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HeyOrca currently supports all photo file formats by converting any uploaded photos into the recommended formats as outlined by Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

To ensure your photos upload with the best quality, we recommend these settings:

Facebook

  • Supported image media types: JPG, PNG, GIF

  • Image Height/Width: 720px, 960px or 2048px wide

  • File Size - Facebook will compress anything over 100KB

HeyOrca will also support the following maximum file sizes & compress the photos and gifs to meet Facebook’s requirements

  • File Size: 25mb

  • Image Height: 8888px

  • Image Width: 8888px

Check out Facebook’s recommendation on photo formatting

Twitter Photos

  • Supported image media types: JPG, PNG

  • Image size <= 3MB - Twitter will compress anything larger

Twitter Gifs

  • Supported image media types: GIF

  • Resolution should be <= 1280x1080 (width x height)

  • Number of frames <= 350

  • Number of pixels <= 300 million

  • Filesize <= 15Mb - Twitter will compress anything larger

HeyOrca will also support the following maximum file sizes & compress the photos and gifs to meet Twitter’s requirements

  • File Size: 25mb

  • Image Height: 1280px

  • Image Width: 1080px

Check out Twitter's Guide to Uploading Media Files

LinkedIn (Business & Personal pages)

  • Supported image media types: JPG, PNG

  • Gifs not supported

  • Filesize <= 10MB - LinkedIn will compress anything larger

  • Image Height: 1200px

  • Image Width: 688px

HeyOrca will also support the following maximum file sizes & compress the photos to meet LinkedIn’s requirements

  • File Size: 25mb

  • Image Height: 1280

  • Image Width: 1080

Pinterest Photos

  • Pinterest recommends a 2:3 aspect ratio (e.g. 1,000 x 1,500 pixels). Other ratios may cause your Pin to truncate, or may negatively impact performance.

  • Videos are not able to be published through Pinterest in HeyOrca

  • Check this link to see more Pinterest Best Practices to help increase the performance of your content!

Instagram Photos

Direct Publishing Images:

  • Max file size of 8MB

  • Aspect ratio between 4:5 and 1.91:1

  • Min. width: 320

  • Max width: 1440

  • Height depends on width restrictions and aspect ratio

  • File format: JPEG

Instagram GIFs

  • Instagram does not currently support the file type .gif - to upload a gif, first, convert it to an MP4

Check out Instagram’s Guide to Posting Images

Instagram Buffer Integration Photos

  • Minimum Size: 250 x 250 pixels

  • Maximum size: 1920 x 1920 pixels (8GB)

*GIFs are not compatible with the Instagram Buffer Integration.

Here are the recommendations for GIF uploads, based on GIPHY best practices:

  • Uploads limited to 15 seconds, but we recommend no more than 6 seconds.

  • Uploads are limited to 100mb, but 8mb or lower is best.

  • The Source video resolution should be a maximum of 720p, but we recommend 420p or lower.

Google My Business Photos

  • Single Image posting capability

  • Minimum Size: 250 x 250 pixels

  • Maximum size: 5200 x 5300 pixels

Editing Photos in HeyOrca

With our built-in Photo Editor, it’s easy to alter and enhance the images you’re posting on social media.

Our Photo Editor allows you to crop, adjust, add filters, add text overlays, and more! You can edit your post’s images by selecting the “edit” icon.

Crop your Photos

Crop your images by selecting “transform” and select a preset dimension or create a custom ratio for your edits. The transform tool also allows you to rotate your images, as well as select preset Facebook dimensions!

Add Filters to your Photos

Select the “filter” tool to choose a filter to enhance your photo! With dozens of filters you can find one for every occasion.

To further enhance your photos, you can use the “focus” tool to select areas of your image you want to focus on!

Personalize your Photos

Create an eye-catching message to add to your photo! Double tap on the text box to edit your text and choose your own font, color, sizing, and you can even select a transparent background.

Want to add more personalization to your images? Use the “brush” tool to create your own creative markings!

Pro Tip:

Check out the sizing guide to uploading photos in HeyOrca.

Have more questions? Reach out to support@heyorca.com anytime👌

Have more questions? Reach out to support@heyorca.com anytime👌

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