How to get your Music Video on Tidal

Mathew Ekundayo - BLOG

Ever wondered How To get your Music Video on Tidal?  1710Media offers the possibility to have your music video published on Tidal. Your Music Video Will be displayed under your artist profile, similar to Apple Music.

Compelling video is critical to any artist’s success in today’s music industry. TIDAL brings music fans closer to their favorite artists and gives on-demand access to discover new music from its massive music and video catalog.


What is Tidal?

It is an artist-owned global music streaming and entertainment platform that brings artists and fans closer together through unique original content and exclusive experiences.

Tidal is a music and video streaming service initially owned by Aspiro, a Norwegian-Swedish tech company. The service first launched in the UK, US, and Canada in 2014. In January 2015, Project Panther Bidco Ltd., a holdings company owned by rapper Jay-Z, stepped in and acquired the service for $54 million.

Several of the biggest names in music, such as Madonna, Usher, Beyonce, Daft Punk, and Alicia Keys, have an ownership stake in Tidal.

As of June 2021, Tidal has over 70 million songs and 250,000 videos in its library. The service is available in 61 countries but has yet to release an updated subscriber count.

Much of Tidal’s exclusive content is now delivered in the form of video. This includes a variety of viewing entertainment, including music videos, movies, documentaries, live concert streams, TV shows, interviews, and video podcasts.


What Does Tidal Music Work With?

The only way to get an excellent streaming experience with something like Tidal is to make sure that you have the right hardware or software. Tidal can work on:

  • Apple and Android TV
  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Apple and iOS devices
  • Roku devices
  • PCs and Macs
  • Samsung smart TVs
  • Chromecast devices

There’s plenty of support for Tidal Music on third-party systems too, such as Yamaha MusicCast and Sonos, so you shouldn’t have to worry too much about finding something to play the albums you love. Dedicated apps are available for many digital systems, so you can easily log in anywhere.

You can also integrate your Tidal content into media player software, like Roon, Kodi, and Plex. Back in 2020,

Tidal even introduced Tidal Connect, which is an exciting new way of adding Tidal audio to compatible speakers. You use your Tidal connect as a controller, selecting specific speakers for playback that suits you.

The experience is like using Airplay or Chromecast.


Technical Requirements for Tidal Music Video

This is one of the most important steps so please take a moment to read through all and, if all of the below is complicated or if you need any assistance terms of your own encoding efforts, feel free to contact us.

The higher the quality your submission the higher the quality the encode delivered to the iTunes and other partners. If your music video doesn’t meet all minimum specs, it will be delayed for delivery until the video is corrected. Please make sure your video meets guideline before moving forward.



  • Format: AAC
  • Channels: Stereo
  • Sample Rate: 44.100 KHZ
  • Bit Rate: 320 kbps CBR



  • Compression Type: ProRes – Preferred for HD or H.264 – Also Acceptable
  • File Format: .mov (ProRes) or .mp4 (H.264)
  • Dimensions: At least 1280×720 (1920×1080 Preferred for HD)
  • Frame Rate: Native (No less than 23.98 FPS)
  • Bit Rate: Unrestricted (at least 150 mb/s is Preferred for HD, If H.264 at least 50mb/s)
  • The video must be de-interlaced and be set up for multi-pass encoding
  • NO frame re-ordering in your encoding settings
  • The size of your video will be a large file due to the recommended bit rate and video format (H.264/ProRes).
  • Please export all encodes using Compressor or Quicktime.


It is usually a quick process. We can deliver your music video between 6 – 72 Hours, depending on Tidal’s system.


Follow the industry standard, Monetize your releases on Tidal. 1710Media can deliver the following types of Music Videos on Tidal; Official Music Videos, Lyrics Videos, Live Performances, Movies/ Series, Music Documentary, Animated videos, etc.

Uploading your music video to Tidal through an official partner of the platform like 1710Media offers a great way to reach new fans, showcase your tracks in front of a worldwide audience and make some extra cash at the same time.



Tidal Music Video Distribution

With our Tidal Music Video Distribution, you are eligible to have your Music Video content delivered on TIDAL for availability in over 50 countries.

  • Release your music video on Tidal.
  • Your Music Video Will be displayed under your artist profile, similar to Apple Music.
  • Can deliver; Music videos, movies, documentaries, live concert streams, TV shows, interviews, and video podcasts.
  • Monitor instant Trends via Customized Dashboard.
  • 2 – 5 days delivery.
  • Retain 90% of total earnings, every month. No Minimum threshold.


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