Note Attachments: images, videos, PDFs, Word, Excel and Powerpoint files


linkWhat types of attachments are supported in Amplenote?

Here is the full list of supported file types and their respective file size limits as of February 2023:


File type

Max size (Personal)

Max size (Pro+)

image types (jpg, jpeg png, bmp, gif)

5mb

15mb

video types (mov, mp4, mpg, webm)

5mb

30mb

xlsx, xls

3mb

10mb

docx, doc

3mb

10mb

pptx, ppt

5mb

30mb

pdf

5mb

30mb


For more documentation on images and videos, head over to Images & Videos: Mastering the medium, plus suggested use cases.

linkHow do I add an attachment to a note?

linkOn web

In the browser app, simply use the attachment icon in the toolbar and select a file from your machine:



Note that the "Attach PDF" button only appears if your cursor is placed in parts of a note that support attachments. Using this button, you can attach PDF, Excel, Word and Powerpoint documents.


To add an image or a video, use the adjacent button in the toolbar:




The other way to add files to your notes regardless of their type is by dragging and dropping them from your file manager to the note editor:




linkOn mobile

For adding images and video, you can use the dedicated toolbar button on mobile:



The other method to share files on mobile is to use the Share Sheet to share files from other apps.


linkHow can I manage my attachments?

You can manage all of your attachments for a particular note by adding /files at the end the note's URL in your browser:



This will show a list of every image or video file that exists or has existed in that note:



Note that currently only image and video files are displayed in this view.


linkHow do I permanently delete an image/video file?

Files that are in active use (are inside the note or are inside a Rich Footnote) will be set under the Referenced section, while images or videos that aren't referenced in the note are stored in the Unreferenced section.


To permanently delete a file:

Delete the image from the note content/Rich Footnote;

Open File View;

Click on the image/video that you want to delete from the Unreferenced section and click on "Delete".



linkHow do I restore a file that has been deleted accidentally?

If you want to restore a file that has been deleted from the note accidentally you can recover it by following these steps:

Open File View;

Right click directly on the image you want to recover;

Copy the image;

Paste it anywhere in the note.

Note the currently, only image files can be restored this way.


linkHow are my uploads to Amplenote secured?

Check out the dedicated Help Page on this topic: How are my uploads to Amplenote secured?.