Types of images and videos that can be added to tweets

Update date: June 5, 2019

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Image and video formats that can be added to a tweet

Media files can be dragged and dropped.


  • Size: up to 5MB If your browser supports image compression, it will automatically compress the image to a size that can be posted even if it is larger than this.
  • Format: JPG, PNG, GIF, WEBP

Animated GIFs

  • Size: up to 15MB
  • Format : GIF
  • Resolution: 1280x1080 or less
  • Number of frames: 350 or less
  • Number of pixels (product of height, width and number of frames): up to 300 million


The app does not support video.

Please use the PC version or smartphone browser version.

High altitude

  • Frame rate must be 60 FPS or less
  • Dimensions must be between 32x32 and 1280x1024
  • File size must not exceed 15MB
  • 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
  • Only YUV 4:2:0 pixel format is supported
  • Audio must be AAC with Low Complexity profile. High-Efficiency AAC is not supported
  • Audio must be mono or stereo, not 5.1 or greater
  • Must not have open GOP
  • Must use progressive scan