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Social Media Image Sizes and Video Dimensions 2019 [Infographic]

Social Media Image Sizes and Video Dimensions 2019 [Infographic]

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18 Jul 2019

Who doesn’t want to drive sales and increase brand awareness? Everyone does, of course. The question is how.

It's no secret that social media is one of the powerful tools you can use. The hardest part is deciding what kind of content to create and how to share it with your audience on different platforms.

Using plain text isn’t enough. You should spice it up with engaging visuals such as videos and images. By the way, Marketers who use video content get 66% more qualified leads per year.

Did you know that each social media platform has its own recommended media file sizes which are updated from time to time? If you use the correct image sizes and optimal video dimensions, then the possibility of your posts reaching more people will increase.

The good news is that you don’t have to search for them as we have already collected all the recommended image and video sizes for YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest in one place. 

Below you can find our infographic created for social media enthusiasts who want to get the most out of their social efforts and exceed the expectations of their audience.

Don’t you think it’s time to check them out?

Social Media Video and Image Sizes

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Social Media Video Dimensions and Images Sizes

 

Twitter

  • Header image: 1500 x 500 | max 5 MB
  • Profile image: 400 x 400 | max 2 MB
  • In-stream image: 506 x 253
  • Landscape video recommended dimensions: 320 x 180, 640 x 360 and 1280 x 720
  • Portrait video recommended dimensions: 240 x 240, 480 x 480 and 640 x 640.
  • Video length: max 140 sec
  • Average video length: 45 sec

 

LinkedIn

  • Company cover: 1536 x 768 | max 4 MB
  • Company logo: 300 x 300 | max 4 MB
  • Company page banner: 646 x 220 | max 2 MB
  • Shared image: 350 pixels wide
  • Required video dimensions: 480 x 360,      640 x 360, 640 x 480, 960 x 720, 1280 x 720, 1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080
  • Video length: max  10 min
  • Average video length: 30 min

 

Facebook

  • Cover image: 820 x 312 (min 400 x 150)
  • Cover video: 820 x 462
  • Cover video min length: 20 sec
  • Profile image: ≥180 x 180
  • Shared post image: 1200 x 630
  • Event cover: 1920 x 1080
  • Shared video dimension: 1280 x 720
  • Min video width: 600 pixels
  • Video length: max 120 min
  • Average video length: 1 min

 

Instagram

  • Profile image: 110 x 110
  • Shared photos: 1080 x 1080
  • Stories resolution: 1080 x 1920 (min 600 x 1067) | max 4 GB
  • IGTV video resolution: 1080 x 1920
  • IGTV video length: max 10 min
  • Stories length: max 15 sec
  • Max video resolution: 1080 x 1080
  • Video length: max 60 sec
  • Average video length - 30 sec

 

YouTube

  • Channel cover images: 2560 x 1440
  • Channel icon: 800 x 800
  • Video thumbnail: 1280 x 720
  • Recommended video dimensions: 854 x 480, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080, 2560 x 1440
  • Min video dimension: 426 x 240.
  • Max video dimension: 3840 x 2160.
  • Average video length - 2 min

 

Pinterest

  • Profile image: 165 x 165 | max 10 MB
  • Board cover image: 222 x 150 (min 55 x 55)
  • Pinned image preview: 236 pixels wide

 

Sources

  • https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/2972003?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en&oco=1
  • https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/answer/70781/image-specifications-for-your-linkedin-pages-and-career-pages?lang=en
  • https://help.instagram.com/1631821640426723
  • https://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/ultimate-guide-social-media-image-dimensions-infographic
  • https://www.renderforest.com/blog/best-video-length
  • https://sproutsocial.com/insights/social-media-image-sizes-guide/

 


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