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How to Edit Instagram Video before Uploading to Instagram?

Instagram Video Editor - Edit Instagram Video on Mac or Windows


Sharing videos through Instagram has grown since Instagram launched this service since 2013. But in order to attract more people to visit your video or achieve some special effects Instagram provides editing functions before you sharing your video. Now let us view through Instagram's editing functions together.

  • Step 1: Record and delete the clips you don't like: Press and hold the "Record" button to record the video, but remember the maximum of the video length is 15 seconds. If you don't like some clips you shot, you can click "X" button on the left of your video to delete them. Then click "Next" button.
  • Step 2: Apply a filter: After clicking the "Next" button, you will find all the filters and then choose one filter to apply to your video. Then click "Next" button.
  • Step 3 Image stabilization: You can choose to turn on or off the stabilization feature. The stabilization feature is turned on by default. You can click "X" button to turn it off for your option.

After the above 3 steps you can choose to share your video to Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr.

Compared with Instagram's photo editing features, its video editing features seems fewer, so if you are not satisfied with Instagram's editing features or you want to personalize your video further, you can try another Instagram video editor - iDealshare VideoGo.

Brief Introduction of iDealshare VideoGo

iDealshare VideoGo features all editing functions of Instagram. Besides iDealshare VideoGo features trimming, rotating, re-sequencing clips, adding transitions or special effects, etc. We will see the iDealshare VideoGo's video editing features through the following example as per the step by step guide.

Step by Step Guide to Edit Instagram Video with iDealshare VideoGo

Please follow the step-by-step guide on how to edit instagram Video.

Make Preparation: Free download Instagram video editor

Free download the professional MP4 editor for Mac or Windows - iDealshare VideoGo (for Windows, for Mac), install and run it, the following interface will pop up.

 Instagram video editor - iDealshare VideoGo

Step 1 Add Instagram video

Click the "Add file" button to add Instagram video you want to edit to iDealshare VideoGo. Or you can also drag and drop the Instagram video to iDealshare VideoGo

Edit Instagram Video

Step 2 Edit the video

Click Effect button to open the editing window, you can trim, crop, cut, merge, add or remove logo, watermark or subtitles, delete the unnecessary video clips, add special effects, various graphics, transitions, filters or other special effects to the video.

  • You can delete any clips, logo, watermark, audio track, etc from your video
  • You can split, trim, compress or rotate any degrees for your video
  • You can add background music, text, subtitles, logo, watermark, special effects to your video.
  • You can apply filters to alter the exposure and coloring of the video.

Step 3 Define the output format (optional)

Usually the default output format is MP4, if you want to edit MP4 as well as keep the same video format. Simply ignore it.

If you want to edit MP4 as well as convert MP4 to other video format, simple click the "Profile" drop-down button to select your desirable video or audio format.

Step 4 Complete editing the Instagram video

Click the "Convert" button to complete editing the video and then you can upload to Instagram to share your video to Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, Tumblr, Flickr, VK, etc.