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Mime/File Types Test Suite

Linux Applications and Tests

This page contains files representing the major mime types. This will allow you to perform a mime type torture test of your browser to see if it handles the content appropriately. The file type, file extension, mime type, Linux application and test link are provided.

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Mime types, applications and mime type tests:
Descrition Graphic File Extension Mime Type Linux Application Test Page
Images
TIFF image
tiff,tif image/tiff
image/x-tiff
kfax
xloadimage
display
eog
xv
ee
Test
SUN raster image
rs,im1 image/sun-raster
image/x-sun-raster
eog
xv
kfax
xloadimage
Test
GIF Image
gif image/gif Firefox/Mozilla
eog
xv
Test
JPEG Image
jpeg, jpg, jpe image/jpeg Firefox/Mozilla
eog
xv
ee
Test
PNG Image
png image/png Firefox/Mozilla
eog
xv
ee
Test
SGI RGB Image
rgb image/x-rgb Firefox/Mozilla
xv
Test
X-Window Image
xwd image/x-xwindowdump xwud -in Test
XPM Image
xpm image/x-xpixmap eog
xv
Test
PPM/PBM Image (PNM) (Color)
Portable BitMap
Portable Pixmap
ppm,pbm image/x-portable-pixmap
image/x-portable-bitmap
Firefox/Mozilla
xv
eog (bizarre color mistakes)
Test raw PPM
Test ASCII PPM
PGM Image (PNM)
(Gray/Black/White)
Portable Graymap

pgm image/x-portable-graymap Firefox/Mozilla
eog
xv
ee
Test raw PGM
Test ASCII PGM
PCX Image
pcx application/pcx xv Test
Microsoft BMP bmp image/x-MS-bmp
image/x-bmp
Firefox/Mozilla
eog
xv
Test
Microsoft ICO
ico image/x-ico Mozilla
eog
Test
SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics)
svg,svgz image/svg+xml
image/svg-xml
Native support in Firefox 1.5+
Adobe SVG plug-in
Application "Eye of Gnome" /usr/bin/eog
Test
Audio
MIDI audio file
midi,mid audio/midi
audio/x-midi
timidity (best)
playmidi
Test
Soundracker audio
mod audio/mod
audio/x-mod
xmp -l --nocmd
mikmod -i -r
Test
MPEG audio mp3 audio/mpeg3
audio/x-mpeg3
audio/mpeg-url
audio/x-mpeg-url
mpg123 -q -b 128
xmms
freeamp
Test
MPEG audio
mp2 audio/mpeg2
audio/x-mpeg2
mpg123 -q -b 128 Test
MPEG audio
mpa,abs,mpega audio/mpeg
audio/x-mpeg
mpg123 -q -b 128 Test
Basic audio file
au, snd audio/basic
audio/x-basic
play Test
Test-2
Microsoft wave file wav audio/wav
audio/x-wav
mplayer and mplayerplug-in
VLC
play
Test
AIFF Apple audio file aiff,aif audio/aiff
audio/x-aiff
play Test
(links)
SID Music file
sid audio/prs.sid sid plug-in Test
Flac lossless audio
flac audio/flac   Test
Ogg Vorbis audio
ogg audio/x-ogg: xmms Test
Video
MPEG video mpeg, mpg, mpe video/mpeg
video/x-mpeg
mplayer and mplayerplug-in
VLC
xanim -Zr +q +f
plaympeg
Test
DL animation
dl video/dl
video/x-dl
xanim -Zr +q +f Test
SGI Movie
movie,movi,mv video/sgi-movie
video/x-sgi-movie
xanim -Zr +q +f Test
IFF animation
iff,anim5,anim3,anim7 video/anim
video/x-anim
xanim -Zr +q +f Test
AVI animation avi,vfw,avx video/msvideo
video/x-msvideo
mplayer and mplayerplug-in
VLC
xanim -Zr +q +f
Test (4Mb)
FLI animation
fli, flc video/fli
video/x-fli
xanim -Zr +q +f Test
Apple Quicktime video mov, qt video/quicktime
video/x-quicktime
mplayer and mplayerplug-in
VLC
Codeweavers CrossOver Quicktime Plug-in
Test (7.4Mb)

Apple.com: Movie trailers

FutureSplash Player
spl application/futuresplash plugin Test
Shockwave Flash
swf application/x-shockwave-flash plugin Test
Adobe/Macromedia Director
dcr,dir,dxr application/x-director Adobe Shockwave player Test
RealPlayer Plugin Metafile rpm audio/x-pn-realaudio-plugin plugin Test
RealPlayer
rm application/vnd.rn-realmedia realplay Test video file
Test video applet
RealPlayer
smi application/smi realplay Test
RealPlayer ra,ram application/vnd.rn-realaudio realplay Test
RealPlayer
rv video/vnd.rn-realvideo realplay Test
MS Windows Media Video
wmv video/x-ms-wmv mplayer
VLC
Test video file
Test video applet
MS Windows Media
Advanced System Format (ASF)
(Legal issues)

asf,asx,wma,wax,wmv,wmx video/x-ms-asf mplayer
VLC
Test
Documents
Adobe PDF pdf application/pdf acroread
evince
xpdf
Test
Adobe Postscript ps,eps,ai application/postscript gv
xv
Test Postscript image
Test Postscript document
HP PCL/HPGL
hpgl - SwiftView Test
Microsoft Word Document doc application/msword Open Office/Star Office
Applixware (Commercial application)
Corel Word Perfect (Commercial application)
Abiword
Test
Corel Word Perfect
wp application/wordperfect Corel Word Perfect (Commercial application) Test
RTF Document
rtf application/rtf Applixware (Commercial application)
Open Office/Star Office
Corel Word Perfect (Commercial application)
Abiword
Test
Microsoft Excel Worksheet
xls,xlt,xlm,xld,xla,xlc,xlw,xll application/vnd.ms-excel gnumeric
Applixware (Commercial application)
Open Office/Star Office
Test
Powerpoint Document
ppt,pps application/vnd.ms-powerpoint Open Office/Star Office
(Application)
Test
HTML Document
html,htm text/html Firefox/Mozilla
lynx
Test
Plain ASCI Text txt, asc text/plain Firefox/Mozilla
gnp
Test
Unix NROFF document
t,tr,roff,nroff application/x-troff nroff
troff
Test
Unix manual page
man application/x-troff-man nroff -man
troff
Test
LaTex DVI document
dvi application/x-dvi nDVI Test
Mathematica Notebook
nb application/mathematica Mathematica Test
Other
VRML Model
wrl, vrml model/vrml,application/x-vrml openvrml Test
Test wrl file collection
Apple 3DMF Model
3dmf x-world/x-3dmf ??? Test 3dmf files
Zip compressed file
zip application/zip unzip
file-roller (GUI)
Test
Composite tar file
tar application/x-tar GNU tar
tar -xf

file-roller (GUI)

Test
Compressed tar file
tar.gz,tgz,gz application/x-gzip GNU tar
GNU gzip
tar -xzf

file-roller (GUI)

Test
Palm Pilot Database/Resource
prc,pdb application/x-pilot /opt/bin/pilot-xfer -i Test

Note: The "x-" prefix to many of the mime types refers to the current or once current status as an "unofficial" mime type (extended beyond the official list of types) not supported (or once not supported) by the IANA (Internet Assigned Numbers Authority)

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