Plivo SMS API supports sending picture messages (AKA MMS or multimedia messages) by adding theparameter to your API request and setting the parameter as MMS. Continue reading for more details on the supported file types, and attachment file size limitations.
Supported File Types
Plivo SMS API supportsattachments with the following image file formats:
These image file types are fully supported by Plivo on destination devices.
Plivo accepts a number of additional file formats as formatted for destination device compatibility. For a full list of media formats accepted by the Plivo API, please see Accepted Content Types for Media (link below)attachments, but these file types are not
File Size Limitations (for non-image files)
For multimedia attachments, the file size limit for attachments depends on the receiving carrier. Here are the attachment size limitations for the top 4 US-based carriers:
For other MMS-supported carriers, we recommend using attachments no larger than 600KB when sending files that are not jpeg, png, or gif images.
Number of attachments supported
Plivo supports up to 10 which equals 4.8KB or roughly 1% of the total size limit.attachments, as long as the total size of the message body text and all attachments is less than 5 MB. An MMS message body can be up to 1600 characters long,
If your message (including body text and media) is larger than 5 MB, your message request will fail.
Incoming MMS messages
Plivo supports up to 10
Connect with firstname.lastname@example.org to get added to Plivo’s MMS private Beta.