There are several types of ads that may appear during or next to your videos when you’ve turned on video monetization.
The table below reflects ad options available in YouTube Studio, where you can control placement of ads to appear before (“pre”), during (“mid”), or after (“post”) the video.
|Video ad format||Description||Platform||Spec|
|Skippable video ads||Skippable video ads allow viewers to skip ads after 5 seconds.||Desktop, mobile devices, TV, and game consoles||Plays in video player (option to skip after 5 seconds).|
|Non-skippable video ads
||Non-skippable video ads must be watched before a video can be viewed.||Desktop, mobile devices, TV, and game consoles||Plays in video player.
15 or 20 seconds in length, depending on regional standards.
||Short, non-skippable video ads of up to 6 seconds that must be watched before a video can be viewed. Bumper ads are turned on when skippable or non-skippable ads are turned on.||Desktop, mobile devices, TV, and game consoles||Plays in video player, up to 6 seconds long.|
||Overlay image or text ads that can appear on the lower 20% portion of a video.||Desktop only||468×60 or 728×90 pixels in size|
Source: Google Support