Twitch graphic sizes guide – Twitch panel size?

Twitch Graphic Sizes

Twitch Graphic Sizes guide - Twitch panel size?

In this guide you will find the perfect dimensions and ratios for all elements you can apply on your stream. These Twitch graphic sizes are based on the latest Twitch updates, and we will keep this article up to date with the latest changes. Whether you are creating your own artwork or want to make sure your current designs fit the new updates, this guide is for you. One of our most common questions we see is, what is the correct Twitch panel size?

Quick reference, Twitch graphic sizes.

Graphic
Image dimensions
Maximum file size
Twitch Panels
320 x 90 pixels
2.9 MB per panel
Twitch Profile Picture
512 x 512 pixels
10 MB
Twitch Profile Banner 2020
2200 x 488 pixels NEW
10 MB
Twitch Overlay
1920 x 1080 pixels
40 MB (variable)
Twitch Offline Banner
1920 x 1080 pixels
10 MB
Twitch Alert Size
750 x 250 pixels
10 MB
Twitch Emote Size
28×28 | 56×56 | 112 112 pixels
25 KB
Twitch Sub Badge
18×18 | 36×36 | 72×72 pixels
25KB
Twitch Thumbnail Size
1280 x 720 pixels
10 MB

Twitch Panels Size

Having attractive Twitch panels adds a huge level of improvement to any stream. But, making them the wrong size can affect their entire look, essentially making them unusable or blurry on your Twitch channel. 

Make sure you know the design you want for your panels and then fit them to the appropriate size. Your twitch panel size does matter, bigger isn’t always better, so stretching them out to the largest size just to make them stand out is never a good idea. We lean towards simple yet eye-catching as the best approach.

Recommended sizes
Smallest 320 x 75 pixels – Largest 320 x 600 pixels
Maximum file size
2.9 MB per panel

Twitch Panel Size

Twitch Profile Picture (Avatar)

The Twitch profile picture is crucial to building a brand as this should not only be used on twitch but across all platforms.

This may be one of the smaller elements that you will incorporate into your stream, nevertheless it has to be the right proportions. Make sure your Twitch profile picture size is the correct size otherwise it won’t upload take into consideration that twitch scales this image down.

Twitch Profile Picture Size

Recommended size:
256 x 256 pixels (1:1 ratio)
Maximum file size:
10MB

Twitch Profile Banner Size

Keep in mind that your image will scale depending on the resolution of each viewer’s individual monitor, so your Twitch banner size should be wide enough to scale up if needed.  

Since the new 2020 update the twitch profile banner update we recommend uploaded a file size larger than what is suggested by Twitch. Ideally 2200 x 488 but remember the middle will be hidden on desktop and only visible on mobile.

Recommended sizes
2200 x 488 pixels
Maximum file size
10MB

Twitch Profile Banner Size

Twitch Offline Banner Size

Offline banners are a great resource to have on your channel as they provide information about the stream and your social media, even while you are away. This makes it a great accessory to have on your channel when used to its full potential. 

Being super easy, the offline screen uses a 16:9 ratio with 1920 x 1080 dimensions and works perfectly for Starting, Ending, and BRB screens as well.

Twitch Offline Banner SIze

Recommended size:
1920 x 1080 pixels
Maximum file size:
10MB

Twitch Emote Size

Emotes can be a fun and unique way of building up your own stream brand, especially when you have regular viewers. It’s good to note that only affiliates and partners are able to use emotes and must be submitted to Twitch for reviewal before you can use them on your channel.

Make sure your emotes are in PNG format and fit the correct three sizes, with a transparent background, before you submit them to Twitch.

Recommended sizes
Smallest 28 x 28 pixels – Medium 56 x 56 pixles
Large 112 x 112 pixels
Maximum file size
25KB

Twitch Emote Size

Twitch Sub Badge Size

One of the best incentives for viewers to return to your channel is to implement subscriber badges. These are a fun and exciting addition to your stream for regular visitors and when done right can add a whole new experience to your Twitch channel.

Dissimilar to emotes, badges do not require approval from Twitch and you can apply them to your channel as soon as you are ready to do so. Make sure your sub badges are in PNG format and fit the correct three sizes with a transparent background before you apply them to your channel.

Twitch Sub Badge Size

Recommended size:
Smallest 18 x 18 pixels – Medium 36 x 36 pixels
Largest 72 x 72 pixels
Maximum file size:
25KB

Twitch Thumbnail Size

Still want people to engage with your channel, even while you are offline? Adding enticing thumbnails to your VOD’s can be a game-changer and prompt your viewers to watch you stream when you go live.  

You can use PNG or JPEG formats with 16:9 ratios and the maximum dimension being 1920 x 1080 pixes.

Recommended sizes
1280 x 720 pixels
Maximum file size
10MB

Twitch Thumbnail Size

Twitch Overlay Size

The webcam and overlay are probably the most important elements you will put on your stream, so getting the dimensions correct is a must. 

The overlay itself is a must for most streamers but applying the wrong size can be detrimental to your stream. Viewers will most definitely recognize if your overlay is too big, ultimately, interfering with your stream. 

Implementing these elements can be a little tricky since once applied they have to be scaled to the correct size for each streamer. Having elements that are overbearing, isn’t going to appeal to your audience, so taking your time to apply them and make sure they are the correct fit will only improve your stream layout.

Twitch overlay size is a little different to the rest in this list. This depends on:
- Streaming resolution
- Webcam aspect ratio (16:9 - 4:3)
- Personal choice of overlay design

Recommended file size:
1920 x 1080 pixels
Webcams:
Larger 16:9 or smaller 4:3 ratios

By following these Twitch size guidelines, we ensure your stream set up will look clean and professional. Having the correct ratios and sizes is appreciated most by your viewers, who will notice when things are working well. Hopefully the above guide will help answer one of our most common questions. What is the correct Twitch panel size?

Have an idea in mind?

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At TacticaLlion Designs we offer a variety of custom, pre-made and free overlay designs to fit all streamer’s needs. We specialize in custom artwork for streamers wanting to add an amazing stream overlay to their set up.