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Attachment file formats that the BlackBerry Attachment Service supports

Format

Extension

Adobe® Acrobat® versions 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, and 1.4

.pdf

ASCII text

.txt

audio

.amr, .mp3, .wav, .wma

Corel® WordPerfect® versions 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0 (2000), and 10.0

.wpd

HTML

.htm, .html

images

.bmp, .gif, .jpeg, .jpg, .png, .tif, .tiff, .wmf

Microsoft® Excel® versions 97, 2000, 2003, 2007, and XP

.xls, .xlsx

Microsoft® PowerPoint® versions 97, 2000, 2003, 2007, and XP

.pps, .ppt, .pptx

Microsoft® Word versions 97, 2000, 2003, 2007, and XP

.doc, .dot, .docx

OpenOffice Format version 1.1

.odp, .ods, .odt

RTF

.rtf

ZIP archives

.zip

Limitations for supported attachment file formats

Format format and extension

Limitations

audio

If the computer that hosts the BlackBerry® Attachment Service uses Windows Server® 2008, the BlackBerry Attachment Service does not support .mp3 audio files on BlackBerry devices and the BlackBerry Attachment Service does not support any audio file formats on BlackBerry® 7100 Series devices that support CDMA networks. The BlackBerry Attachment Service must be located on a computer that uses Windows Server 2003 if you want the BlackBerry Attachment Service to support .mp3 audio files on BlackBerry devices and all audio formats on BlackBerry 7100 Series devices that support CDMA networks.

OpenOffice Format version 1.1 — .odp files

The BlackBerry Attachment Service supports .odp files that users create using IBM® Lotus® Symphony™ only.

The fonts that can be displayed in slides are dependent on the font types that are available on the BlackBerry Attachment Service. If a specific font is not available, the BlackBerry Attachment Service uses the most similar font type that is available.

The BlackBerry Attachment Service does not support the following features in .odp files:
  • some text effects and style options
  • line spacing: proportional, at least, leading
  • text with position functionality
  • animation
  • transitions
  • tables
  • .svm images
  • crop and clip image effects
  • specific types of text object spacing
  • table of contents
  • portrait page orientation
  • color gradient, hatching, and bitmap fill effects
  • some shapes
  • shape, image, and text rotation
  • connector shape route that connects to shapes

OpenOffice Format version 1.1 — .ods files

The BlackBerry Attachment Service supports .ods files that users create using IBM Lotus Symphony only.

Cell dimensions might change when they are displayed on BlackBerry devices.

The BlackBerry Attachment Service does not support the following features in .ods files:
  • some text effects: specific underline styles, specific strikethrough styles, emphasis, outline, shadow, embossed, engrayed
  • text alignment
  • charts
  • style effects for cells: shadow, borders
  • headers and footers
  • drawing objects and Fontwork objects

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