This guide shows how to change the allowed file types on your form when using the File Upload element.
The default allowed files extensions are as follows:
You can add or remove these extensions to limit your form only to accept specific file types. Here’s how:
- In Form Builder, add a File Upload element to your form or select an existing one.
- Select the File Upload’s gear icon to open properties.
- In the properties pane on the right, go to Options at the top.
- List your allowed file extensions comma-separated in the File Types field.
- The allowed extensions list is case-insensitive.
- List the extensions without a leading dot (e.g., enter “pdf” instead of “.pdf”).
- Enter asterisk (“*”) in File Types to allow all file types.
- Your form will show an invalid extension message when a form filler tries to upload a file that is not in the allowed list.
See also: Changing the File Upload Size Limit.
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The file(s) should be uploaded in jpg/jpeg format (no more than 3 files and 50 MB)..
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Instructions on where to put file name and other info about a photo or image file in a sunmission form. Appreciate any help. Thanks
Im trying to upload videos to send to my laywer thru his jotform online portal. It wont accept my mp4 files
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Accepted file types are pdf, docx, doc, jpg, png, txt, rtf, jpeg, jpe, jif, jfif, gif, tif, tiff
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GIF, .JPG, .PNG, .JPEG, .RAR, .ZIP
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Some files (nazm) cannot be uploaded. Only file types document, .pdf, .docx, .doc are allowed.
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Hi! do users need to be registered to attach a file in response?
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Is it possible to allow file caption before/after uploading?
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Thanks for this great explanation. Appreciate it.
Why aren't we able to see all of the submissions?
Trying to find out where to put the asterisk sign???
Where do you put the asterisk?
We can allow this type of file by putting ( * ) in the box.
It's working fine by this way
Can jotform accept adobe illustrator files?
Where do you put the asterisk? *
Mksy.up.gov.in 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
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: jpg jpeg pdf zip
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why not mention the Asterix on that page?
Available file formats do not contain the currently default photo format for apple devices, HEIF format. Is it possible to upload this format?
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Tayp an asterisk*2 allow all file taypes
File extensions allowed: 'p7s'
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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.
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.
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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Is it possible to have these attachments encrypted when they are sent after the form is submitted? Thank you!
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?
Is it possible to allow file caption before/after uploading?
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!
I am looking for such a form that saves the files which visitors upload in the form. Please help me with it. Please reply
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?
How to enable removing uploaded file from a form?
Hello, having problems with uploading any type of files into this form.
IT doesn't t work for me
Is it possible that jotform emails me all of the pictures instead of just the first attachment?
We can not download large files, the customer has put up.
Bigger then 1000m.
I'm having the same problem - keeps telling me that my JPG is not allowed as only jpg files are allowed!
Hi, i have the same problem with my form, i only want file-aceept="pdf,doc,docx)" and it doens aceept files with that extensions, please take a look on that formID=10361047540
I'm having problems today when i try to upload a pdf - the error is "EA-Brighton.pdf has invalid extension. Only .pdf are allowed."
In allowable extensions, I've tried *, pdf and .pdf
The form is at https://www.jotform.com/form/22124806208345
I can choose a file to upload but there is no submit button. Help please!
I am using IE8 with XP pro sp3.
I want only jpg or jpeg files to be uploaded so deleted all types but left
on the list.
When I tried to upload a jpg file I get the message:
jpg file extension is not allowed. You can only upload jpg, jpeg files.
Please go back and fix this.
How? Does the list of allowed types have to be written differently?
file upload form does not work.
after selecting photo file and clicking submit the following msg appears.
File could not be uploaded for some reason.
Please go back and fix this
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I have added several different file types to my upload button, but it still will not allow. I keep getting the following message:
(VTS_01_2.VOB has invalid extension. Only .pdf, .doc, .docx, .xls, .csv, .txt, .rtf, .html, .zip, .mp3, .wma, .mpg, .flv, .avi, .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .gif, .mp4, .mp3, .ppt, .pub, .m4a, .mov, .vts, .vob, .m4v, .m2ts, .dvr, .264, .mp4, .flv, .bup, .mts, .psd, .png, .MOV, mpeg-4 are allowed.)
even though I added to the list. please tell me what I'm doing wrong
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it was out of our hands at that point.
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Just one minor problem I noticed when the form loaded:
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You can allow all types of files simply by putting * in the box.
When I upload a file (PDF or doc)through browse button to my website & hit submit button I get email with all the fields on my form,but I cannot open doc file. When I click on it it shows zip file which I save on my hard drive & try to open it, it shows only xml files but no doc file. How can I get orignal file uploaded through form in my email.
Is there a maximum number of file types allowed?