In this last step, you hit ‘Export’ on the timeline, choose an appropriate format you want the video, and press ‘Export.’ You can upload the edited video directly to Instagram or select where to locate it later.
Section 2.Speed up the video to fit on Instagram
Increasing the video playback speed can also achieve the effect of shortening the Instagram video length. You can accelerate the speed of your Instagram videos with Wondershare Filmora X easily.
Here is a step-by-step guide;
Step1. Upload the Instagram video on Filmora video editor
Import your edited Instagram clips or a new video to edit its speed on Wondershare Filmora. Don’t worry about the format of the video. Filmora supports almost all video formats.
Step2. One-click to speed up the video
Drag the Instagram video to the track on the Timeline. When you right-click, Speed and Duration will appear as a pop-up on the screen with speed numbers. This will indicate the speed at which you can adjust to what you want.
1 is the original speed, 2 will double the rate, and you can adjust the video’s pace onwards.
Again, you can increase the Instagram video speed by dragging the speed slider to the right.
Video audio speed changes with speed adjustment. If you want to keep the original audio speed, detach the audio from the video, do some editing like removing background noise. You will need to double click on the audio editing panel.
Maybe you have wanted to add a new sound; here is a guide on replacing audio in a video in Filmora
In a world where social media reduces human attention fast, increasing Instagram video speed might be the best idea to deliver your message quickly when using video.
However, these two ways of cutting video length to fit Instagram has their advantages and disadvantages.
Provide more details in less time.
Attention is the new currency. To get more viewers for your Instagram video as users are quickly scrolling the news feed to find cool videos, yours has to increase watching speed. Again, you get to pass more details to your audience in less time.
Create a cinematic feel
Increased video speed creates a motion effect that makes the video cool to watch. This can draw attention to your Instagram viewers resulting in more engagement.
Corrects missing timestamps
When recording Instagram videos, you sometimes record not as clear due to camera motion. With accelerating speed, you can correct these errors and remove any missing timestamps.
When increasing video speed, the audio is affected. To get the original sound, you need to edit it. Or better yet, you can add a new soundtrack, which will you a little more time to edit.
Increased video size
When accelerating the speed of Instagram video when editing increases the video size, this, in turn, loads very slow when uploading on Instagram.
You can also solve this by ensuring your internet speed is high when updating your Instagram account with video.
Cutting your Instagram video length on your Mac is easier than you think. The above step-by-step guide will help you cut the perfect Instagram video clips to share with your followers and see your engagement skyrocket.
With increased video speed, you can quickly spread your message with more details in a concise, well-edited Instagram video.