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  • MC Export settings for Instagram and Facebook

    Posted by Dan Crouch on March 27, 2024 at 6:14 pm

    Hi Guys,

    I can’t seem to find any dicussions about the best exort settings for social media.

    I have finished a few short films and would like to put them up onto Facebook and Instagram

    Can anyone please advise me on the best settings?

    Ty in advance for any help.


    Mads Nybo jørgensen
    replied 1 week, 5 days ago
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  • Mads Nybo jørgensen

    March 28, 2024 at 12:05 am

    Hey Dan,

    You are going to face some hard choices when exporting your work for Social Media, not least as you will either need to use Pan & Scan. Or, accept black bars on your video making it miniscule small to view on a smart-phone or similar.

    Avid is useless with their MC support – first up in search was a post started back in 2005.
    However, Google Search spewed out this YouTube tutorial, which I have not watched. But the text “on the can” has all the right words in it:

    Courtesy a client of mine who shared this great resource from Sprout Social + if you look for it, there is also a page for thumbnail and photo sizes hiding on that website:

    Good Luck!


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