Do you know which image formats are supported in the Power Apps Image Control?
The Image Control
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Adding an image control in Power Apps couldn’t be easier. Just select the Image option from the Media drop down.
Then select the add an image file
And finally select the image that you want to add.
Supported file formats
But which file format are supported? You can select All Files to see all the not supported file formats but that doesn’t really help as Power Apps will simply tell you that something has gone wrong!
In the last few days my kids tried to upload some images and they failed to do so as they tried to upload jfif files. So how can we find out which fil formats are supported? Just to be clear this is not just a PowerApps4Kids problem!
The answer to this problem is file explorer. The default option for File name extension is always switched off. For me it is always the first thing to switch on. How annoying can these default be?
Once you set this to be enabled …
… Power Apps will show you the supported file format.
When you hover over the Custom files(*jpg;*.jpeg;*gif;* you will find that the following file formats are supported in Power Apps:
Of course this problem isn’t really a Power Apps problem as Power Apps simply uses the Windows 10 file name extension feature. But that doesn’t make this a less annoying thing! Hopefully this post will help you.