Video specifications and dimensions depend on the type of post:

Regular In-Feed Posts

For the regular organic posting, the max file size for Instagram video depends on the orientation:

  • Square: 1800 x 1800 px, aspect ratio 1:1;
  • Vertical: 1080 x 1350 px, aspect ratio 4:5;
  • Video length: 3 - 60 sec;
  • File size: 4 GB;
  • Supported formats: MP4 and MOV only.

Stories

There are some essential differences between an In-Feed post and a Story:

  • The min Instagram Story video size is 600 x 1067 px;
  • The best-recommended one is 1080 x 1920 px;
  • Aspect ratio: 9:16;
  • Length: 15 sec.

IGTV

IGTV stands for Instagram Television:

  • Aspect ratio: 9:16;
  • The minimum resolution is 720 x 1280;
  • Video length depends on a way of uploading: 15 minutes max if a recording is imported from a mobile device, up to 60 minutes for web uploads;
  • File size: 650 MB - 3.6 GB;
  • Frame rate: 30 fps;
  • Format: MP4 only.

In-Feed and Explore Ads

  • Landscape: minimum 500 x 281 px, aspect ratio 16:9;
  • Square: minimum 500 x 500 px, aspect ratio 1:1;
  • Portrait: minimum 500 x 625 px, aspect ratio 4:5;
  • Video length: 1 - 120 sec;
  • File size: 30 MB.

Story Ads

  • Aspect ratio: 9:16;
  • The minimum resolution: 500 x 889;
  • Length: 1 - 120 sec;
  • File size: 30 MB.

Carousel Ads

When it comes to a Carousel – a series of 2-10 short clips – the situation changes.

  • Aspect ratio: 1:1;
  • It consists of square frames only, the Instagram square video size in this case will be 1080 x 1080 px;
  • File size: 4 GB;
  • Max length: 60 sec;
  • Formats: MP4, MOV.
  • Aspect ratio: 9:16;
  • Resolution: 1080 x 1920 px;
  • File size: 4 GB;
  • Max length: 15 sec;
  • Formats: MP4, MOV.
  • Aspect ratio: 1:1;
  • Resolution: 1080 x 1080 px;
  • File size: 4 GB;
  • Max length: 15 sec;
  • Formats: MP4, MOV.

Making your recording meet all those complicated specifications can be a tiresome task but there is a tool with ready presets for all those types of Instagram posts and ads that can help you.

How to Make Your Video Fit an Instagram Size

  1. Upload a recording

    Open Online Video Resizer by Clideo in any browser. Click or tap a big blue button to import files from your device.

    Upload a video to make it fit an Instagram size

    Call a drop-down menu to select clips from Google Drive or Dropbox, or to upload a video from any online resource by pasting a direct URL.

  2. Resize the video

    Choose a ready preset for any type of social media post you need: Instagram, Youtube, Snapchat, Facebook or Twitter. Zoom the frame and change its position if you want. Choose the background color or blur it.

    Choose a preset to make the video fit Instagram size

    Don’t forget to select an output format – we recommend sticking to MP4 as it’s the most supported one.

    When you are done, click “Resize”.

  3. Save the result

    Download the video of Instagram size

    Have a quick preview and save the resized video to your personal device or cloud storage. If you feel like continuing editing, click an arrow “Back to edit”.