File Upload - Supported Providers and Content Types


You can upload files into Bud as additional evidence. 

How to: Supported Providers and Content

The following file formats are supported:

  • Adobe PDF (.pdf)
  • Microsoft PowerPoint (.ppt/.pptx/)
  • Microsoft Word (.doc/.docx/.rtf/.odt)
  • Microsoft Excel (.xls/ .xlsx/ .csv/)
  • Most .txt files
  • Most image files (.jpg .png)
  • Most audio files (.m4a, .mp3, .wma, .avi, .mov, .mp4, .wav)
  • E-mail files (.msg, .eml, .emlx)
  • Code files (.ipynb, .r, .rmd, .html, .py, .json)
  • Pbit and pbix format. 


  • The file size may not exceed 500 MB.
  • File names cannot contain the following characters: @, #, $, %, &, *, —, /, \, +
  • SCORM Packs (.zip for SCORM 1.2 or SCORM 2004) can be uploaded to Bud, but only when building a new programme, in Draft state.

Bud Recommends

Some anti-virus software can interfere with uploads to Bud, we have found customers encounter issues with Bitdefender's 'Online Threat Protection' feature, an exception for can be added to Bitdefender in these instances.





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