Snapchat Videos Blurry: How To Upload High Quality Video To Snapchat
Ever notice that Snapchat videos are dimmer and lower in quality after being captured, even though they are displayed in good resolution on the camera? In this article, we’ll show you how to keep the best video resolution and fix blurry videos on Snapchat.
Why are Snapchat videos Blurry?
With Snapchat’s default video quality setting , there is no High Definition option, only standard or low quality. This is because Snapchat uses different compression methods when uploading videos.
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Unfortunately, the compression is not lossless, which means that the video will be of lower quality after downloading.
Fix Snapchat Videos Blurry: Upload High Quality Video To Snapchat
There are several possible solutions to fix blurry Snapchat videos:
Try compressing the video yourself by simply shortening the video length, or using special software or a tool like Google Squoosh , as described in this article , to reduce the video resolution to “acceptable”.
Try uploading your video or image over a Wi-Fi connection rather than a 3G / 4G or even 5G connection.
Make sure your video or image isn’t just blurry on its own or out of focus with helpful tips on how to take good Instagram photos and our guide on how to upload high-quality Instagram photos . While these articles apply to Instagram, the same principles apply to Snapchat .
If you can’t re-capture a specific photo you want to upload, but want to edit an existing blurry photo, read this article on how to improve the quality of blurry photos after taking them.
Make sure not to use the default Snapchat filter that intentionally creates blur or distortion in your photos.