What are the file extensions supported by Polarbackup?

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Polarbackup allows you to backup any file with any extension. However, not all the backed-up files are viewable/streamable when looking at them online via a web browser.

Polarbackup supports viewing/streaming the following file extensions/types, as long as they are backed up to Instant Storage or Vault.

Photos

Polarbackup supports image previews (thumbnail and large) for the following photos/images:

  • .JPG and .JPEG photos.
  • The following raw image file types, as long as they are backed up to the Instant Storage, not to the Vault:
    • .TIFF
    • .CR2
    • .RAW
    • .DNG
    • .NEF
    • .RAF
    • .ORF
    • .SRF
    • .SR2
    • .ARW
    • .K25
    • .KDC
    • .DCR
    • .MOS
    • .PNX
    • .CRW
    • .CR2
    • .TIF
    • .MRW
    • .PEF
    • .MEF
    • .RW2
    • .A7
    • .A7R
If Polarbackup does not support your RAW images, please contact Technical Support so your RAW image type can be supported in upcoming updates.

 

Music & Videos

You cannot stream videos and music directly from your Polarbackup online account via a web browser.

 

Documents

  • .ai
  • .doc
  • .docx
  • .dxf
  • .eps
  • .ods
  • .odt
  • .otf
  • .pages
  • .pdf
  • .ppt
  • .pptx
  • .ps
  • .psd
  • .rar
  • .svg
  • .ttf
  • .txt
  • .xls
  • .xlsx
  • .xps
  • .zip
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