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Video Formats for Facebook


Question: I'm trying to upload a video for Facebook but I don't know whether it is supported by Facebook? Could anybody show me all the video formats supported by Facebook?

Answer: This page will list out the Facebook video formats to help you out. As we know that Facebook is a social networking service and website operated and privately owned by Facebook, Inc. There are more and more people becomes one of its users. We are not only to download videos from Facebook, but also upload media files to Facebook. Facebook users are allowed to create a personal profile, add other users as friends, exchange messages, and so on. Sharing videos on the Facebook is also available for Facebook users.

Facebook users must register before using the site and upload a video file which is supported by Facebook. You are only allowed to share the videos which are in the Facebook supported video formats. We are going to show you the supported video formats for Facebook in the list below.

List of Video Formats for Facebook:

* Flash Video: .flv, .f4v

* AVI Video: .avi

* Windows Media Video: .asf

* MPEG Video: .mpeg, .mpe, .mpg

* MPEG-4 Video: .m4v, .mp4, .mpeg4

* Matroska Format: .mkv

* DVD Video: .vob

* Windows Media Video: .wmv

* QuickTime Movie: .mov, .qt

* Mobile Video: .3g2,.3gp, .3gpp

* Nullsoft Video: .nsv

* Ogg Format: .ogm

* DV Video: .dv

* MPEG Transport Stream: .ts

* M2TS Video: .m2ts

Note: Besides the video formats for Facebook, you should also pay attention to the video length and size when uploading video to Facebook. You should make sure that the video length is shorter than 20 minutes and the size is not more than 1GB.

So if your video file is not among the video formats supported by Facebook, you need to convert them first. Video Converter Ultimate / Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is a good choice for you to convert video for Facebook on Windows/Mac since it can convert any formats videos to the Facebook supported video formats like FLV, M4V, WMV, MP4, MKV, etc. You may be interested in YouTube Supported Formats.

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