Supported files in WorkDrive

Supported files in WorkDrive

Supported files for conversion

Zoho's built-in Office Suite helps you edit documents, spreadsheets, and presentations using Writer, Sheet, and Show respectively. (Learn more)

You can upload files in different formats, such as .docx, .pptx, or .xlsx format, and convert them to Zoho format (Writer, Sheet, or Show), which will create a new copy in your WorkDrive account.

The supported file formats for conversion

Document files
.doc, .docx, .txt, .rtf, .docm, .dot, .dotm, .dotx, and .odt

Spreadsheet files
.xls, .xlsx, .xlsm, .tsv, .csv, .ods, and .sxc

Presentation files
.ppt, .pptx, .pps, .ppsx, .odp, and .sxi

You can convert files with size up to 20 MB in Writer, 10 MB in Sheet, and 500 MB in Show.

Supported files for preview

Zoho WorkDrive supports preview for 220 different file formats.

Size limits for file preview

Zoho Writer and other word files - 20 MB
Zoho Sheet and other spreadsheet files - 10 MB
Zoho Show and other presentation files - 500 MB
Video files - 1 GB
Audio files - 500 MB
PDF files - 250 MB
Zip files - 150 MB
Developer files - 10 MB

Supported document formats for preview (maximum size: 10 MB)

.docx - 50 MB (exception)
.pages - 50 MB (exception)

Supported spreadsheet formats for preview (maximum size: 10 MB)

.numbers - 50 MB (exception)

Supported presentation formats for preview (maximum size: 400 MB)

.keynote - 50 MB (exception)

Supported image formats for preview [maximum resolution (width*height): 50 megapixels]

.jpeg - 250 MB
.jpg - 250 MB
.png - 250 MB
.bmp - 250 MB
.psd - 250 MB
.gif - 250 MB
.ttf - 20 MB
.svg - 20 MB
.heic - 250 MB
.webp - 250 MB
.sketch - 250 MB
.ai - 250 MB
.dng - 250 MB   (NEW)
.cr2  - 250 MB   ( NEW)
.arw  - 250 MB   ( NEW)
.nef  - 250 MB   ( NEW)
.raf  - 250 MB   ( NEW)
.rw2  - 250 MB   ( NEW)
.orf  - 250 MB   ( NEW)
.crw  - 250 MB   ( NEW)
.nrw  - 250 MB   ( NEW)
.raw  - 250 MB   ( NEW)
.dcr  - 250 MB   ( NEW)
.mrw  - 250 MB   ( NEW)
.x3f  - 250 MB   ( NEW)
.3fr  - 250 MB   ( NEW)
.cr3  - 250 MB   ( NEW)
.pef  - 250 MB   ( NEW)
.kdc  - 250 MB   ( NEW)
.ppm  - 250 MB   ( NEW)
.srf  - 250 MB   ( NEW)

*(NEW) -  Preview for new uploads will be generated as soon as the files are uploaded, and preview for existing raw image files will be generated only on access.

Supported video formats for preview (maximum size: 1 GB; maximum length: 180 minutes)


Supported audio formats for preview (maximum size: 500 MB)


Supported PDF formats for preview

.pdf - 250 MB
.tiff - 50 MB

Supported zip format for preview (maximum size: 2 GB)


Supported email formats for preview (maximum size: 250 MB)


Supported developer file formats for preview (maximum size: 10 MB)

gms (.gms)
python (.py)
profile (.profile)
ruby (.ruby, .rb, .irb, .rbw)
haml (.haml)
perl (.pl, .perl)
php (.php, .php3, .php4, .php5, .php6)
scala (.scala)
groovy (.groovy, .gvy, .gy, .gsh)
go (.go)
golo (.golo)
gradle (.gradle)
xml (.xml, .rss, .atom, .xsl, .plist)
xhtml (.xhtml)
lasso (.lasso)
css (.css)
scss (.scss)
less (.less)
stylus (.styl)
markdown (.md, .mkdown, .mkd)
asciidoc (.adoc, .asciidoc)
twig (.twig)
handlebars (.hbs, .handlebars)
dust (.dust, .dst)
json (.json)
mathematica (.nb, .mma)
typescript (.typescript, .ts)
coffeescript (.coffeescript, .coffee, .cson)
iced (.iced)
javascript (.js)
dart (.dart)
livescript (.ls, .livescript)
actionscript (.as)
haxe (.hx, .haxe)
vbscript (.vbs)
vbnet (.vb)
protobuf (.proto)
capnproto (.capnp)
thrift (.thrift)
lua (.lua)
delphi (.delphi)
oxygene (.oxygene)
java (.java)
jsp (.jsp)
processing (.pde)
aspectj (.aj)
fortran (.f90, .f95)
irpf90 (.irpf90)
cpp (.cpp, .c, .cc, .h, .c++, .h++, .hpp)
objectivec (.mm, .objc)
vala (.vala)
csharp (.cs)
fsharp (.fs)
ocaml (.ml, .mli)
d (.d)
rsl (.rsl)
rib (.rib)
mel (mel)
sql (.sql)
smalltalk (.st)
lisp (.lisp)
clojure (.clj)
scheme (.scm, ss)
ini (.ini)
diff (.diff)
dos (.dos)
bat (.bat)
cmd (.cmd)
bash (.sh, .bash, .zsh)
makefile (.mk, .mak)
nsis (.nsis, .nsi)
1c (.1c)
tex (.tex)
haskell (.hs)
elm (.elm)
erlang (.erl)
rust (.rs)
glsl (.glsl)
applescript (.applescript, .scpt)
vim (.vim)
brainfuck (bf)
autohotkey (.ahk)
swift (.swift)
gcode (.nc)
verilog (.v)
xpath (.xq, .xpath)
accesslog (.log)
prolog (.prop)
ceylon (.ceylon)
openscad (.scad)
armasm (.armasm)
autoit (.au3)
crystal (.cr)
properties (.properties)
apache (.conf)
deluge (.al, .alf, .ald)

Only the first page can be previewed for .pages (document), .numbers (spreadsheet), .keynote (presentation), and .sketch (image) file formats.

File Preview Errors

You may not be able to preview a file if:
  1. You enter an incorrect password
  2. The file size exceeds the stipulated limit
  3. The file extension does not match the format
  4. There is no file extension
  5. The file format is not supported
  6. It is a spreadsheet containing more than 2 million cells. For example, more than 65536 rows and 256 columns.

Please feel free to contact if you have any questions.

    Zoho CRM Training Programs

    Learn how to use the best tools for sales force automation and better customer engagement from Zoho's implementation specialists.

    Zoho CRM Training
      Redefine the way you work
      with Zoho Workplace

        Zoho DataPrep Personalized Demo

        If you'd like a personalized walk-through of our data preparation tool, please request a demo and we'll be happy to show you how to get the best out of Zoho DataPrep.

        Zoho CRM Training

          Create, share, and deliver

          beautiful slides from anywhere.

          Get Started Now

            Get started with Zoho Sign

            in a few quick steps!

            Download Help Guide

                      Still can't find what you're looking for?

                      Write to us:



                        Zoho Marketing Automation

                          Zoho Sheet Resources


                              Zoho Forms Resources

                                Secure your business
                                communication with Zoho Mail

                                Mail on the move with
                                Zoho Mail mobile application

                                  Stay on top of your schedule
                                  at all times

                                  Carry your calendar with you
                                  Anytime, anywhere

                                        Zoho Sign Resources

                                          Sign, Paperless!

                                          Sign and send business documents on the go!

                                          Get Started Now

                                              Zoho SalesIQ Resources

                                                  Zoho TeamInbox Resources

                                                          Zoho DataPrep Resources

                                                            Zoho DataPrep Demo

                                                            Get a personalized demo or POC

                                                            REGISTER NOW

                                                              Design. Discuss. Deliver.

                                                              Create visually engaging stories with Zoho Show.

                                                              Get Started Now

                                                                                    • Related Articles

                                                                                    • File Conversion Settings

                                                                                      In Zoho WorkDrive, you can choose at a team level whether newly uploaded documents, spreadsheets, and presentations should be automatically converted to the respective Zoho WorkDrive format (Writer, Sheet, or Show) or not. You can also allow or ...
                                                                                    • Advanced file properties in WorkDrive

                                                                                      Zoho WorkDrive supports some advanced properties (meta data) for different file types. So, when you upload files from your desktop or from other cloud services with advanced file properties, you will be able to see them in WorkDrive. To view advanced ...
                                                                                    • Video Cover Image

                                                                                      Zoho WorkDrive allows you to modify the default system-generated cover image to a custom cover image to show what's exactly in your video. The updated image will appear in all the video preview (including external users' view), embedded view, and as ...
                                                                                    • Create Zip files

                                                                                      Easily create zip files to back up multiple files and folders in WorkDrive web. If you want to store this data in your computer, you can simply download the zip file at any time and extract its items. Support for zip is only available for Team plans, ...
                                                                                    • Zoho Mail - WorkDrive Integration

                                                                                      Zoho WorkDrive’s integration for Zoho Mail unlocks access to your WorkDrive storage in four ways: Insert files from WorkDrive WorkDrive's picker component in Zoho Mail allows the users to insert files from their WorkDrive account as an email ...
                                                                                    Wherever you are is as good as
                                                                                    your workplace



                                                                                      Watch comprehensive videos on features and other important topics that will help you master Zoho CRM.


                                                                                      Download free eBooks and access a range of topics to get deeper insight on successfully using Zoho CRM.


                                                                                      Sign up for our webinars and learn the Zoho CRM basics, from customization to sales force automation and more.

                                                                                      CRM Tips

                                                                                      Make the most of Zoho CRM with these useful tips.

                                                                                        Zoho Show Resources