This article describes the different types of Media and the associated file types supported by Documoto.
Media type Book are interactive parts books, manuals, or catalogs that are created in Documoto. Books can contain chapters, as well as interactive and/or static pages.
Media type Document are source files such as: PDFs, Word documents or Excel spreadsheets that can be uploaded to Documoto.
Note: currently only .pdf files are supported for in-browser
All other types will display as downloadable files. Below is a complete comma delimited list of Document file extensions that are supported:
.pdf, .doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .txt, .rtf, .ppt, . pptx, .xml, .step, .RAR, .rar, .pps, .zip
While Documoto considers images to be unique types of media and separate from thumbnail images or diagrams you would have in an interactive parts page, image media types are used to display images independent of other media in the library.
Note: currently only raster images (.jpg, .jpeg, .gif, .png,
.tiff and .tif) are supported for in-browser viewing.
All other types will display as downloadable files. Below is a comma-delimited list of the image file extensions that are supported for a chapter or static pages:
- .jpg, .jpeg, .gif, .png, .bmp, .tiff, .tif
Note: for information on what file types and extensions are supported in DocuStudio for page creation, refer to: Supported File Types & Size Limitations for Diagrams
Video media types are used to embed videos into Documoto.
Note: only mp4 files are supported for in-browser
All other types will display as downloadable files. Below is a comma delimited list of the video file extensions that are supported:
- .mpg, .mpeg, .avi, .mov, .mp4, .rm, .wmv
External Media are URLs that link to an external website, which can be viewed in new browser tab or in-app, within the media viewer.
Note: If you have instructional videos hosted on other sites or
'embed' type URLS, you can also create pages with embedded URLs
so users can view the video or site contents directly in