File Formats

Nikkei Album allows you to upload many different types of documents and media files. Please refer to the guidelines below for accepted file types and file sizes.

If you would like to contribute material in other formats, or larger file sizes, please e-mail editor@discovernikkei.org for assistance.


Text

Preferred text file types:

Formats:File extensions:
plain text (ASCII).txt
Rich text format.rtf
Microsoft Word documents.doc
Portable Document Format (text only).pdf

Maximum size: 500Kb


Still Images

For best results, scans should be made at a resolution of 300dpi.
Preferred still image types:

Formats:File extensions:
JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group).jpeg, .jpg
GIF (Graphics Interchange Format).gif
PNG (Portable Network Graphics).png

Maximum size: 5Mb


Video

Preferred video file types:

Formats:File extensions:
MP4 (H.264).mp4
Ogg Theora.ogv
WebM.webm

Maximum size: 10Mb


Sound Files

Preferred sound files:

Formats:File extensions:
MPEG1 Audio Layer 3.mp3

Maximum size: 10Mb


Other Media

Formats:File extensions:
PowerPoint.ppt
Portable Document Format (mixed text/image).pdf

Maximum size:10Mb

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