File Size & Compression Guidelines

Why File Sizes Are Important
Accessing The Web In 2018 & Beyond Although broadband speeds are improving across the country, more and more users are accessing the web on their mo...
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Large/Multiple Files
Overview The Learning Space has an upload limit of 1GB, this limit can appear small for submissions with a large number of files. There are however a fe...
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018 at 2:55 PM
Word Documents
Overview Most large Word Documents are usually small enough to be submitted to the Learning Space, there are however some quick tricks you can use to ma...
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018 at 2:54 PM
PDFs
Overview Like Word documents you shouldn't have any trouble uploading PDFs to the Learning Space as these are usually less than 1GB in size. Howeve...
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018 at 2:54 PM
Powerpoints
Overview Similar to Word and PDF documents, Powerpoint files should be uploaded to the Learning Space with no issues as it should be rare for these files...
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018 at 2:54 PM
Videos
Overview Videos are currently one of the most challenging file types to upload to the Learning Space due to the 1GB file limit. There are however some m...
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018 at 2:54 PM
Audio Files
Overview Similar to video files, audio files can end up becoming unnecessarily large. However as humans can't often easily tell the difference between...
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018 at 2:54 PM
Images
Overview Images, particularly photos can become very large depending on the equipment used to create them. Similar to audio and video files, any compressio...
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018 at 2:55 PM