What are the most convenient file formats of OER?


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Click here to access a comprehensive list of the most commonly used files, and the preferred OER formats. Below is a quick summary of the recommended OER formats. Keep in mind, however, that individual circumstances may require you to use proprietary formats.

Preferred OER Formats:

  • Audio: FLAC, OGG Vorbis, MP3
  • Images: PNG
  • Presentation: ODP (Supported by Open Office, Neo Office, Star Office, etc.).
  • Text: HTML, SXW, TXT, XHTML, XML.
  • Video: MPEG-4, Ogg Theora.

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Reference
OER Handbook (2008). File Formats (CC-BY-SA). Retrieved from http://wikieducator.org/OER_Handbook/educator/Appendices/file_formats