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ESVConnect attachment file types

Accepted file types

For Security reasons, ESVConnect can only accept files of the following types.

.doc Microsoft Word 97 to 2003 document
.docx Microsoft Word 2007+ document
.mpp Microsoft Project plan
.ppt Microsoft PowerPoint 97 to 2003 presentation
.pptx Microsoft PowerPoint 2007+ presentation
.vsd Microsoft Visio diagram document
.vsdx Microsoft Visio drawing
.xls Microsoft Excel 97 to 2003 workbook
.xlsx Microsoft Excel Open XML workbook and spreadsheet
.bmp Standard Windows bitmap image
.gif Graphics interchange file
.jpeg JPEG bitmap image format
.jpg JPEG bitmap image format
.pcx Paintbrush bitmap image
.png Portable Network Graphic
.psd Adobe Photoshop graphics file
.psdx Adobe Photoshop Touch graphics
.tif Aldus Tagged Image File Format (TIFF) bitmap image
.tiff Aldus Tagged Image File Format (TIFF) bitmap image
.csv Comma Separated Value
.txt Simple text file
.pdf Adobe PDF

The following types are NOT accepted

.ade Access Project Extension (Microsoft)
.adp Access Project (Microsoft)
.app Executable Application
.asp Active Server Page
.bas BASIC Source Code
.bat Batch Processing
.cer Internet Security Certificate File
.chm Compiled HTML Help
.cmd DOS CP/M Command File, Command File for Windows NT
.com Command
.cpl Windows Control Panel Extension (Microsoft)
.crt Certificate File
.csh csh Script
.exe Executable File
.fxp FoxPro Compiled Source (Microsoft)
.hlp Windows Help File
.hta Hypertext Application
.inf Information or Setup File
.ins IS Internet Communications Settings (Microsoft)
.isp IIS Internet Service Provider Settings (Microsoft)
.its Internet Document Set, International Translation
.js JavaScript Source Code
.jse JScript Encoded Script File
.ksh UNIX Shell Script
.lnk Windows Shortcut File
.mad Access Module Shortcut (Microsoft)
.maf Access (Microsoft)
.mag Access Diagram Shortcut (Microsoft)
.mam Access Macro Shortcut (Microsoft)
.maq Access Query Shortcut (Microsoft)
.mar Access Report Shortcut (Microsoft)
.mas Access Stored Procedures (Microsoft)
.mat Access Table Shortcut (Microsoft)
.mau Media Attachment Unit
.mav Access View Shortcut (Microsoft)
.maw Access Data Access Page (Microsoft)
.mda Access Add-in (Microsoft), MDA Access 2 Workgroup (Microsoft)
.mdb Access Application (Microsoft), MDB Access Database (Microsoft)
.mde Access MDE Database File (Microsoft)
.mdt Access Add-in Data (Microsoft)
.mdw Access Workgroup Information (Microsoft)
.mdz Access Wizard Template (Microsoft)
.msc Microsoft Management Console Snap-in Control File (Microsoft)
.msi Windows Installer File (Microsoft)
.msp Windows Installer Patch
.mst Windows SDK Setup Transform Script
.ops Office Profile Settings File
.pcd Visual Test (Microsoft)
.pif Windows Program Information File (Microsoft)
.prf Windows System File
.prg Program File
.pst MS Exchange Address Book File, Outlook Personal Folder File (Microsoft)
.reg Registration Information/Key for W95/98, Registry Data File
.scf Windows Explorer Command
.scr Windows Screen Saver
.sct Windows Script Component, Foxpro Screen (Microsoft)
.shb Windows Shortcut into a Document
.shs Shell Scrap Object File
.tmp Temporary File/Folder
.url Internet Location
.vb VBScript File or any VisualBasic Source
.vbe VBScript Encoded Script File
.vbs VBScript Script File, Visual Basic for Applications Script
.vsmacros Visual Studio .NET Binary-based Macro Project (Microsoft)
.vss Visio Stencil (Microsoft)
.vst Visio Template (Microsoft)
.vsw Visio Workspace File (Microsoft)
.ws Windows Script File
.wsc Windows Script Component


  • The maximum size a file can be is 20mb.
  • There is no limit on how many individual files can be attached.

When using an IOS device (iPad) the only document that may be attached is an image file.

If you have queries, please contact our Electrolysis and Cathodic Protection team
on 03 9203 9700.

Date: 19/07/2024 18:22

The currency and accuracy of this information cannot be guaranteed once printed or saved to a storage device. If in doubt, please check the Energy Safe Victoria website for the current version.