The most popular image formats are supported. Please note that if you're using animated GIFs, they need to be embedded in a web-page.
When you prepare images make, sure they are as close as possible to 1920x1080px.
The full list of support images file extensions are:
Screenly Pro supports all major video formats and automatically encodes them for the best possible playback fidelity on your screen.
The full list of supported file extensions are:
The best video configuration for Screenly is 1920x1080 30FPS max. video codec profile - "high", video codec level = 4.1, CRF = 20 - codec is h264 - audio = mp3.
When you want a URL to refresh each time it displays, you can make that happen by adding the URL asset two times and adding an image asset, (say a black or white screen or any other image asset), in between the URLs. You can find more details about this here.
Although the following file types may work with Screenly to a degree, we do not officially support the following file types directly:
However, we have several suggestions for how you can best use these files within Screenly, including exporting as an image or uploading to Google Drive and publishing as a web asset. Please take a look at the use case here to discover these alternatives.
What about YouTube?
YouTube and streaming in general are also currently unsupported.