Although, DataDOI accepts all kinds of well-known file formats, we recommend to use those listed below. That ensures that datasets are suitable for long-term preservation and are also usable in the future.

Recommendable formats:

  • textual data
    • TXT, ODT, DOCX, PDF (A-2a or A-2u)
  • tabular data
    • ODS, XLSX, CSV
  • presentations
    • ODP, PPTX, PDF (A-2a or A-2u)
  • markup documents
  • photos
    • TIFF, PNG, JP2, DNG
  • audio
    • AVI, MOV, MP4, MXF
  • digital signature format
    • ASICE