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How to Customize the Best Instagram Video Size and Resolution

by Christine Smith • 2024-01-11 10:28:15 • Proven solutions

How to Post Long Videos on Instagram?

Many people ask about how to post long videos on Instagram, actually, Instagram have very limits on video length. So the best way maybe to compress video size or resize video, or you can cut the unwanted part of the video to get a smaller size. Right size and resolution is an important factor while posting a video on an Instagram account. Instagram video size needs to be in accordance with the site requirements to offer good quality and viewing. There are a number of tools and methods to resize video for Instagram. Know more about these tools in the following part of the article.

Part 1. What is the Best Instagram Video Size and Resolution

There are specific requirements for Instagram when it comes to video format, size, frame rate, resolution, and other parameters. The video that you need to post on Instagram needs to be formatted as per the supported parameters.

  • A minimum of 3 seconds and a maximum of 60 seconds video can be uploaded to an Instagram account. When you reach the maximum video size Instagram and videos above 60 seconds they will be automatically cropped. The allowed size for story video is 3 to 15 seconds.
  • Although there is no fixed Instagram video size limit it is recommended to keep it below 50 MB. A video of 60seconds will generally have a size of around 30 MB.
  • With respect to width, a maximum of 1080 pixels is supported by the site for uploading. The height of the video can be anything but need to be within the same ratio as the images.
  • The supported frame rate is 29.96fps with a maximum of 30fps.
  • Supported formats include MP4 with codec.
  • Supported bitrate includes 5500 kbps which might be reduced to 3500kbps when a video is posted. Up to 7500kbps bitrate videos can be uploaded as well.
  • AAC audio codec is supported by the site at 44.1kHz mono up to 128kbps.

Part 2. How to Convert and Resize Videos for Instagram

In order to resize Instagram videos better and make other customization easily, professional software is needed. Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) is such a tool that helps you compress Instagram videos and make editing features. The software once installed on your Windows or Mac system, allows you to convert your videos to Instagram compatible format, resize with respect to resolution, frame rate, bit rate, and other parameters. The program allows video conversion and compression at lossless quality. Working as a complete video toolbox, Wondershare UniConverter also supports video downloading, video recording, video editing, and other features.

  • Compress and resize videos for Instagram without any quality loss
  • Convert 1,000+ videos to Instagram supported format with super fast speed
  • Crop, trim, add watermarks, apply effects, and more other video editing features to make your videos attractive
  • Download videos from 10,000+ online video sharing sites by pasting URLs directly
  • Transfer videos from PC/Mac to iPhone/iPad/Android devices easily and quickly via USB cable
  • Supports batch processing for converting and compressing multiple files at a time
  • Toolbox with additional functions like Screen Recorder, GIF Maker, Fix Media Metadata, and more
  • Supported OS: Windows 10/8/7/2003/Vista/XP, Mac OS 10.15 (Catalina), 10.14, 10.13, 10.12, 10.11, 10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.7, 10.6

Video Tutorial to Convert and Compress Videos for Instagram with Wondershare UniConverter

Steps on how to resize video size for Instagram using Wondershare UniConverter:

Step 1 Add Videos to Wondershare Instagram Video Resolution Resize Tool

Launch Wondershare UniConverter on your PC or Mac, and you'll come to the Converter tab by default. Click at the Document icon to browse and import local videos. You can also drag and drop the files to the program interface. Multiple files for batch processing can also be added.

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If needed, you can edit the videos before compression and conversion. To crop, cut, trim, add watermark and special effects, click on the desired editing icon under the added video thumbnail. Pay attention to your video length and decide whether you need to cut it.

edit videos for Instagram

Step 2 Choose MP4 as Instagram Output Format

Open format list by clicking on the Setting icon, and choose Instagram from the Web Video tab. Also, select the resolution of the file.

choose MP4 as Instagram video format

Step 3 Compress Video and Customize Video Resolution

Click the Compression icon under the target bar that facilitates compressing video size one by one. From the pop-up setting window, choose the desired file size, resolution, bit rate, and quality. You can even move the progress bar to directly reset the file size and other parameters will change accordingly. The Preview button facilitates to check the effect of the compression for 20 seconds. Click on the OK button to confirm all the settings done.

compress video for Instagram

Step 4 Start Converting and Compressing Instagram Videos

Click on the Convert button to start converting and compressing added videos for Instagram. The progress will be finished in a short time.

convert and compress Instagram videos

If you want to transfer the file to your device, click on How to Transfer Videos to Phone >> to learn more. Compress video size will help you upload videos to Instagram easier, and you can skip any step above as your needs.


Similarly, you can also convert videos to YouTube compatible formats. More details can refer to the steps to convert MTS to YouTube, steps for other formats to YouTube are the same.

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Part 3. How to Compress Videos for Instagram Directly and Easily

In addition to the above method, Wondershare UniConverter also allows compressing the video files directly and easily for Instagram. If you don't need batch compression or edit videos, then you can choose this method to compress video size quickly. Listed below are the steps which will help you compress videos for Instagram directly and easily.

Step 1 Open Wondershare Instagram Video Compressor and Choose Toolbox

Click the Video Compressor tab after you launched Wondershare UniConverter.

choose toolbox

Step 2 Add Videos to Compress

You will need to add videos by clicking the " + " icon or Document icon. Choose your local files and click the Open button to import.

import videos

Step 3 Make Compression Settings

You can find the information about your added video. Customize your compress settings including File Size, Resolution, Format, and others. Move the progress bar to change compress settings quickly. You're allowed to preview the compressed videos for the 20s by clicking the Preview button.

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Step 4 Compress Videos for Instagram

Finally, choose your file location and click on the Compress button to compress your video size for Instagram. If you don't need batch conversion, Start All button will be your best choice to compress your videos for Instagram.

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