Profile Sizes

There is a wide array of sizes and forms of profiles used by different businesses and organizations, and each of them has its own use and purpose, so it’s very essential that you are well-informed about the right sizes and dimensions you will use for your profile. Whether you are working on a corporate brochure or an official website for your company, creating an engaging, well-coordinated profile will definitely help you to be productive in your work. profile-sizes

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Profile Sizes Standard 

It is essential that you carefully plan the right aspect ratio and size of your profile so that you can fully showcase the purpose, mission, vision, objectives, and plans of your business or organization to your target audience effectively. In this section, we provide you with the standard sizes of profiles:

Brochure 

There are standard brochure sizes that you can choose from that matches the quantity of information you want to convey to your intended audience such as A4 size (8.3 x 11.7 in. or 21 x 29.7 cm), letter size (8.5” x 11” in. or 21.59 x 27.94 cm), legal-size (8.5” x 14 in. or 21.59 x 35.56 cm.), and tabloid size (11 x 17 in. or 27.94 x 43.18 cm). Also, companies use different fold styles in their brochures like Z-fold, tri-fold, gate fold, and accordion fold, available in letter size. 

Banner size

The standard banner size for your profile is 646 x 220 pixels. While the most common social media image sizes for your profile page are 1024 x 768 pixels, 1080 x 1080 pixels, and 1280 x 720 pixels.

Icon size

The most commonly used icon size for a profile is 512 x  512 pixels. Some of the standard icon sizes are 24, 32, 48, 64, and 96 for web use. 

Photo size

The most common profile photo size is 168 x 168 pixels. Some design professionals use the ideal photo sizes of 360 x 360 pixels or 720 x 720 pixels, and most of them even highly recommend uploading profile photos at the maximum size of 2048 x 2048 pixels.

Blogs/Websites

The most common profile size for blogs/websites should be 1024 x 768 pixels or higher. If your blog/website content area is 690 pixels wide, you don’t need to size your photos any larger than 960 pixels because the content area will only display up to 690 pixels. 

Profile Sizes for Digital – Social Media 

Facebook

If you need to make a profile for your Facebook page, the recommended size is 1200 x 628 pixels. For a Facebook page’s cover photo, the best size setting for your profile is 820 pixels wide by 312 pixels tall.

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Instagram

Instagram profile photos have the standard size of 110 x 110 pixels. However, your profile images must be stored at 320 x 320 pixels, because your image will be stretched if it is less than 320 pixels wide.

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LinkedIn Cover

Many business professionals use LinkedIn cover profile photo size of 1400 x 425 pixels. Your cover photo must have dimensions of 1128 pixels wide by 191 pixels tall to create a professional look for your business page. 

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Pinterest

Add a profile cover for your Pinterest account with a size of 800 pixels wide x 450 pixels tall. We recommend that you use a horizontal image with a 16:9 aspect ratio. 

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Twitter

The recommended profile picture size for Twitter is 400 x 400 pixels. While the recommended dimensions for the Twitter header are 1500 x 500 pixels.

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Google Plus

The standard profile size for a Google+ account is 250 x 250 pixels. If you have larger profile images, they will be automatically reduced, so use the size of 500 x 500 pixels for your profile to guarantee clear visibility on retina screens.

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Snapchat

The recommended profile image size for Snapchat is 1080 x 1920 pixels. When you take a snap with this app, your profile photo dimensions will automatically be preserved as 9:16.

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YouTube

YouTube requires a standard size of 800 x 800 for your profile image. For the banner size, it should be around 2560 x 1440 pixels.

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Profile Sizes for Print 

Business firms and organization showcase their company profiles to the public through printed corporate brochures, pamphlets, tabloids, and other printed marketing and promotional materials used for advertisements, campaigns, events, business expos, etc. The standard brochure sizes are A4 (8.3 x 11.7 inches, 21.08 x 29.71 cm, or 210.82 x 297.18 mm), letter size (8.5 x 11 inches, 21.59 x 27.94 cm, or 215.9 x 279.4 mm), and legal size (8.8 x 14 inches, 22.35 x 35.56 cm, or 223.52 x 355.6 mm). 

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Profile Sizes for Email 

Use the appropriate profile size when you send it through email. The ideal profile dimensions for email are 600-700 pixels on a desktop and 320-385 pixels on a smartphone or mobile. For your company business profile brochures that will be sent through email newsletters, the recommended dimensions are 600-650 pixels. 

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Profile Sizes for Business 

Many companies use various types of digital and printed profiles for marketing and advertising purposes. Typically, the recommended size of their company profile images on various social media pages should be 720 x 720 pixels with a maximum file size of 5 MB. For their blogs and websites, the ideal profile image dimensions are 600 x 1800 pixels, while they commonly use letter and A4 sizes for their corporate profile brochures.

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Profile Sizes for Adobe Photoshop 

When you design a profile with Adobe Photoshop, the size that you will set in your profile is based on how and where you will use it. For example, if you will upload a profile image for your blog or website, adjust your canvas size to 600 x 1800 pixels. 

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Profile Sizes for Adobe Illustrator

Ensure that your profile banner in Adobe Illustrator has a size of 12 x 48 inches. If you want to modify your profile banner or image size, simply customize the settings according to your needs and preferences.

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FAQs

What is the ratio of profile pictures?

The standard ratio of profile pictures for social media applications is 110 x 110 pixels or an aspect ratio of 1:1. 

What size is best for a Facebook profile picture?

The best size for a Facebook profile picture is 180 x 180 pixels. 

What is the perfect size for an Instagram profile?

The perfect size for an Instagram profile is 180 x 180 pixels.

What is the size of the Youtube profile image?

The recommended size for the Youtube profile image is 800 x 800 pixels or a 1:1 aspect ratio.

How to measure the size of the profile?

When measuring the size of the profile, look for the specific width and length of the profile in inches, centimeters, and/or millimeters. 

What size is the profile in pixel?

The profile size in pixels is 180 x 180 and displays 170 x 170 pixels on desktops and 128 x 128 pixels on smartphones.

How to optimize the Facebook profile photo size?

For optimizing your Facebook profile photo size, it is important to resize your images to 720 px, 960 px, or 2048 px prior to uploading, choose the high-quality option, save your image as a JPEG with an sRGB color profile at the least compression or maximum file size or choose 12 – Maximum Quality if you’re using Photoshop, and then, check baseline optimized.

How do you print the company profile in A4 size?

If you need to print your company profile in A4 size, make sure that your paper is A4 size or measurement of 8.3 x 11.7 in. (or 21 x 29.7 cm) with bleeds 5 mm, 300 dpi, and CMYK color mode.