List of All Available Major MIME Types

Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) is an Internet standard that extends the format of e-mail to support:

  • Text in character sets other than ASCII
  • Non-text attachments
  • Message bodies with multiple parts
  • Header information in non-ASCII character sets

The following is a comprehensive list of all major MIME Types available as of now.

MIME Type MIME Description MIME Category
text/css Cascading Style Sheets TEXT
text/csv Comma-separated values TEXT
text/html HTML TEXT
text/javascript (Obsolete) JavaScript TEXT
text/plain Textual data TEXT
text/xml Extensible Markup Language TEXT
video/mpeg MPEG-1 video with multiplexed audio VIDEO
video/mp4 MP4 video VIDEO
video/ogg Ogg Theora or other video (with audio) VIDEO
video/quicktime QuickTime video VIDEO
video/x-ms-wmv Windows Media Video VIDEO
application/x-pkcs12 p12 files PKCS
application/x-pkcs12 pfx files PKCS
application/x-pkcs7-certificates p7b files PKCS
application/x-pkcs7-certificates spc files PKCS
application/x-pkcs7-certreqresp p7r files PKCS
application/x-pkcs7-mime p7c files PKCS
application/x-pkcs7-mime p7m files PKCS
application/x-pkcs7-signature p7s files PKCS
multipart/mixed MIME E-mail MULTIPART
multipart/alternative MIME E-mail MULTIPART
multipart/related MIME E-mail MULTIPART
multipart/form-data MIME Webform MULTIPART
multipart/signed Signed MULTIPART
multipart/encrypted Encrypted MULTIPART
application/x-www-form-urlencoded Form Encoded Data XD APPLICATION
application/EDI-X12 EDI X12 data APPLICATION
application/EDIFACT EDI EDIFACT data APPLICATION
application/javascript JavaScript APPLICATION
application/octet-stream Arbitrary binary data APPLICATION
application/ogg Ogg, a multimedia bitstream container format APPLICATION
application/pdf Portable Document Format APPLICATION
application/xhtml+xml XHTML APPLICATION
application/xml-dtd DTD files APPLICATION
application/json JavaScript Object Notation JSON APPLICATION
application/zip ZIP archive files APPLICATION
image/gif GIF image IMAGE
image/jpeg JPEG JFIF image IMAGE
image/png Portable Network Graphics IMAGE
image/svg+xml SVG vector image IMAGE
image/tiff Tag Image File Format IMAGE
image/vnd.microsoft.icon ICO image IMAGE
application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.text OpenDocument Text VENDOR-SPECIFIC
application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.spreadsheet OpenDocument Spreadsheet VENDOR-SPECIFIC
application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.presentation OpenDocument Presentation VENDOR-SPECIFIC
application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.graphics OpenDocument Graphics VENDOR-SPECIFIC
application/vnd.ms-excel Microsoft Excel files VENDOR-SPECIFIC
application/vnd.ms-powerpoint Microsoft Powerpoint files VENDOR-SPECIFIC
application/msword Microsoft Word files VENDOR-SPECIFIC
application/vnd.mozilla.xul+xml Mozilla XUL Files VENDOR-SPECIFIC
audio/basic Mulaw audio at 8KHz, 1 channel AUDIO
audio/mpeg MP3 or other MPEG audio AUDIO
audio/ogg Ogg Vorbis, Speex, Flac and other audio AUDIO
audio/vorbis Vorbis encoded audio AUDIO
audio/x-ms-wma Windows Media Audio AUDIO
audio/vnd.rn-realaudio RealAudio AUDIO
audio/x-wav WAV audio AUDIO