Upload size limits for GIFs on social media

In order to share your GIFs on the internet via sites like Twitter and Facebook, you will need to keep the size of file low. So keep your GIF clips short!

Here are the current size limits of various sites. Last updated August 3rd 2018.

GIF upload limits

  • Imgur – 200 MB
  • Giphy – 100 MB
  • Twitter – 15 MB
  • Facebook – 8 MB
  • Tumblr – 3 MB + Max 540 pixels

Twitter only allows 5 MB on mobile.

If your GIF file is too large, there are plenty of tools online available to help you compress the size so you may be able to have a version of the GIF that fits within these limits. Check our post on the Best tools to compress your GIF images.

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