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Attachment file formats that the BlackBerry Attachment Service supports

Format

Extension

Adobe® Acrobat®

.pdf

ASCII text

.txt

audio

.amr, .mp3, .wav, .wma

Corel® WordPerfect® 7-10

.wpd

HTML

.htm, .html

images

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

Microsoft® Excel® 97-2003, 2007, and XP

.xls, .xlsx

Microsoft® PowerPoint® 97-2003, 2007, and XP

.pps, .ppsx, .ppt, .pptx

Microsoft® Word 97-2003, 2007, and XP

.doc, .dot, .dotx, .docx

OpenOffice Format version 1.1

.odp, .ods, .odt, .ott

RTF

.rtf

ZIP archives

.zip

Limitations for supported attachment file formats

Format and extension

Limitations

audio

You must install the software update for KB22953 on Windows Server® 2008 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. To download the software update for KB22953, visit www.blackberry.com/support/downloads/.

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 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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