What’s the Google Drive Video Size Limit?

Does Google Drive have a video file size limit? Why is my video still processing on Google Drive? Don’t worry. Follow this article to learn more about the Google Drive video file size limit and a trouble-free way to play videos on Google Drive.

Michelle Michelle | Feb 22, 2023

Is There a Google Drive Video File Size Limit? What’s the Google Drive Playback Limit?

Extra: How to Convert Video to Google Drive Specs for Fast Upload and Playback?

Is There a Google Drive Video Size Limit? What’s the Google Drive Playback Limit?

In fact, there is no size restriction for Google Drive video upload. But for all individual users, the max file size that can be uploaded per day is 750 GB. Also depending on how much storage your account has, you may upload as big a video as your storage size. For example, Frontline users can only upload a 2 GB video, whereas Business Starter can upload a video of 30 GB. You can store videos up to 5 TB if you have a Business Plus account.

However, we do not suggest uploading too large a video file to Google Drive because the Google Drive video playback limit does exist. You may experience a long processing time when playing a large video on Google Drive. In addition, Google Drive has restrictions on video formats and resolutions. While you can upload a video of any format, only limited formats can be played back on Google Drive. Moreover, videos with a resolution higher than 1080p (1920 x 1080) cannot be opened on Google Drive, either.

In a nutshell, Google Drive does not have a video file size limit. But there is a video playback limit that you can’t properly play a video if it is too large or in the wrong format and resolution. If you are looking for a solution to fast upload and play video on Google Drive, you can follow the next part to learn an easy and free way to convert video to the best Google Drive specs. Read on if you are interested.

How to Convert Video to Google Drive Specs for Fast Upload and Playback?

Converting video to the best Google Drive specs allows you to upload and play your video faster. The optimal Google Drive specs are MP4 H264/AAC with 1080P resolution or lower. We can use a simple video conversion tool to handle this conversion.

WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory is a top-rated video converter program that works on Windows. It can easily change video format to Google Drive-compatible format with a couple of clicks. Meanwhile, it can change video resolution, lower bitrate and frame rate, to compress the large video file size to fix slow Google Drive upload and playback. Without further ado, let us show you how to convert video to Google Drive for the best upload and playback.

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Step 1. Add Video File

Launch Free HD Video Converter Factory on your PC Windows and open the Converter program. Then, click Add Files to import source video files into the conversion list. Or you can drag your video files into the blank interface.

Tip. You can specify an output path at the bottom of the converter program.

Add Video File

Step 2. Choose a Google Drive Supported Format

Press the format image to open the output format list. Next, head to the Video format section and select MP4 as the output format.

Choose a Google Drive Supported Format

Step 3. Adjust Video Settings

Open the Parameter settings and change the video codec to H264 and the audio codec to AAC. In the Resolution section, select the 1920 * 1080 quality option or keep the original quality if it is lower than 1080P. You can freely adjust the video bitrate and frame rate to a lower value to further downsize the video. But don’t set the value too low if you want to output video with decent quality. Click OK to save the changes.

Adjust Video Settings

Step 4. Convert Video to Google Drive Specs

Finally, click Run to start the conversion at once.

Tip. In the video task, you can see the output video format, resolution, and estimated file size. If the large video is a lengthy one, you can use the built-in video cutter to split the video into small chunks for free.

Convert Video to Google Drive Specs

After the conversion, just upload the video to your Google Drive and enjoy it without disruption.

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Wrap Up

That’s all we want to share about the Google Drive video file size limit and other restrictions. We hope this article has been helpful to you. Thanks for reading till the end. Have a good day!

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