“I have several videos that are longer than 140 seconds. How to upload longer videos to Twitter? Can I post longer videos to Twitter? How long of a video can you upload to Twitter? Please show me the answers and tell me how to post videos longer than 140s on Twitter.”
Before we figure out these questions, we firstly need to know the limitations of Twitter video length. In other words, we need to know how long can Twitter videos be. With these questions settled, you then learn how to upload longer videos on Twitter.
Well, this guide would show you details on how long can a video be on Twitter and how to upload Twitter videos longer than 140 seconds.
Part 1: Brief Introduction to Twitter Video Uploading
As we have mentioned above, to know how to upload longer videos to Twitter, you need to firstly know the Twitter video length limitation. That’s – how long a Twitter video could be for you to upload.
According to the official conditions from Twitter, the Twitter video length could be about 0.5s to 140s. That means you could upload video to Twitter of up to 140 seconds only. However, if you are select publisher, you will be able to continue to post videos up to 10 minutes long through Twitter’s professional publisher tools. Obviously, to become a select publisher, you need to pay for extra Twitter’s professional publisher tools.
For your references, we here collected some other requirements upon Twitter video uploading. You could check them below:
1. 2 minutes and 20 seconds or less in length.
2. Only MP4 (with H264 format with AAC audio) and MOV video formats are accepted.
3. Size less then 512MB
4. Minimum resolution: 32 x 32
5. Maximum resolution: 1920 x 1200 (and 1200 x 1900)
6. Aspect ratios: 1:2.39 – 2.39:1 range (inclusive)
7. Maximum frame rate: 40 fps
8. Maximum bitrate: 25 Mbps
With these knowledge in your head, you could then easily learn how to upload longer videos to Twitter. There are actually 2 solutions: become a select publisher, or split longer videos into several clips that are less than 140s. The below content would show you how to split longer videos into several short clips so that you could upload longer videos to Twitter.
Part 2: How to Split Longer Video for Twitter Uploading with Leawo Video Converter
You could use Leawo Video Converter to split longer videos into several short video clips, therefore you could upload longer videos to Twitter in several twits.
Leawo Video Converter offers professional video and audio conversion solutions to let you convert video and audio files between hundreds of video formats, like MP4 to MOV, MP4 to MP3, AVI to MP4, AAC to MP3, etc. Why do we choose this video converter to split longer video for Twitter so as to let you upload longer video to Twitter? Because it has a video splitter that enables you to choose the clip you want from a long video for splitting. You could choose any continuous 140s video clip from a long video for splitting.
The below steps would show you how to split longer video for Twitter with the help of Leawo Video Converter. Download and install it on your computer beforehand.
Step 1: Add source video files
Kick off Leawo Video Converter (in the official name of Leawo Prof. Media), and open the “Convert” module. Then, directly drag and drop source video files from computer drive into this video converter.
Step 2: Split video length
Since Twitter accepts video under 2 minutes and 20 seconds, you need to split long video into short clips less than 140s. Right click the loaded file and then choose “Edit” option to enter the editing panel, where you could trim video length (make sure the longest video length is no more than 140 seconds), add image or text watermark, crop video size, adjust video effect, add 3D effect, remove noise, rotate video, etc.
Step 3: Choose output format
After splitting video length, on the main interface, click the button next to the “Add Photo” button and then choose “Change” button. On the Profile panel, open “Format > Common Video” group to choose a proper video format for Twitter video uploading as mentioned above.
Step 4: Adjust parameters
Twitter has special requirements on profile specifications. Re-open the drop-down menu and this time click the “Edit” option to enter the Profile Settings panel, where you could adjust video and audio parameters of output format, including: video quality, video codec, bit rate, aspect ratio, frame rate, audio codec, channel, etc. Make sure these changes are in accordance with the specifications mentioned above. Click “OK” button to save and quit.
Step 5: Set output directory
After that, click the big green “Convert” button on the main interface. Set output directory in the “Save to” box on the popup sidebar.
Step 6: Convert videos for Twitter
Then, click the bottom “Convert” button on the popup sidebar to start converting video for Twitter.
The conversion will take you a few minutes. You could view the whole converting process on the converting panel. After converting, you could then upload your videos to Twitter as you like.
Part 3: Why Do We Choose Leawo Video Converter
There are quite a dozens of reasons for you to choose Leawo Video Converter to convert longer videos before you could upload longer videos to Twitter. The below 3 reasons are the main ones for you:
1. Internal video splitter: The internal video editor of Leawo Video Converter enables you to split longer videos into several clips and you could get what you want only. Therefore, you could get the wanted 140s clip for uploading to Twitter.
2. Wide support of output profile: Leawo Video Converter supports hundreds of video formats as output, including the ones that Twitter accept, like MP4. Therefore, you could convert any video file for Twitter.
3. Profile parameter adjuster: You could adjust video and audio parameters of selected output profile like video codec, video bit rate, aspect ratio, frame rate, audio codec, sample rate, channel, etc. This would be perfect for Twitter video converting, since you could change the parameters according to the requirements of Twitter, so as to let output profile meet Twitter exactly.
There are still many other reasons for you to choose Leawo Video Converter, like its 2D to 3D converter feature, subtitle selecting and adding feature, batch conversion, etc. It would be extremely easy for you to upload longer videos to Twitter with the help of Leawo Video Converter.