Cinemagraphs are HD videos which autoplay and loop flawlessly. When you upload a video to social media, it gets converted to the platform's preferred format. Follow the guide below to ensure you're uploading cinemagraphs to social media in each platform's preferred settings. The recommended video length for each social network reflects each platform's requirements for utilizing the autoloop feature.

To learn more about how to share your cinemagraphs on social media in the highest possible quality, check out Best Practices for Uploading Cinemagraphs to Social Media


Facebook

  • Format: H.264 (MP4)
  • Length: Under 30 seconds (under 7 seconds for profile videos)
  • Frame Rate: 30fps or below
  • Recommended Resolution: 720p (recommended) or 1080p
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9 to 9:16 (1:1 for profile videos)

Read Sharing Cinemagraphs on Facebook to learn how to upload your cinemagraphs to Facebook.


Instagram

  • Format: H.264 (MP4)
  • Length: Under 60 seconds
  • Frame Rate: 30fps or below
  • Recommended Resolution: 720p (recommended) or 1080p
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.91:1 to 4:5

Read Sharing Cinemagraphs on Instagram to learn how to upload your cinemagraphs to your Instagram feed and Stories.


Twitter

  • Format: H.264 (MP4)
  • Length: Under 6.5 seconds (autoloop) or under 140 seconds
  • Frame Rate: 40fps or below
  • Recommended Resolution: 720p (recommended) or 1080p
  • Aspect Ratio: 1:2.39 to 2.39:1 

Read Sharing Cinemagraphs on Twitter to learn how to upload your cinemagraphs to Twitter.


Snapchat

  • Format: H.264 (MP4)
  • Length: Under 10 seconds
  • Frame Rate: 30fps or below
  • Recommended Resolution: 720p or 1080p
  • Recommended Aspect Ratios: 16:9 to 9:16

Read Sharing Cinemagraphs on Snapchat to learn how to upload your cinemagraphs to Snapchat Memories. 

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