Supported providers and formats

Supported cloud storage providers

Supported cloud storage solutions are:

  • Box
  • Dropbox and Dropbox Business
  • Egnyte
  • Google Drive
  • Microsoft OneDrive and OneDrive for Business (also as part of an Office 365 subscription)
  • Telekom MagentaCLOUD (formerly Media Center)

Additional cloud storage solutions, when using Sophos Mobile:

  • All WebDAV-based cloud storage (for example ownCloud or Strato HiDrive)
  • Work documents

Supported file formats

With Sophos Secure Workspace, you can view files of the following types:

  • View and modify:
    • PDF documents: PDF
    • Text: TXT, TEXT, LOG, ASC, DIFF, CONF, PROPERTIES 
    • Microsoft Office (requires Sophos Mobile): DOCX, XLSX, PPTX
    • KeePass Password Safe files: KDBX version 3 with encryption AES or ChaCha20
    • Archive files: ZIP (view, extract, create)
  • View only (with internal viewer):
    • Images: JPG, JPEG, PNG, GIF (not animated), TIFF, TIF, BMP, BMPF, ICO, CUR, XBM
    • Hypertext: HTML, HTM, XHTML
    • Audio (Android): all formats and codecs supported by Android
    • Audio (iOS): AAC, MP3, M4A, WAV
    • Archive files: 7z (view, extract)
  • View only (when shared with external app):
    • Images: JPG, JPEG, PNG, GIF (not animated), TIFF, TIF, BMP, BMPF, ICO, CUR, XBM
    • Hypertext: HTML, HTM, XHTML
    • Documents: DOC, DOCX, PAGES
    • Spreadsheets: XLS, XLSX, CSV, NUMBERS
    • Presentations: PPT, PPTX, KEY
    • Rich Text: RTF
    • Video: MOV, MP4, M4V

    Note that external apps are not be able to decrypt encrypted files.

If Sophos Secure Workspace is managed by Sophos Mobile, you can additionally view, edit and create files of the following types:

  • View (with the integrated Polaris Office library):

    File formats written in italics are only supported by the Android version.

    • Microsoft Word 97-2013: DOC, DOCX, DOT, DOTX
    • Microsoft Excel 97-2013: XLS, XLSX, XLTX, CSV
    • Microsoft PowerPoint 97-2013: PPT, PPTX, PPS, PPSX, POT, POTX
  • Edit (with the integrated Polaris Office library):
    • Microsoft Word 97-2013: DOC, DOCX
    • Microsoft Excel 97-2013: XLS, XLSX
    • Microsoft PowerPoint 97-2013: PPT, PPTX
  • Create (with the integrated Polaris Office library):
    • Microsoft Word 2013: DOCX
    • Microsoft Excel 2013: XLSX
    • Microsoft PowerPoint 2013: PPTX