Cover Art / Album Motion

COVER ARTWORK GUIDELINES

CoverArtImage

Preferred Digital Specs

  • Squared image – 3000 x 3000 pixels
  • 72 DPI or higher
  • RGB Colorspace
  • 8 bits/channel
  • No specialized alpha channels
  • TIFF or JPEG – Highest/Maximum Quality

Cover Art Quicksheet
Download the Quicksheet above for further details on Cover Art specs.


ALBUM MOTION GUIDELINES

Album motion is adding ambient or expressive animation to album artwork in an iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV.

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AlbumMotionArtwork

ASSET NAME LEVEL OF EXPRESSION LOOP FILE TYPE CODEC SIZE FRAME RATE COLOR SPACE AUDIO LENGTH
Album Page Motion 1×1 • Ambient motion
• Type is persistent
• Camera locked/minimally moving
Seamless loop. Set loop point to start where the animation frame matches the cover image. MOV ProRes 422 or ProRes 4444 3840×3840 23.976, 24, 25, 29.97, or 30fps Rec 709 or sRGB No audio tracks :15 – :35
Album Page Motion 3×4 • Ambient motion
• Type is persistent
• Camera locked/minimally moving
Seamless loop. Set loop point to start where the animation frame matches the cover image. MOV ProRes 422 or ProRes 4444 2048×2732 23.976, 24, 25, 29.97, or 30fps Rec 709 or sRGB No audio tracks :15 – :35

* Must deliver without an audio track. Blank audio tracks will be rejected. AE output setting: Audio Output Off
If Album has explicit content, we will need a Parental Advisory label added to the 1×1 asset

Album Motion Quicksheet
Download the Quicksheet above for further details on Album Motion Guidelines specs.