Supported File Types

Verify if the sandbox supports the file type of files you want to submit.

Important:

The sandbox rejects and marks as Not analyzed files with the following properties:

  • Unsupported file type

  • File type and extension do not match

Note:

The sandbox can analyze the following password-protected document file types: DOC, DOCX, PDF, PPT, PPTX, XLS, XLSX.

The following table lists supported file types at the time of writing.

True file type

Description

File extension sample

Operating System

BAT

Microsoft™ Windows™ batch file

.bat

Windows

CELL

Hancom™ Hancell spreadsheet

.cell

Windows

CHM

Compiled HTML (CHM) help file

.chm

Windows

class

Java™ Class file

.class

.cla

Windows

macOS

CMD

Microsoft™ Windows™ command script file

.cmd

Windows

CSV

Comma-separated values (CSV) file

.csv

Windows

COM

Microsoft™ Windows™ executable file

.com

Windows

DLL

AMD™ 64-bit DLL file

Microsoft™ Windows™ 16-bit DLL file

Microsoft™ Windows™ 32-bit DLL file

.dll

.ocx

.drv

Windows

DMG

Apple disk image file

.dmg

macOS

DOC

Microsoft™ OLE document

Microsoft™ Word™ document

.doc

.dot

Windows

DOCX

Microsoft™ Office Word™ (2007 or later) document

Microsoft™ Office Word™ (2007 or later) macro-enabled document

.docx

.dotx

.docm

.dotm

Windows

EXE

Portable Executable (PE) file

.cpl

.crt

.exe

.scr

.sys

Windows

HTA

HTML application file

.hta

Windows

HTML

Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) file

htm

.html

Windows

IQY

Microsoft™ Excel™ Web Query File

.iqy

Windows

JAR

Java™ Applet

Java™ Application

Note:

The sandbox does not support the java library.

.jar

Windows

macOS

JS

JavaScript™ file

.js

Windows

JSE

JavaScript™ encoded script file

.jse

Windows

LNK

Microsoft™ Windows™ shortcut

.lnk

Windows

Mach-O

Universal binary file

Mach Object file

.o

macOS

MHTML

Web page archive file

.mht

.mhtml

Windows

ODP

OpenDocument Presentation

.odp

Windows

ODS

OpenDocument Spreadsheet

.ods

Windows

ODT

OpenDocument Text

.odt

Windows

PDF

Adobe™ Portable Document Format (PDF)

.pdf

Windows

QuickTime

Apple QuickTime media

.mov

Windows

PKG

macOS installer package

.pkg

macOS

PPT

Microsoft™ Office PowerPoint™ presentation

.ppt

.pps

Windows

PPTX

Microsoft™ Office PowerPoint™ (2007 or later) presentation

Microsoft™ Office PowerPoint™ (2007 or later) macro-enabled presentation

.pptx

.ppsx

.potm

.ppam

.ppsm

.pptm

Windows

PS1

Microsoft™ Windows™ PowerShell script file

.ps1

Windows

PUB

Microsoft™ Office Publisher™ (2016) file

.pub

Windows

RTF

Microsoft™ Rich Text Format (RTF) document

.rtf

Windows

SLK

Microsoft™ symbolic link format

.slk

Windows

SVG

Scalable Vector Graphics file

.svg

Windows

SWF

Adobe™ Shockwave™ Flash file

.swf

Windows

URL

Internet shortcut file

.url

Windows

VBE

Visual Basic™ encoded script file

.vbe

Windows

VBS

Visual Basic™ script file

.vbs

Windows

WSF

Microsoft™ Windows™ Script File

.wsf

Windows

XHTML

Extensible Hypertext Markup Language file

.xht

.xhtml

Windows

XLS

Microsoft™ Office Excel™ spreadsheet

.xls

.xla

.xlt

.xlm

Windows

XLSX

Microsoft™ Office Excel™ (2007 or later) spreadsheet

Microsoft™ Office Excel™ (2007 or later) macro-enabled spreadsheet

.xlsx

.xlsb

.xltx

.xlsm

.xlam

.xltm

Windows

XML

Microsoft™ Office 2003 XML file

Microsoft™ Office Word™ 2003 XML document

Microsoft™ Office Excel™ 2003 XML spreadsheet

Microsoft™ Office PowerPoint™ 2003 XML presentation

.xml

Windows

After receiving a supported archive file type, the sandbox extracts and then analyzes supported file types.

Note:

The sandbox can analyze the following password-protected archive file types: 7ZIP, ARJ, RAR, ZIP.

The following table lists known supported archive file types at the time of writing. New file type support may be added over time.

True file type

Description

File extension sample

7ZIP

7-zip archive

.7z

ACE

WinAce archive

.ace

ALZ

ALZip archive

.alz

ARJ

ARJ archive

.arj

BINHEX

BinHex file

.hqx

BZIP2

BZIP2 archive

.bz2

.bzip2

EGG

ALZip archive

.egg

GZIP

GNU ZIP archive

.gzip

.gz

LHA

LHARC compressed archive

.lha

.lharc

LZW

Lempel-Ziv-Welch (LZW) Compressed Amiga archive

.lzh

MACBIN

Apple™ MacBinary file

.bin.macbin

MIME

Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) Base64 file

.eml

.email

MSG

Microsoft™ Outlook™ Item

.msg

RAR

Roshal Archive (RAR) archive

.rar

SIT

Smith Micro™ StuffIt archive

.sit

.sitx

TAR

TAR archive

.tar

.tgz

TNEF

Microsoft™ Outlook™ Transport Neutral Encapsulation Format (TNEF) file

.tnef

.winmail.dat

.win.dat

UUCODE

Uuencode file

.uue

XZ

XZ archive

.xz

ZIP

PKWARE PKZIP archive (ZIP)

.zip