Desktop Video

Your video creative asset can be incorporated into our live broadcasts.


  • Twitch Channel Pages (Pre, Mid, Post)
Desktop Video

Ad Server Hosted Video

Video File Duration: 

  • Up to :30s, unskippable.
  • Extra charge for :60s, midroll only

Minimum Resolution: 1920x1080

Minimum Bitrate: 1000 kbps

Peak Audio: -9dB

Video File Format: H.264 (MP4)

Max 30 FPS

Supported 3rd Party Tracking Events (1x1 Pixel):

  • Impressions
  • Clicks
  • Quartiles
  • Completes

Third-Party Served (VAST)

Video File Requirements: Refer to previous video file specs. The source video file must adhere to those requirements.

Recommended Video Transcodes, required sizes in bold:

  • 1920x1080 - 5,500 kbps
  • 1280x720 - 3,100 kbps
  • 1024x576 - 1,750 kbps
  • 888x500 - 1,316 kbps
  • 854x480 - 1,200 kbps
  • 720x406 - 866 kbps
  • 640x360 - 550 kbps
  • 480x270 - 384 kbps
  • 320x180 - 200 kbps
  • 284x160 - 180 kbps

Max 30 FPS

VAST Version Support:

  • Desktop: VAST 3.0, VPAID is not accepted

Must NOT have geo, browser or any other targeting on the third party end. DCM Active View must be disabled.


Twitch does not allow the use of any unapproved 3rd party ad technologies. Twitch requires all ads and 3rd party vendors to be SSL-compliant. All components of video and display ads including creative and tracking must be provided as and able to serve via SSL (HTTPS).