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4 Easy Ways to Speed up Instagram Videos

by Christine Smith • 2024-07-03 11:54:13 • Proven solutions

Instagram is a great platform for sharing images and videos. There is a time limitation for the videos posted as a story, and for the longer ones, they continue on IGTV. So, if you wish to post a long video within the allowed time, speeding it up is the solution. Additionally, the speed-up Instagram video also helps you play the videos quickly, thus saving time.

There is no default option on Instagram that may help you change the video speed, and thus the need for third-party tools arises. So, if you too have been looking for one such tool, the following parts will be a great read. We have shortlisted the best and reliable programs to help you on how to speed up the Instagram video.

Part 1: 2 Apps to speed up videos on Instagram

To change the speed of Instagram videos on your smartphone, a list of apps is available. Check out the popular 2 apps to speed up video for Instagram.  

1.Hyperlapse from Instagram

Developed by Instagram, this is one of the best and the most reliable app that is free to use and available for iOS devices. The app supports different speed options to choose from, and by default, the speed-up is set at 6X, which can be increased up to 12X. You can either record a video directly using the app on your phone or upload it from your device. Hyperlapse works as an excellent app for recording or creating a time-lapse video. 

Steps on how to speed up video on Instagram  

Step 1. Download the app on your iOS device

Step 2. Launch the app, and to record a video, click on the circle at the bottom of the screen. The left side of the screen will show the time of the video recording and the time after you increase the speed.

Step 3. To stop and finish the recording, click again on the circle.

Step 4. Next, drag the slider to select the video speed ranging from 1X to 12X. The speed-up value is set at 6X by default.

Step 5. Finally, to save the video to the device camera roll or share it to your Instagram account, click on the checkmark sign at the top-right corner.

how to speed up video on Instagram

Limitations of using the app: The app is available for download only for iOS devices and that too the ones running on iOS 7 and up versions of the OS.


This is a complete video editing app available for iOS as well as Android devices. The app is available in free and paid plans. Video speed control is one of the key features of the app, supporting a long list of functions. Using the app, the speed of the videos on your phone, including the ones on Instagram, can be changed. You can speed up or slow down the video as needed, and the range of the speed control is from 0.2X to 100x.

Steps on how to speed up a video on Instagram  

Step 1. Download the app on your iOS or Android device from their respective app store.

Step 2. Launch the app and add the video to the timeline. 

Step 3. At the bottom of the screen, a toolbar is shown. Move towards the right-side and select the SPEED option. 

how to speed up a video on Instagram

Step 4. A slider will appear on the next screen, which you need to drag towards the right side to speed up the video.

Step 5. Finally, to confirm and apply the changes, click on the checkmark above the slider. 

Part 2: Software to speed up Instagram video - Wondershare UniConverter [strongly recommended!]

The best tool that we recommend to speed up Instagram videos is Wondershare UniConverter. This is an excellent Windows and Mac-based software that allows changing the speed of Instagram and all other videos like Facebook, Vimeo, Twitter, and others. Using the software, you can download the videos from over 10,000 streaming sites, change their speed as needed, and edit them using other functions. The software supports almost all formats, and the user-friendly interface makes the entire task quick and easy.

Key features of the software:

  • Speed-up Instagram videos up to 2X
  • Preview for the videos available
  • Customize videos using features like trim, crop, cut, effects, watermark, volume change, and more
  • Video conversion in over 1000 formats and devices supported
  • Video download from more than 10,000 sites supported in high quality
  • Additional features include DVD burning, fixing metadata, video recording, and more
  • Compatible with all latest Windows and Mac versions

Steps to download Instagram videos and change speed using Wondershare UniConverter

Step 1Download Instagram videos

Copy the URL of the Instagram video to be edited. Launch the software and from the Downloader tab on the main interface, click on the Paste URL icon to download the Instagram video.

Download Instagram videos

Step 2Import the video

Select Video Converter from the main software interface and click on the +Add Files to browse and import the Instagram video saved to your system.

Import the video

Step 3Change speed

Under the added video thumbnail image, click on the Effect icon. From the pop-up window, click on the Change Speed option and select from the available speed-up options. The preview as the speed is changed can be checked from the Output Preview on the left side.

Change speed

Click OK to confirm the changes. 

You can further edit the video using the Trim and Crop icons under the image.

Step 4Choose target format and process

Open the drop-down menu at the Output Format tab and select the desired target format. At File Location, browse for the desktop folder to save the file. Finally, click on the Start All button to start with the file editing and processing. 

On the software interface, the Finished tab can be checked for all processed videos.

Choose target format and process

The above steps are for Instagram speed up video  process and using the same steps, you can download and speed up the videos from other sites like Facebook, TikTok, Twitter, Vimeo, and more. 

Part 3: Online tool to speed up video on Instagram story

Online tools to speed up your Instagram story are available as well. These are simple tools that require no additional software and work from the browser. The popular tools under this category are enlisted below.


This is another widely used tool that can speed up or slow down videos, including Instagram. You can choose from the 6 common speed control options or can set to the one as desired. All popular formats are supported by the tool, and it also allows to change the target format and mute the video if needed. You can add the local, online, as well as cloud storage files.

Steps on how do you speed up a video on Instagram

Step 1. Run and click on the +Choose File button to browse and add the video. 


Step 2. After the video is uploaded, choose 1.25X, 15X, or 2X as speed-up options. Alternatively, you can even move the slider to speed-up up to 4X. 

As you speed up the video, check that the Final output time at the bottom-left corner also reduces.

Change Speed

Step 3. Enable the mute option if required and choose the Format as needed. Finally, click on the EXPORT button to start file processing.

You can download the edited file or save it to Google Drive or Dropbox. 

choose the Format


To convey your long story in a shorter time on Instagram, speeding up the video is the best solution. Online tools, phone apps, and desktop software can be used to speed up the Instagram video . Apps are good for phones, while online tools are pocket-friendly and straightforward, but they have a few limitations like file size, watermark, and internet dependency. Wondershare UniConverter  is a full-fledged video toolbox supporting useful features like video conversion, download, editing, and others in addition to speed change.

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