How to Convert Video to Instagram & Convert Instagram to MP4 Video

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by Brian Fisher Proven solutions

Instagram majorly started as a photo sharing app bit with time, it has evolved as a platform where people can share images as well as videos. Instagram is used by people of all ages and genre for several different purposes like social networking, promoting brands, sharing tutorials, and much more. Instagram can be used to upload videos related to entertainment, promotion, challenges, teaching and others. Instagram is used as a smartphone app and thus it is easy to shoot the video and upload the same to your Instagram profile. At times, you may find videos on an online site or on a DVD interesting and may want to share on your Instagram profile. To upload these videos, they first need to be converted to an Instagram compatible format. To help you convert your videos to Instagram there are professional software available. Learn about these programs and also the ones that help you convert Instagram to MP4 as below.

Part 1: How to convert video to Instagram by Wondershare UniConverter in just 3 steps.

Wondershare UniConverter is an excellent tool for all types of video conversion requirements. Using the Windows and Mac-based software, videos can be converted into over 1000 formats, devices, and social networking profiles. Batch conversion can be done and there is also an option to edit the files for enhancing the videos and changing parameters. You can even transfer the converted files to an array of devices.

Steps to convert video to Instagram using Wondershare UniConverter

Step 1

Add Videos to Wondershare UniConverter.

Download, install, and launch the software on your system and choose the Video Converter tab from the main interface. Click on the Add Files icon or the + sign to import the local videos to be converted.

Step 2

Choose Instagram as the target format.

The list of supported output formats appears at the drop-down list at the Output Format tab. Choose Instagram from the Video list. Also, select the file quality needed.

Step 3

Convert videos to Instagram.

Select the folder on your system to save the converted files at the File Location tab. Finally, click on the Start All button to convert all the added files to the Instagram-compatible profile. On the interface, the files will save to the Finished tab.


Part 2: What kind of videos does Instagram accept?

The format that is recommended and best suitable for Instagram videos is MP4. Several other specifications should be considered for these videos and these include the following:

  • AAC Audio codec
  • codec
  • 30 fps
  • The bitrate of 3500 bitrate
  • 15MB of maximum file size
  • 60 seconds of maximum video length
  • Video width of 1080 pixels and 920 pixels tall

Part 3: Can I convert Instagram video to MP4/MP3? and How?

Instagram videos can be also be converted to MP4, MP3, and other formats for offline playback using Wondershare UniConverter. The downloader function of the program allows downloading videos from more than 10,000 sites including Instagram. The videos can be downloaded in an array of video and audio formats including MP4 and MP3.

Steps to convert Instagram videos to MP4/MP3 using Wondershare UniConverter:

Step 1

Copy Instagram video URL.

Open the Instagram video that you want to download and convert and copy its URL.

Step 2

Launch Wondershare Instagram to MP4 converter and choose to download videos.

Open the installed software on your system and select the Downloader tab from the main interface.

Step 3

Choose to download in the desired format (MP4/MP3).

On the Downloader page, enable Download then Convert Mode option at the bottom-left corner. Choose MP4 or MP3 as the desired format from the Video or Audio list respectively. Also, choose the file quality.



Step 4

Paste URL and download video.

Next, click on the Paste URL icon and the copied Instagram video link will be automatically pasted to the software interface. After analysing the link, the software will start downloading and converting the video in the selected format.

Step 5

Find the video.

The Instagram converted MP4 or MP3 file can be located on the interface at the Finished tab while on the system it can be checked from the folder selected at the File Location tab.


Use Wondershare UniConverter for converting Instagram videos to MP4, MP3, and other formats and also for converting your regular videos to Instagram compatible format. The software also facilitates converting YouTube videos to Instagram and thus works as a YouTube to Instagram video converter. Online Instagram video converter tools are also available if you are looking a simple and free program The software has a simple and user-friendly interface and helps converting files quickly and in high quality.

Brian Fisher

chief Editor

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