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Apple Motion Art Guidelines

Album motion makes your album artwork come alive. Motion artwork provides a richer experience for your audience by helping to set a mood or accentuate the concept of an album, before anyone presses Play.

It consists of 2 video files without sound in 2 different aspect ratios:

  • 1:1 – displayed on the Album Page on Mac, iPad, and smart TVs.
  • 3:4 – displayed on the Album Page on iPhone

Read Appleā€™s guidelines to learn more about the file and design requirements.Requirements:

  • File format:MOV with .mov extension
  • Video codec:Apple ProRes 422 or Apple ProRes 4444
  • Frame Rate:23.976, 24, 25, 29.97, or 30 fps
  • Color space:Rec 709 or sRGB
  • Length:15 to 35 seconds
  • Resolution:1:1 size – 3840×3840 (square pixels 1:1)3:4 size – 2048×2732 (square pixels 1:1)(Both sizes must be provided)

For submitting Apple Motion Art, mail us both files at

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