Image and Video Recommendations

Image and Video Recommendations for Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

The various social networks have specific requirements for image and video dimensions and sizes. It is important to review the requirements before posting.

Twitter

Image

  • Recommended Tweet sharing a single image: 1200 x 675 px.

  • Recommended Tweet sharing two images: 700 x 800 px each image.

  • Recommended Tweet sharing three images:

    • Left image: 700 x 800 px.

    • Right images: 1200 x 686 px.

  • Tweet sharing four images: 1200 x 600 px each image.

  • Recommended aspect ratio is 16:9.

  • Supported image media types: JPG, PNG, GIF, WEBP.

Video

  • Recommended Video Codec: H264 High Profile.

  • Recommended Video Resolution:

    • landscape 1280x720 px.

    • portrait 720x1280 px.

    • square 720x720 px.

  • Frame rate must be 60 FPS or less.

  • Duration must be between 0.5 seconds and 140 seconds.

  • Aspect ratio must be between 1:3 and 3:1.

  • Must have 1:1 pixel aspect ratio.

  • Audio must be mono or stereo, not 5.1 or greater.

Facebook

Image

  • Recommended upload size of 1,200 x 630 pixels.

  • Appears in feed at a max width of 470 pixels and will scale to a max of 1:1.

  • Appears on page at a max width of 504 pixels and will scale to a max of 1:1.

Video

  • Recommended video dimensions is 1280 x 720 for landscape and portrait.

  • Landscape aspect ratio is 16:9.

  • Portrait aspect ratio is 9:16.

  • Video max frames 30fps.

Instagram

Image

  • Square or rectangle photos.

    • The image width must be between 320 px and 1080 px.

    • The image ratio must be between 0.8 and 1.91.

LinkedIn

Image

  • Recommended size for images or links: 1200 x 627 px.

  • Images must have less than 3,6152,320 pixels.

  • Only JPG, GIF, and PNG formats supported.

Video

  • Aspect ratio must be between 1:2.4 and 2.4:1.

  • Accepted video formats are ASF, AVI, FLV, MOV, MPEG-1, MPEG-4, MP4, MKV, and WebM.

  • Video length minimum is 3 seconds, max is 10 minutes.

  • Video max frames 60fps.

YouTube

Video

  • The standard aspect ratio for YouTube on a computer is 16:9. When uploading other aspect ratios such as vertical or square, the player automatically adapts itself to the size of the video. This setting gives the best viewing experience based on the aspect ratio and device.

  • Recommended format MP4 with H.264 video codec and AAC audio codec. Results in a high-quality video with a smaller file size.

  • The standard video’s frame rate frequency is: 24, 25, 30, 48, 50, 60 frames a second. YouTube also accepts other frequencies.