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Instagram: The video file you selected is in a format that we don't support.

The video file you selected is in a format that we don't support. is an error message which you could see when you're trying to upload a video on Instagram. This happens when the video file has wrong format or resolution.

The recommended specifications for video files are:

  • H.264 codec.
  • AAC audio.
  • 3500 kbps bitrate.
  • Frame rate of 30 fps (frames per second).
  • Video can be a maximum of 60 seconds.
  • Maximum video width is 1080 px (pixels) wide.
  • Videos should be 920 pixels tall.

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