Program Sizes

Program sizes can vary a lot depending on what type of event you are running, be it a handwriting workshop, a sports cup event, or a funeral. If you’re planning on designing your own program, be it for digital or business purposes, it’s best to know what the different sizes are to make your program look presentable.

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Program Sizes Standard

Event-Based (5.5” x 8.5”)

A lot of programs, particularly for wedding ceremonies, a pilot airshow, and event programs are set with this typical standard size. This program size has dimensions of 5.5 inches by 8.5 inches.

Business-Based (5.5″ x 11″)

The largest of the two standard sizes, this one measures 5.5 inches by 11 inches. This size is reserved for programs that take longer than usual such as funeral ceremonies for example.

Program Sizes for Digital – Social Media


Sharing your program for matters such as a health count or training program on Facebook can help promote them even more. The recommended sizes for desktop and mobile are 820 x 312 pixels and 640 x 360 pixels respectively.


Posting a photo of your program on Twitter such as a chest workout/weight training program can help reach a larger audience. The recommended size for a Twitter post is 900 x 450 pixels.


Whether it’s a program for an exercise routine or a wedding ceremony, this can help your followers know what they are in for. The recommended size on Instagram is 1080 x 1080 pixels.

Program Sizes for Print

While most program sizes come in either 5.5” x 8.5” inches or 5.5″ x 11″ inches, you can customize it to any size you wish as long as it is within handheld sizes like a booklet for example.

Program Sizes for Email

Based on the standard size of programs being 5.5 x 8.5 inches, the recommended size for programs sent through email is 528 x 816 pixels.

Program Sizes for Business

As mentioned above, the standard sizes for business programs are recommended to be around 5.5 x 8.5 inches and 5.5 x 11 inches.

Program Sizes for Adobe Photoshop

When making a program for events like a wedding, for example, the recommended sizes would be either 8.5 x 5.5 inches, 4.25 x 11 inches, or 5.5 x 5.5 inches.

Program Sizes for Adobe Illustrator

While it is mostly the same as Adobe Photoshop, other sizes you can use for your programs with Adobe Illustrator are 4 inches x 9.25 inches and 4 inches x 6 inches.

Program Sizes FAQs

What is the standard size of the program?

The average size of a program is 5.5 by 8.5 inches, most particularly for event programs.

What size should a wedding program be?

The size of a wedding program should be about 8.5 by 5.5 inches.

What is the standard size of a funeral program?

The usual size for a funeral program is 8.5 by 11 inches.

How do I change the size of the program on my computer?

Open your program template on your computer and use the resize button/option depending on the software you use, that way you can reduce the enlarged size of a file or shrink it even further.

How do you change the font size in a program?

Choose the font options on the top side of your screen so you can change the font of your program’s content from the lower/upper options, that way you can have more space for your content.

How do you measure the program size?

You can measure the size of your program by its content and the length of the paper.

What are the dimensions of a program?

The dimensions of a program are length and width, it is measured in values like cm, inches, mm, etc.

How to print the program template in perfect resolutions?

Make sure your program template is set in the appropriate pixel size to print it in perfect resolutions.

How to increase the text size of a program?

To increase the text size of a program, open your template on an editing program and choose the size on the top side of the screen.

What is the usual pixel size of a program?

The usual pixel size of a program is 528 x 816 pixels.