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MIME Types by File Extension

A List of MIME Types by Their File Extensions

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MIME (Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions) is an internet standard that is used to describe the contents of various files. While the name MIME says “Mail”, it is also used for web pages.

The MIME type for HTML is:

text/html

MIME types are defined in HTML by the type attribute on links, objects, and script and style tags.

This is a list of all the MIME types by file extension. Many computers use file extensions to help the computer identify the file type. So if you have a file with an odd extension on your website, you can look up the MIME type in this list.

List of MIME Types by File Extension

File ExtensionMIME Type
323text/h323
*application/octet-stream
acxapplication/internet-property-stream
aiapplication/postscript
aifaudio/x-aiff
aifcaudio/x-aiff
aiffaudio/x-aiff
asfvideo/x-ms-asf
asrvideo/x-ms-asf
asxvideo/x-ms-asf
auaudio/basic
avivideo/x-msvideo
axsapplication/olescript
bastext/plain
bcpioapplication/x-bcpio
binapplication/octet-stream
bmpimage/bmp
ctext/plain
catapplication/vnd.ms-pkiseccat
cdfapplication/x-cdf
cdfapplication/x-netcdf
cerapplication/x-x509-ca-cert
classapplication/octet-stream
clpapplication/x-msclip
cmximage/x-cmx
codimage/cis-cod
cpioapplication/x-cpio
crdapplication/x-mscardfile
crlapplication/pkix-crl
crtapplication/x-x509-ca-cert
cshapplication/x-csh
csstext/css
dcrapplication/x-director
derapplication/x-x509-ca-cert
dirapplication/x-director
dllapplication/x-msdownload
dmsapplication/octet-stream
docapplication/msword
dotapplication/msword
dviapplication/x-dvi
dxrapplication/x-director
epsapplication/postscript
etxtext/x-setext
evyapplication/envoy
exeapplication/octet-stream
fifapplication/fractals
flrx-world/x-vrml
gifimage/gif
gtarapplication/x-gtar
gzapplication/x-gzip
htext/plain
hdfapplication/x-hdf
hlpapplication/winhlp
hqxapplication/mac-binhex40
htaapplication/hta
htctext/x-component
htmtext/html
htmltext/html
htttext/webviewhtml
icoimage/x-icon
iefimage/ief
iiiapplication/x-iphone
insapplication/x-internet-signup
ispapplication/x-internet-signup
jfifimage/pipeg
jpeimage/jpeg
jpegimage/jpeg
jpgimage/jpeg
jsapplication/x-javascript
latexapplication/x-latex
lhaapplication/octet-stream
lsfvideo/x-la-asf
lsxvideo/x-la-asf
lzhapplication/octet-stream
m13application/x-msmediaview
m14application/x-msmediaview
m3uaudio/x-mpegurl
manapplication/x-troff-man
mdbapplication/x-msaccess
meapplication/x-troff-me
mhtmessage/rfc822
mhtmlmessage/rfc822
midaudio/mid
mnyapplication/x-msmoney
movvideo/quicktime
movievideo/x-sgi-movie
mp2video/mpeg
mp3audio/mpeg
mpavideo/mpeg
mpevideo/mpeg
mpegvideo/mpeg
mpgvideo/mpeg
mppapplication/vnd.ms-project
mpv2video/mpeg
msapplication/x-troff-ms
msgapplication/vnd.ms-outlook
mvbapplication/x-msmediaview
ncapplication/x-netcdf
nwsmessage/rfc822
odaapplication/oda
p10application/pkcs10
p12application/x-pkcs12
p7bapplication/x-pkcs7-certificates
p7capplication/x-pkcs7-mime
p7mapplication/x-pkcs7-mime
p7rapplication/x-pkcs7-certreqresp
p7sapplication/x-pkcs7-signature
pbmimage/x-portable-bitmap
pdfapplication/pdf
pfxapplication/x-pkcs12
pgmimage/x-portable-graymap
pkoapplication/ynd.ms-pkipko
pmaapplication/x-perfmon
pmcapplication/x-perfmon
pmlapplication/x-perfmon
pmrapplication/x-perfmon
pmwapplication/x-perfmon
pnmimage/x-portable-anymap
potapplication/vnd.ms-powerpoint
ppmimage/x-portable-pixmap
ppsapplication/vnd.ms-powerpoint
pptapplication/vnd.ms-powerpoint
prfapplication/pics-rules
psapplication/postscript
pubapplication/x-mspublisher
qtvideo/quicktime
raaudio/x-pn-realaudio
ramaudio/x-pn-realaudio
rasimage/x-cmu-raster
rgbimage/x-rgb
rmiaudio/mid
roffapplication/x-troff
rtfapplication/rtf
rtxtext/richtext
scdapplication/x-msschedule
scttext/scriptlet
setpayapplication/set-payment-initiation
setregapplication/set-registration-initiation
shapplication/x-sh
sharapplication/x-shar
sitapplication/x-stuffit
sndaudio/basic
spcapplication/x-pkcs7-certificates
splapplication/futuresplash
srcapplication/x-wais-source
sstapplication/vnd.ms-pkicertstore
stlapplication/vnd.ms-pkistl
stmtext/html
sv4cpioapplication/x-sv4cpio
sv4crcapplication/x-sv4crc
svgimage/svg+xml
swfapplication/x-shockwave-flash
tapplication/x-troff
tarapplication/x-tar
tclapplication/x-tcl
texapplication/x-tex
texiapplication/x-texinfo
texinfoapplication/x-texinfo
tgzapplication/x-compressed
tifimage/tiff
tiffimage/tiff
trapplication/x-troff
trmapplication/x-msterminal
tsvtext/tab-separated-values
txttext/plain
ulstext/iuls
ustarapplication/x-ustar
vcftext/x-vcard
vrmlx-world/x-vrml
wavaudio/x-wav
wcmapplication/vnd.ms-works
wdbapplication/vnd.ms-works
wksapplication/vnd.ms-works
wmfapplication/x-msmetafile
wpsapplication/vnd.ms-works
wriapplication/x-mswrite
wrlx-world/x-vrml
wrzx-world/x-vrml
xafx-world/x-vrml
xbmimage/x-xbitmap
xlaapplication/vnd.ms-excel
xlcapplication/vnd.ms-excel
xlmapplication/vnd.ms-excel
xlsapplication/vnd.ms-excel
xltapplication/vnd.ms-excel
xlwapplication/vnd.ms-excel
xofx-world/x-vrml
xpmimage/x-xpixmap
xwdimage/x-xwindowdump
zapplication/x-compress
zipapplication/zip

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