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Scheduler: Custom Video Covers for Instagram Reels
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Good news! You can now upload custom covers for your Instagram Reels. No more having to pick the cover just from the video itself. πŸ˜‰

β†’ Please note that Instagram API is very strict when it comes to image format. The only supported image format is JPEG. πŸ’‘

Image Specifications

  • Format: JPEG

  • File size: 8 MB maximum.

  • Aspect ratio: Must be within a 4:5 to 1.91:1 range

  • Minimum width: 320 (will be scaled up to the minimum if necessary)

  • Maximum width: 1440 (will be scaled down to the maximum if necessary)

  • Height: Varies, depending on width and aspect ratio

  • Color Space: sRGB. Images using other color spaces will have their color spaces converted to sRGB.


β†’ If you need to upload a cover image in other formats, you can always choose the Manual publishing mode and then use the cover directly on Instagram. πŸ’‘

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