Use this method to send video files, Telegram clients support mp4 videos (other formats may be sent as Document). On success, the sent Message is returned. Bots can currently send video files of up to 50 MB in size, this limit may be changed in the future.


Name Type Description
chat_id Union[int, str] Unique identifier for the target chat or username of the target channel (in the format @channelusername)
video Union[InputFile, str] Video to send. Pass a file_id as String to send a video that exists on the Telegram servers (recommended), pass an HTTP URL as a String for Telegram to get a video from the Internet, or upload a new video using multipart/form-data.
duration Optional[int] Optional. Duration of sent video in seconds
width Optional[int] Optional. Video width
height Optional[int] Optional. Video height
thumb Optional[Union[InputFile, str]] Optional. Thumbnail of the file sent; can be ignored if thumbnail generation for the file is supported server-side. The thumbnail should be in JPEG format and less than 200 kB in size. A thumbnail‘s width and height should not exceed 320. Ignored if the file is not uploaded using multipart/form-data. Thumbnails can’t be reused and can be only uploaded as a new file, so you can pass 'attach://' if the thumbnail was uploaded using multipart/form-data under .
caption Optional[str] Optional. Video caption (may also be used when resending videos by file_id), 0-1024 characters after entities parsing
parse_mode Optional[str] Optional. Mode for parsing entities in the video caption. See formatting options for more details.
supports_streaming Optional[bool] Optional. Pass True, if the uploaded video is suitable for streaming
disable_notification Optional[bool] Optional. Sends the message silently. Users will receive a notification with no sound.
reply_to_message_id Optional[int] Optional. If the message is a reply, ID of the original message
reply_markup Optional[Union[InlineKeyboardMarkup, ReplyKeyboardMarkup, ReplyKeyboardRemove, ForceReply]] Optional. Additional interface options. A JSON-serialized object for an inline keyboard, custom reply keyboard, instructions to remove reply keyboard or to force a reply from the user.


Type: Message

Description: On success, the sent Message is returned.


As bot method

result: Message = await bot.send_video(...)

Method as object


  • from aiogram.methods import SendVideo
  • from aiogram.api.methods import SendVideo
  • from aiogram.api.methods.send_video import SendVideo

In handlers with current bot

result: Message = await SendVideo(...)

With specific bot

result: Message = await bot(SendVideo(...))

As reply into Webhook in handler

return SendVideo(...)