THE BEST INSTAGRAM VIDEO SIZE
Find below the best Instagram video size ratio, format, length, pixels & dimensions. Upload the new & most optimal Instagram video size limit. Written by Mau, a senior Instagram marketing specialist at eDigital.
WHY UPLOADING THE BEST INSTAGRAM VIDEO SIZE
There are a few key important reasons you want and your team to ensure you are uploading the best and most optimal Instagram video size and most optimal Video tech specifications.
- Ensure your team follow best practice when uploading a video. Avoiding different team members using different video specs, this includes agencies and video providers.
- Ensure you do not get any surprises when trying to make your video live on Instagram.
- Ensure your video does not get distorted or looks a bit strange when viewing it as an Instagram user.
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THE BEST INSTAGRAM VIDEO SIZE SPECS
The new most optimal Instagram video file size is:
- Best Instagram video file format: MP4
- Best Instagram video length: 3 seconds to 60 seconds
- Best Instagram video file size: Instagram doesn’t limit file size, but we recommend keeping your videos under 50MB
- Best Instagram video orientation: square, portrait, and landscape
- Best Instagram video aspect ratio: a minimum of 1.91:1 and a maximum of 4:5
Follow the above video technical specs to ensure you have uploaded the most optimal video to your Instagram feed.
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IGTV VIDEO LENGTH
IGTV videos must be at least one minute long. The maximum video length is:
15 minutes when uploading from a mobile device.
60 minutes when uploading from the web.
IGTV VIDEO FILE TYPE
Videos must be in MP4 file format.
IGTV VIDEO SIZE AND RESOLUTION
IGTV vertical video aspect ratio should be 9:16
IGTV horizontal video aspect ratio should be 16:9
All IGTV videos should have a minimum frame rate of 30 FPS (frames per second) and a minimum resolution of 720 pixels.
The maximum IGTV video file size that up to 10 minutes or less is 650MB.
The maximum IGTV video file size up to 60 minutes is 3.6GB.
IGTV VIDEO COVER PHOTO SIZE
The recommended size for cover photos is 420px by 654px (or 1:1.55 ratio). You can’t edit your cover photo after you’ve uploaded it.
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