Windows 8 Preroll

Back to Ad Specifications

These ads are offered in both In-Banner and Expandable formats. 

Click here to open the most up to date specs on the Microsoft creative specs page - from there, you can click on the Mobile & Windows In-App Rich Media spec link.



Basic specs

  • Accepted format: GIF/JPG/HTML5/Javascript
  • Back-up image file size: 35kb
  • Initial load max file size: 35kb

Important Information

  • All concepts/storyboards must be submitted at least 10 working days before the campaign live date.
  • All images and content are appropriate to the general audience nature of the page.
  • All assets must be SSL compliant - securely served (https://)
  • Minimise the device load for the user as much as possible - ads causing excessive load will be rejected.
  • All creatives are subject to approval - we reserve the right to request changes for brand equity/user experience reasons. 

Timelines & Delivery

  • All 3rd party creative should be delivered to Nine Digital via 3rd party ad serving tags.
  • All material must be delivered at least five (5) working days prior to campaign launch to ensure technical compatibility and internal concept approval. 
  • If creative is late an estimated % of impressions equivalent to the forecasted daily inventory level will be cancelled from the total impressions booked.
  • Visit the Microsoft Creative Specs page for full technical documentation, build guides etc.