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How to Speed Up Video for Instagram [2022 Guide]

Written by, Alex Bosnjak

Updated May, 14, 2022

Are you looking for a way to speed up the videos you want to post on Instagram? No matter which device you’ll be using, in this blog post, I’ll walk you through how to speed up videos on each one.

How to Speed Up Video for Instagram on All Devices

Let’s go over step-by-step instructions for iOS, Mac, Windows and Android devices. In addition, there is a web-based software you can use.

Instructions for iOS Users

Hyperlapse is an excellent app for speeding up videos on your iPhone. To use it, download it from AppStore the app and then follow these steps:

  • Open the Hyperlapse app and tap “Import.”
  • Choose the video you want to speed up.
  • Then, choose how fast you want to play it back.
  • When you’re happy with your settings, tap “Done” in the top right corner.
  • Finally, tap “Export” in the bottom right corner to save your video.

Instructions for Mac Users

If you use a Mac device, you can try iMovie to speed up your videos before posting them on Instagram. To do so, follow these steps:

  • Open iMovie and enter your project.
  • Choose the video you want to speed up from your computer.
  • Click “Create Movie.”
  • In the toolbar in Viewer, press the “Speed” button.
  • A pop-up menu will appear, and you’ll be able to choose the following speeds: 2x, 4x, 8x, 20x

Instructions for Android Users

Do you want to speed up your videos on Instagram but don’t know how? With Filmr, it’s easy! Just follow these steps:

  • Download and open the Filmr app.
  • Choose whether you want to make a new video or import an existing one from the camera roll.
  • Press three dots in the left bottom area in the timeline and press “speed”.
  • You can speed up videos in the range of 1x to 3x.
  • In addition, you can add text, music, and filters and change the format.
  • When you’re happy with your settings, tap “Done” in the top right corner.
  • Finally, tap the Share button to save a new video or share it on social media platforms such as Instagram.

Instructions for PC Users

If you’re looking for a way to speed up your videos on Instagram but don’t have a smartphone, don’t worry. You can still do it with Windows Video Editor. To do so, simply follow these steps:

  • Open Video Editor on Windows and click a new video project or choose an existing one.
  • In the Project library area, click “Add” so you can import videos.
  • Find the video you wish to speed up.
  • In the Storyboard area, click on the speed button.
  • A small pop-up window will appear, and you’ll be able to choose the speed up to 64x.
  • What’s more, you can add 3d effects, filters, and add text.
  • In the right upper corner, press “Finish video” to export it.

Instructions for Web-Based Software

Wevideo is a great online tool that you can use to speed up your videos. Follow these instructions:

  • Go to Wevideo’s website and create a free account.
  • Choose for what purpose you’re using Wevideo.
  • Then, press “Create New” and choose video.
  • Import a video from your device.
  • Then drag it to the bottom area in the row for video edits and double click on it.
  • A pop-up window will show up, choose the last tab and speed your video up to 10x.
  • Other things you can do are cropping, transforming, colour-changing, and adding animations.
  • When you’re done, press “Save changes” for the edits, and then “Finish” to save the project.

Conclusion

Now you know five different ways to speed up your videos on Instagram, and you’re ready to post them on Instagram. Lastly, you might need additional things like effects, text, and animations, so I provided software solutions with some or all features.