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How to Change the Allowed File Types in the Upload Field

How to Change the Allowed File Types in the Upload Field

Users often ask which file types are supported in the File Upload field. The default file extensions are:

pdf, doc, docx, xls, xlsx, csv, txt, rtf, html, zip, mp3, wma, mpg, flv, avi, jpg, jpeg, png, gif

However, you can add or remove file types to this list whenever necessary. To learn more, watch this short video or refer to the text-based guide below:

1. Click on the GEAR icon to open the File Upload properties.

2. Go to the OPTIONS tab.

3. Type the extensions of the allowed file types.

🔘 Separate each with a comma.

🔘 Don't include the leading dots/periods (e.g. type pdf instead of .pdf).

🔘 Type an asterisk * to allow all file types.

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  • berdesa

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  • backendopsgh

    i want to allow upload excel if there are specific fields in the file

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  • adhi 80

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  • My Small Garage

    Thanks a bunch

  • Tasmia

    Some files (nazm) cannot be uploaded. Only file types document, .pdf, .docx, .doc are allowed.

  • andreas

    thank da info

  • jmlappjotform

    That worked great. Thanks

  • Anna

    Very good, thank you

  • Débora

    Hi! do users need to be registered to attach a file in response?

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  • PembePortakal.Net

    Hi All .. Thank you! I was looking for this some time ago. Great job!

  • Nickolas

    Here of the allowed file upload

  • Nadia

    Thank for information

  • Big Dash

    Is it possible to allow file caption before/after uploading?

  • Joe Malex smid

    thanks you,,, good job,,

  • Greta

    Thank you! I was looking for this some time ago.
    Great job!

  • Tinda

    Thanks for this great explanation. Appreciate it.

  • nostringzz2020

    Why aren't we able to see all of the submissions?

  • Free PSN

    Trying to find out where to put the asterisk sign???

  • Victor antony

    Medical issue

  • atman hivi

    Where do you put the asterisk?

  • rafyon

    We can allow this type of file by putting ( * ) in the box.
    It's working fine by this way

  • julie

    Can jotform accept adobe illustrator files?

  • visitinspire

    Where do you put the asterisk? *

  • Arvind kumar says. Allowed for file name are a-z,AZ,0-9and likh kar upar ki sid me ata hai or form me file choose nahi hotee kya PDF banane me koe galti ho Rahi please sahi ray da

  • Sanjay Kharva

    Files must be less than 2 MB.
    Allowed file types: jpg jpeg pdf zip


    plz help me

  • westvalleymavericks

    why not mention the Asterix on that page?

  • showchairs

    Available file formats do not contain the currently default photo format for apple devices, HEIF format. Is it possible to upload this format?

  • attaimavani

    So this is nice
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  • durgeshbairwa5651

    Tayp an asterisk*2 allow all file taypes

  • ilie

    File extensions allowed: 'p7s'

    se poate si asa ?

  • iadsdm

    Hi, I have my settings to email me a report of the submission with the file uploads. When they are jpegs the images are included in the emailed pdf, but when they are pdfs they are not included in the emailed report. it is just a link to the pdf. is there a way to get the emailed report to include and image of the pdf, or append the pdf to the emailed pdf. i hope that makes sense.

  • mitch

    If I have the google Drive extension in place, will zip files uploaded on my jotform be sent to my google drive? I primarily will have zip files uploaded so getting those to my Drive are my primary concern.

  • Mannat Kaur Kandhari

    there is a passport size image of mine which is of 83 kb and i need to upload it on a site but the site is not accepting it saying that only images between the sizes of 20 kb and 50 kb will be accepted. when i finally managed to make the image of 27 kb, another error occured saying no double extension is allowed. how do i correct this error? do reply asap.

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    where can i download form tools?

  • MattAtKapnick

    Is it possible to have these attachments encrypted when they are sent after the form is submitted? Thank you!

  • justglass

    i have tried to create a form allowing people to upload images - on the test form i filled in - i can see only one of the images - how do i see the other images uploaded please?

  • lisasmith_3

    Is it possible to allow file caption before/after uploading?

  • KGPT

    I am trying to upload a document and I can't do it. I'm using Internet Explorer. I can click on browse, but nothing displays. This is very frustrating. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. HELP!
    Thanks, Kayonna

  • raadsarar

    I am looking for such a form that saves the files which visitors upload in the form. Please help me with it. Please reply

  • white_cap

    The uploaded files are not attaching to the email that I receive. How can I fix this so the attachment comes along with the notification email?

  • amohammedomer

    How to enable removing uploaded file from a form?

  • LEAF_Slovakia

    Hello, having problems with uploading any type of files into this form.
    Please help!