How to Automate Image Resizing For Social Media Services. Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest, Linkedin, etc.
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If you are looking for a way to resize images for cover photos, profile pictures, thumbnails, backgrounds, and so on, on all social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, Pinterest, Linkedin, etc. This article will show you how to get the task done in only a few simple clicks.
If you have spent considerable time using social media services like Facebook, YouTube, Instagram or Minds, you’ll know just how frustrating it can be to get the perfect image size for each platforms profile picture or cover photo. Although it may seem like social media platforms use similar image sizes for profile pictures and cover photos, the reality is very different.
As an example, Facebook profile pictures use 180x180 images and cover photos use 820x312 images. YouTube uses 800x800 for channel icons and 1280x720 for cover photos. Twitter uses 400x400 profile pictures and 1500x500 headers. As you can see there is quite a big difference in these three alone.
Thankfully there are services available online that can streamline the resizing process, allowing you to upload a single image to be resized for each social media platforms exact size requirements. With a single upload, you can get a set of images for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, Linkedin, Snapchat, Email, and Google Display Network.
How to Automatically Resize Images For Social Media Services. (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, Linkedin, Snapchat, Email)
Although it isn’t all that difficult to crop and resize images for all the different social media platforms you use, it can be quite time-consuming. Instead, it’s far easier to use an automated system like Promo Image Resizer to get the job done. Using Promo Image Resizer you’ll save yourself a considerable amount of time and effort.
When you are on the Promo Image Resizer home page, simply upload an image you would like resized and it will automatically be resized for all the different social media platforms listed to the right of the home page. Once done, all you have to do is choose if you would like to download them as a package or individually.
To get the best results, you will need to use some common sense, you should use two separate images for wide photos and square photos. (two separate uploads) For obvious reasons, a wide image of 1500x500 isn’t going to resized into a square all that well. The same occurs when resizing 800x800 images to cover images. Basically, starting with a wider image will give you perfect results for all the wide social media formats, whereas starting with a square image will give you perfect squarish results. Below is an example of the results using two different base image sizes.