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Facebook Video Size: How to Convert and Compress Videos to Facebook

by Christine Smith • 2024-01-11 10:28:15 • Proven solutions

To make your Facebook videos appealing and interesting, it is important to convert them to a site compatible format, size, resolution, and make editing features. Thus, video conversion and compression is important while posting Facebook videos. Know the best tools to get the right Facebook video size, format, and other parameters in the following part of the topic.

Part 1. What Should You Know about Facebook Videos

The questions and answers below will help you to know everything about Facebook videos like Facebook video upload size, best video size for Facebook, formats compatibility and other requirements.

1. Which Video formats can be uploaded to Facebook?

An array of formats is supported by Facebook for video upload. Among the list, the most recommended and ideal formats are MP4 and MOV. List of other supported formats is as follows:

3g2 (Mobile Video), 3gp (Mobile Video), 3gpp (Mobile Video), asf (Windows Media Video), avi (AVI Video), dat (MPEG Video), divx (DIVX Video), dv (DV Video), f4v (Flash Video), flv (Flash Video), gif (Graphics Interchange Format), m2ts (M2TS Video), m4v (MPEG-4 Video), mkv (Matroska Format), mod (MOD Video), mov (QuickTime Movie), mp4 (MPEG-4 Video), mpe (MPEG Video), mpeg (MPEG Video), mpeg4 (MPEG-4 Video), mpg (MPEG Video), mts (AVCHD Video), nsv (Nullsoft Video), ogm (Ogg Media Format), ogv (Ogg Video Format), qt (QuickTime Movie), tod (TOD Video), ts (MPEG Transport Stream), vob (DVD Video), wmv (Windows Media Video).

2. What is Facebook Maximum Video Size?

The Facebook video upload size limit is up to 1 Gigabyte with unlimited bitrates. The Facebook maximum video size can be 1.75 GB and the time length can be 45 minutes. If your maximum video size Facebook goes above 1Gig, then 1080HD file upload should be limited to 8Mbps while the 720HD file should be limited to 4Mbps.

3. Best Video Resolution for Facebook

The best and ideal resolution for posting a video on a Facebook account is 720p. The frame size stands at 1280px wide and 720px in height. Any video with higher resolution than this will be automatically downsized by the Facebook while posting and this might also lead to loss of quality.

4. How Long Can a Facebook Video Be

Facebook allows posting maximum of 45 minutes video.

Part 2. How to Convert and Compress Videos for Facebook

To make a better Facebook video, you should follow the video format, size, resolution, and other parameters it provided. If your videos are beyond Facebook supported formats and size limitation, then conversion and compression are the requirements. Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) is the recommended software here as this professional tool allows converting and compressing files in lossless quality and at super-fast speed. Over 1,000 formats are supported by the software. The videos can be compressed and reduced in size by changing its bit rate, frame rate and resolution. Additional program features include video editing, video transfer, download from over 10,000 sites, and others. This all-in-one video conversion and compression tool works on both Windows and Mac platforms.

  • Compress and convert videos for Facebook with super fast speed and full quality output.
  • Resize and change video resolution for Facebook easily and intuitively.
  • Edit videos for Facebook with cropping, trimming, rotating, adding watermarks, applying effects, etc.
  • Support 1,000+ video input formats to convert and resize for Facebook.
  • Download videos from Facebook, YouTube, and other 10,000+ video sharing sites by pasting URL.
  • Supports batch processing for converting and compressing multiple files at a time.
  • Check resized videos with a 20s real-time preview function.
  • Toolbox with additional functions like Subtitle Editor, Smart Trimmer, Watermark Editor, VR Converter, GIF Maker, Fix Media Metadata, and more.
  • Supported OS: Windows 10/8/7/2003/Vista/XP, Mac OS 10.15 (Catalina), 10.14, 10.13, 10.12, 10.11, 10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.7, 10.6.

Steps on how to resize videos for Facebook using Wondershare UniConverter:

Step 1 Load Videos to Wondershare Facebook Compression Tool

Open Wondershare UniConverter on your PC/Mac after downloading and installing. To import local videos from your PC, click on the add files icon in Wondershare UniConverter button from the Video Converter tab. Videos can also be dragged and dropped and be added from other devices directly. Batch processing for multiple files is also facilitated.

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To customize videos using cut, crop, trim, adding watermarks, applying effects, and other features, click on the editing icons on the video thumbnail.

add Facebook videos to resize

Step 2 Choose Facebook Output Format

Click on the downward inverted arrow at the Target tab of the selected video, a new pop-up window will open. Choose Facebook as your output video format from the Web Video tab. Also, select the resolution desired.

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If you want to convert videos to Instagram, just select Instagram from the web video tab and then complete the conversion process.

Step 3 Compress Facebook Video Size and Customize Resolution

Click on the compress icon to open a new window to resize the video. Choose file size, resolution, bit rate, and quality of the video to adjust your video size. Moving the progress bar can also change the size of the file and the parameters. Click the OK button once all changes and settings are done.

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Step 4 Convert and Compress Videos

Click on the Start All button to start the process. Find your converted and compressed files from the Finished tab.

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Using Wondershare UniConverter to create your Facebook videos with suitable video formats and resolution.

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