BMP bmp image/x-ms-bmp
Photo CD pcd image/x-photo-cd
HTML html, htm text/html
Text txt text/plain
Rich Text Format rtf text/richtext
XML xml text/xml
MPEG mpeg, mpg, mpe video/mpeg
Video Quicktime mov, qt video/quicktime

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