Being designed with photo-sharing and video-sharing social networking service, Instagram creates a good platform for users to easily capture and share photos & videos to followers. Sometimes, in order to gain popularity, you will be in the mood for uploading a special video to Instagram. However, not every knows how to cut videos for Instagram at home to make it qualified and matchable. Today, we list 2 best solutions here to help you.

Part 1. Quick Guide to Cut Instagram Video Directly

Honestly, it's unnecessary for you to cut a video with other 3rd-party software or apps. You can go straight to use your Instagram app to do this job as it can cut video for Instagram story in a pretty simple manner. Even though it doesn't ideally cut video the way you want it to, it works for basic video shortening. Nevertheless, it's unavailable to remove the middle part of your video, adjust the clips' sequence and also the cutting process is not precise enough.

Step 1 Open Instagram and select video to upload

instagram upload
To begin with, you should get your Instagram app started and then click the "+" option to upload video. You will be led to your local gallery. Then have a fast browse, choose the video you like and press the "Next" button to continue.

Step 2 Trim/Cut video to appropriate section

instagram trim
Next you have to click the "Trim" option to cut your video to a shorter length. Move the slider and locate it to the segment where you would like to keep and share. When your required section is confirmed and ready, you can tap on the "Next" button to upload it to your Instagram.

Part 2. Professional Steps to Cut Video for Instagram Effortlessly

Now Joyoshare Media Cutter is highly recommended here to rescue you. It integrates video cutting, cropping, rotating, merging and editing into one. Best of all, it offers ability to cut video in an exact way and handily helps to get rid of unwanted parts. Besides, the full compatibility makes it support all kinds of video formats, like MP4, M4V, MOV, AVI, MKV, 4K video, WMV, ASF, SWF, FLV, etc. You can also let it compatible with iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Sony, HTC, Windows phone, PSP, etc.

Other than that, Joyoshare Media Cutter can be used to cut YouTube video for Instagram, Facebook, Vimeo and more different platforms losslessly. What magic is that it allows you to add watermark, insert subtitle, apply effect, adjust audio and specify parameters as you wish. Else, this tool performs at up to 60X faster speed to delight you.

Key Features of Joyoshare Media Cutter:

Cut and merge videos without quality loss

With built-in media player, preview window and video editor

Adjust codec, bit rate, resolution, sample rate, aspect ratio, etc.

Support many popular formats & devices and work at 60X speed

Step 1 Import specific video to Joyoshare

joyoshare media cutter add video
Download Joyoshare Media Cutter from official website and launch it on your computer. Make your video prepared and simply drag-n-drop it to this program's main interface. Or you can click the "Open" button to import video.

Step 2 Set time interval for video

select video section
You can adjust the yellow handles to position both beginning and end for your video. Or just set start time and end time for temporal interval. Both of methods will accurately cut your video. Surely, it's practical to click the "+" icon to add more segments from the same video source and tick "Merge Segments" to combine all together.

Step 3 Choose a mode to cut/edit video

mode formats
Hit the "Format" panel to select a mode to cut or edit your video. If you just cut and join video clips from same source, choose the "High-Speed" mode to do it losslessly and fast. If you desire to edit and customize video, choose the "Encoding" mode to do it flexibly and professionally. After that, remember to confirm output format for your imported video as well.

Step 4 Start to cut Instagram video

As everything is ready, you can click the "Start" button to initiate a cutting process. Having done it, the video can directly be uploaded to your Instagram and share with friends.
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July 5, 2019 9:38 AM

Updated by Josh White to Video Cutting

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