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Best Instagram Video Converter - Convert Video for / from Instagram

It is a popular way to post videos on Instagram. However, sometimes it seems not an easy job. Some users said that they can't click Next in Instagram app after they have selected target video for uploading. How could this happen? This is probably because your video file is encoded with a format that Instagram doesn't support. You need to convert video to Instagram compatible format.

Someone uploads videos to Instagram and someone wants to download favorite clips from Instagram. But Instagram doesn't provide a mechanism to do so. Thankfully, this can be done with an Instagram to MP4 converter.

Well in this post we'll introduce an ace Instagram video converter which can help you convert video for uploading on Instagram and can also convert Instagram video to MP4, MP3, or other desired format.

Instagram Video Converter
Instagram Video Converter

[Free Download] Instagram Video Converter - WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe

This is an easy to use video converter that can convert any video to Instagram supported format while keeping high quality. Conversion is processed very fast by utilizing Intel QSV, NVIDIA CUDA/NVENC, and AMD GPU hardware acceleration.

Besides changing file format, it also allows you to adjust video audio parameters like bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, and resolution, and edit videos like cut and crop to meet the requirements of Instagram.

WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe also has video download function. It can download and convert videos from Instagram, YouTube and other sites (1000+ sites are supported) to MP4, MP3, or other media format.

Free download this Instagram converter to have a try!

[Guide] How to Convert Video to/from Instagram?

Part 1. How to convert video to Instagram

Step 1. Launch WinX Instagram video converter and click + Video button to import the video you want to upload to Instagram. You can upload two or more videos if you want to join a few video clips together or perform batch conversion. WinX can read any video format and support HD and 4K UHD videos.

Video Converter for Instagram
Video Converter for Instagram

Step 2. On Output Profile panel, choose a format that Instagram supports. The MP4 profile with H.264 and AAC codecs is the best format for Instagram uploads.

What are the technical requirements for Instagram videos? Get the answers from the table below.


Instagram Feeds

Instagram Stories



Container format: MP4 or MOV
Audio codec format: AAC
Video codec format: H.264

Container format: MP4 or MOV
Audio codec format: AAC
Video codec format: H.264


Frame rate

30 fps or below

30 fps or below

At least 30 fps with a minimum resolution of 720


1080p or less

Aspect ratio: 9:16
Minimum dimensions: 600x1067
Maximum: 1080x1920

Vertical 9:16 or horizontal 16:9


Maximum: 60 seconds

Maximum: 15 seconds

Upload from mobile: up to 15 minutes
Upload from computer: up to 60 minuts

File size limit



Videos up to 10 minutes can be 650 MB maximum; longer videos can be up to 3.6 GB

Step 3. Adjust video audio parameters and edit video if your video doesn't meet the above requirements. Get access to these features by clicking the gear icon and Edit icon.

Step 4. When you have settings done, just hit RUN to start converting video to MP4 for Instagram.

Part 2. How to convert video from Instagram to MP4 MP3

Step 1. Go to Instagram.com, locate the Instagram video post you want to convert to MP4 or something, tap the three vertical dots button and then tap Copy Link.

Convert Instagram Video to MP4
Instagram Video to MP4

Step 2. Open WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe, click the URL button, and hit Paste & Analyze button to parse your Instagram video. Note: if you want to convert Instagram video to MP3, check Auto convert.
Once finished, click OK.

Step 3. Hit RUN to start converting Instagram video to selected format.

Warning: it is against the terms of service of Instagram to download unauthorized copyright-protected videos. And, don't repost downloaded Instagram video as your own when there's no consent from copyright holder.


Kaley Torres

Kaley Torres is particularly skilled in writing and sharing video-related contents. Her guides cover from deep-seated video/audio parameters, to media entertainment on different platforms. She also enjoys shooting and processing videos by herself for a more reliable basis of informative info with her articles.

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