# Media Encoding

##### Understand the different media formats that can be retrieved#

All images and videos have been encoded to enable a range of sizes to choose from. This makes it easy to show a preview or thumbnail without having to show the original size.

## Images & GIFs#

The following encoding types are supported for images/GIFs:

• THUMBNAIL
• Converts file to .webp
• Max size of 240px
• POSTER
• Converts file to .jpeg
• Max size of 602px
• LARGE
• Converts file to .webp
• Max size of 8192px
• ORIGINAL
• Does not apply any encoding (except if the image exceeds LARGE width and height, then the LARGE max size is applied)
• File format stays the same as what was uploaded

## Videos#

The following encoding types is supported for videos:

• THUMBNAIL
• Max size of 240px
• POSTER
• Max size of 602px
• PREVIEW
• Max size of 480px
• LARGE
• Max height size of 2160px
• Max width size of 3840px
• ORIGINAL
• Does not apply any encoding (except if the video exceeds LARGE width and height, then the LARGE max size is applied)
• File format stays the same as what was uploaded

## Audio#

The following encoding types are supported for audio:

• LARGE
• Converts the audio file to an .mp3
• ORIGINAL
• File format stays the same as what was uploaded

## SVGs#

Currently, there is only SVG support for ORIGINAL encoding type but will be expanding the options in the near future.