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Best Ways to Make Video Faster and Longer for Instagram

Vanessa Chiang updated on Jul 30, 2021 to Video Editing Tips | How-to Articles

A time-lapse video has become a popular trend on social media sites. If you want to share a vlog to record the growth of plants, record the track of stars in the sky, and record the change of seasons from spring to winter, you may need to increase the speed of your video. To attract your audiences' attention for a longer time, you may also need to make a longer video and post it to Instagram. Therefore, this post will tell you how to make your Instagram videos longer and faster. After that, you can share the videos on Instagram following the steps in this post.

Part 1. How to Make Video Faster on Windows/Online/Mobile Phone

To make a faster video for Instagram, you can edit it on different devices, including PC and portable devices. Some users like editing videos using while others are willing to do that with online tools. This part will guide you through accelerating a video with Windows desktop software, online tool, and mobile app.

1. Accelerate a Video for Instagram on Windows

If you ask me which is the best video software this year, my answer must be EaseUS Video Editor.

EaseUS Video Editor is a great video editing software. This program provides a lot of video editing tools that are enough to satisfy your editing needs. And this software is straightforward to use, and whatever you are a beginner or professional, you need to click some button to create a perfect video. Using EaseUS Video Editor, you also can change the video speed, make videos faster, and share them on Instagram.

Key Features:

  • Support making video faster
  • Support 300+ effects and transition
  • Support adding music, text, overlays, elements, and filters

To make a perfect video for social media, this video editor is what you can never miss. Click on this button to download it and have a try.

Then, follow this tutorial below to make your video faster.

Step 1. Import and add a video to the timeline

Open EaseUS Video editor and import the videos into the media library. Then drag it and drop on the timeline.

Add to project

Step 2. Change the speed of your video

Select the video and click the "Edit" button, and you will see the speed setting button on the top of the main screen. Adjusting it to fit for your needs. When you finish editing, click the "OK" button to apply.

change speed video

Step 3. Export the video

Click the "Export" button to export and save your video. Before you export, you can select the format which you want.

export video

2. Speed Up a Video for Instagram Online

If you have limit computer storage space or do not want to download or install any software on your device, why not try some online software?

Kapwing is a powerful online video editing software that can create images, videos, and GIFs. Using this software, you need to create an account that you can free to use. Although this program is an online tool, the editing functions of this software are complete, which can satisfy your editing needs. And you also can change the video speed and directly share it on Instagram.

Kapwing make Instagram video faster

Key Features:

  • Support adding text to video
  • Support editing video speed
  • Support online free to use

Step 1. Open this website, click the "Start Editing" button on the main screen and click the "Click to upload" button to import your video file.

Step 2. When you import the video, you will see a "SPEED" setting button on the right side of the main screen. Click the "+" or "-" button to change the speed of your video, edit it to fit your needs.

kapwing setting video speed

Step 3. Except for the speed setting functions, you can also use this software to add music, add text, trim, crop, and other more operations to your video. When you finish editing, click the save button to save your video on your computer and share it online.

3. Make a Video Faster for Instagram on iPhone/Android

If you are a deeper phone user, you may need an app in your mobile phone video to make the video faster or slower. And then directly show on Instagram. In this part, I will show you two apps, one for iOS and another is for Android, to help you editing video faster. They are:

Hyperlapse from Instagram - (iOS)

Hyperlapse is a professional edit video speeding up software for iOS. Users can use this app to create and shoot amazing time-lapse videos. This app supports different video speed options for users to choose from, the highest support is 12X video speed, and the default speed is six times. Using this app not only supports you to shot video and also supports upload video from your phone. When you finish editing your video, you can directly share it on Instagram, Facebook, and other platforms.

Hyperlapse to make Instagram video faster

Key Features:

  • Support speed up video to 12 times
  • No sign-up or account required
  • Support automatic stabilization video and keep high video quality

Step 1. Download this app and launch it.

Step 2. And then you will see a circle at the bottom. Click it to shot the video, and when you finish, click the circle again to stop recording.

hyperlapse change videom speed

Step 3. When you finish the operation, you can drag the slider to change the speed of your video, select the speed from 1X to 12X according to your need. And then, click the "Save" button to save the video on your phone or directly share it on Instagram.

Microsoft Hyperlapse Mobile - (Android)

Microsoft Hyperlapse Mobile is a simple software for Android users. You can use this software smoothly to shoot your time-lapse video and quickly upload and enhance the videos. When you finish editing, you can directly share on Facebook, Instagram, and other platforms.

Microsoft Hyperlapse Mobile to make video faster

Key Features:

  • Support multiple speeds, and you can choose from 1X to 32X times the normal speed
  • Support import existing video
  • Support multiple HD resolutions, such as 720p or 1080p

Step 1. Import existing videos or record a new video.

Step 2. And then, shoot the video use your phone.

Step 3. When you finish shooting, you can change the speed of the video, Edit the speed you need, and click the "OK" button to apply it and save it on your phone.

Part 2. Make a Video Longer for Instagram on Windows/Online

Regardless of why you want to make your Instagram videos longer, doing that is fairly easy, and there are several methods for it. This guide covers some of the easiest ways to make videos longer for the Instagram platform.

1. Make a Video Longer for Instagram on Windows

Add elements to your videos is helpful to make your videos longer. For example, you can add some relevant photos to your video, making your video longer. You can add photos in between your video clips, which will increase the video's total length, ensuring it fully utilizes Instagram's allowed limits.

You can use the same EaseUS Video Editor to add content like photos to your videos. There are some easy-to-follow steps to do this, and the following walks you through these steps.

Step 1. Choose an Aspect Ratio

Launch the software once it is installed and choose an aspect ratio for your video file. This ratio depends on your video, but you should know what to choose from the aspect ratio images on this screen.

make longer videos for instagram select aspect ratio

Step 2. Load Your Instagram Video in the Tool

After you have selected an aspect ratio, you need to add your Instagram video to the tool. You can do this by clicking on "Import" followed by "Import File". Then, navigate to where your video is saved and double-click on it to add it to the tool.

make longer videos for instagram add instagram video

Step 3. Split Your Video Into Multiple Parts

To add a photo to your video to make the video longer, you will need to split your video into multiple parts. To do this, drag your video to the timeline, move the playhead to where you want to split the video, and click on the "Split" option.

make longer videos for instagram split instagram video

Step 4. Add a Photo to Make An Instagram Video Longer

Once the video is split, add your photo to the tool. Use the steps for adding a video for this. Then, drag the photo and place it where your two split clips meet. Your photo will sit there.

make instagram video longer

Step 5. Export Your Longer Instagram Video

Now that you have made your Instagram video longer, it is time to save it to your machine. Click on the "Export" menu at the top, select the "Video" tab, and click on a video format. Then, hit "Export" at the bottom to export your video file.

2. Increase the Length of Video for Instagram Online

If you do not already know, Kapwing is an excellent resource for editing your videos online, and it offers solutions for making your Instagram videos longer. The tool that makes that happen is called Loop Video at Kapwing, and you can use it to loop your videos so that it becomes longer continuously. It has support for GIF images as well if you want to use those.

Once you access this online service, all you need to do is either upload the video from your computer or enter the URL of the video. It then allows you to loop your uploaded video so that it is longer than it originally was. You can try this as many times as you want.

kapwing make instagram video longer

Step 1. Go to the homepage of Kapwing. Click on the "Start Editing" button in the middle of the screen to upload your video. 

Step 2. Click on the video under the "All media" tab, and there will be some tools on your right side to edit the video.

Step 3. Under "Layer", select the "Duplicate" option, and you will get many clips of your video. Then, drag them to add them behind the original one.

Step 4. Click on the "Export Video" button, and you can save a longer video to your computer.

Part 3. How to Share a Video on Instagram Story With Music

Instagram is very strict about the size of your Instagram stories. If you upload a video that doesn't fit the required dimensions to your Instagram story, it will crop and sometimes zoom your video, which would cause a loss in quality. Therefore, you must know what kind of videos will be posted on Instagram without unwanted altering.

Videos posted to your Story can be up to 15 seconds per clip. However, you can post as many 15-second clips as you want to create a longer video. Moreover, the Instagram story dimensions for video are 1080 by 1920 pixels, and the video file size needs to be under 4GB. Moreover, the only two accepted video file formats are MP4 and MOV.

Step 1. Tap the "+" tab at the bottom of the screen.

Step 2. To upload a video from your phone's library, tap Library (on iPhone) or Gallery (on Android) at the bottom of the screen and select the video you'd like to share.

Step 3. Select "Share" to add the video to your Story.


To sum up, this post discussed how to make a video faster and longer as well as guide you through uploading the edited video to Instagram. If you are a Windows user, consider form functions and price, I still suggest you choose EaseUS Video Editor. Not only the power of the functions and the performance are the best. EaseUS Video Editor is a worthy choice, and you may not miss it!

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