I have 2 tiff images but when I use the 'recommended' size of 851x315 px and then exported as jpeg high quality in Save for Web, the image becomes too pixelated. How should the files be exported ?


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    @AndrewH Facebook changes the requirements almost yearly and that post is from '11, last updated '12.
    – Summer
    Jun 25, 2018 at 14:05
  • Hi, the answers in that thread are still relevant and still answer your question. You need to keep your image under 100kb otherwise Facebook will compress your image. Some of the others answers help with pixelation for solid colors. See How can I make sure that my photos display in the highest possible quality?
    – AndrewH
    Jun 25, 2018 at 14:08
  • I need to upload 2 product images side by side without getting them cropped once uploaded in facebook, and wanted to know what the ideal file size could be. i have also tried 1920x1020 but the image gets cropped from above and below
    – user122309
    Jun 25, 2018 at 14:11
  • Why are you making your image size 1920x1020 if the Facebook cover photo size is 851x315? You should keep the same ratio. You can save for web as a jpg, just make sure you're under 100kb.
    – AndrewH
    Jun 25, 2018 at 14:14
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    You scaled down a tiff image and it becomes pixelated? Is it pixelated in Photoshop? Sounds like you are either zoomed in past 100% or you're working with low-quality images to begin with. There isn't enough information here to give you a specific answer.
    – AndrewH
    Jun 25, 2018 at 14:40

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I just googled this and landed here: https://www.facebook.com/help/125379114252045 so apparently the size you have is correct:

Loads fastest as an sRGB JPG file that's 851 pixels wide, 315 pixels tall and less than 100 kilobytes.

If its too pixelated, your source file may be the problem, or the way you compress the cover. Try to save a 2x JPG or reduce the compression if file size is not a concern.

  • I scaled it to 2x JPG and it worked! Thank you
    – user122309
    Jun 29, 2018 at 7:57

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