Pinterest Post Sizes - Dimensions, Specs & Ratios in 2023

Check out this gude to find the recommended Pinterest post sizes, dimensions and ratios to use when creating Pinterest pins and ads creatives.

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  1. Pinterest Post Sizes - Dimensions, Specs & Ratios for 2023
  2. Pinterest post sizes for photos
  3. Pinterest post sizes for videos
  4. Pinterest post sizes for carousels
  5. Pinterest post sizes for idea pins 
  6. Pinterest ads specs 
  7. Pinterest ads specs for maximum width video ads
  8. Pinterest cover photo size

Pinterest is a fantastic tool to search for inspiration and save your ideas (or Pins) and organize them into themed Pinterest boards. The size of a pin on Pinterest varies depending on the type of content you post. You can share static images, videos, multi-image posts, idea pins as well as widescreen video ads.

Check our Pinterest post size guide below for the latest post sizes, ratios and dimensions to create the perfect Pinterest pins and ad creatives.

Pinterest Post Sizes - Dimensions, Specs & Ratios for 2023

Follow the recommended Pinterest post sizes and spec for creating organic posts and paid Pinterest ads.

Pinterest post sizes cheatsheet

Pinterest post sizes for photos

The most popular post format on Pinterest are static images. The recommended size for an image pin is 1000 x 1500 pixels, and 2:3 aspect ratio. Anything taller than this ratio will be automatically cut. 

  • Aspect ratio: 2:3 (vertical)
  • Image format: PNG or JPEG
  • Resolution: 1000x1500 pixels

Pinterest post sizes for videos

Video pins follow the same recommended aspect ratio as single image pins of 2:3 (vertical). 

  • Aspect ratio: 2:3 (vertical), 9:16 (vertical) or 1:1 (square)
  • Video format: MP4, MOV, M4V
  • Max. file size: 2GB
  • Length: 4 sec - 15 min

Pinterest post sizes for carousels

Carousel pins are multiple image posts that people can swipe through. 

  • No. of images in a carousel: 2-5 
  • Image format: PNG or JPEG
  • Max. file size: 20 MB/image
  • Aspect ratio: 1:1 (square) or 2:3 (vertical) 

Pinterest post sizes for idea pins 

Idea pins are a collection of up to 20 videos, images and text used to share recipes or DIY tutorials on Pinterest.

The recommended frame size is 9:16 which is similar to Instagram Stories and TikTok videos

  • Aspect ratio: 9:16 (vertical)
  • Image: BMP, JPEG, PNG, TIFF or WEBP
  • Video: MP4, MOV, M4V
  • Pin title (Text): Up to 100 characters
  • Video length: 1-60 seconds
  • Resolution: 1080x1920 pixels

Pinterest ads specs 

Pinterest allows marketers to use several different paid ad content formats including static images, shopping ads, carousel ads, idea pins and video ads. These ads follow their respective organic post sizes, as described above. 

  1. Pinterest image ads (same specs as static image pins)
  2. Pinterest shopping ads (same specs as static image pins)
  3. Pinterest video ads (same specs as video pins)
  4. Pinterest carousel ads (same specs as carousel posts)
  5. Pinterest idea pin ads (same specs as idea pins)

Pinterest ads specs for maximum width video ads

Maximum width video ads are only available as a paid content format on Pinterest, and they are videos that expand to cover the entire feed on a mobile device.

  • File type: MP4, MOV, M4V
  • Max. file size: 2GB
  • Video length: 4 sec-15 minutes
  • Aspect ratio: square (1:1) or widescreen (16:9)

Pinterest cover photo size

The recommended size for a Pinterest profile cover photo is of at least 800 pixels wide and 400 pixels tall, or a landscape orientation with a 16:9 aspect ratio.

  • Aspect ratio: 16:9 (landscape orientation)
  • Resolution: 800x400 pixels

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