Upload Downloaded YouTube Video to Instagram Launch the Instagram app and add a new post as you would usually do. Select the YouTube video saved in your phone’s Gallery or Camera roll. Put in the caption and you are all set to share it with your followers on Instagram. Click the Download button next to the desired format. If you want to download the video, select one of the green Download links next to the desired file size and type. To download just the audio, click the Audio tab to select one of the options. If you want a smaller file, go with a lower resolution.
So, you have a lot of funny videos that you have shot and edited with Pixiko. You have posted it on a YouTube channel and enjoy the growing number of views. But you want to be even more popular. How can you achieve that? It’s very easy. Everything is easy with Pixiko! You need to promote your Instagram and upload videos on your account.
Unfortunately, you can't share a link of your extraordinary video on YouTube. Download it and then post it on Instagram. You can download a video from YouTube by apps on your smartphone or through websites. Also there are a lot of computer programs for it. After that, check the format of your video. It should suit Instagram rules. The most appropriate one is MP4. But how to change a video format? Elementary, my dear Watson!
After saving your edited video, share it on Instagram. Just upload it to your mobile device, go to the popular App and upload it by usual way. You can make stories or a 1:1 post. Now sit back and wait for new subscribers. At the same time, Pixiko will rest in order to be ready for generating of your new video clips!
Ever wished you could share a YouTube video on Instagram?
After all, YouTube is pretty popular. It’s the second largest search engine in the world. We watch approximately one billion hours of YouTube a day. Just think about that number for a second. One. Billion. Hours. That’s roughly 1,600 human lifetimes.
It’s a good bet, then, that some of that video content will be perfect for your Instagram audience, either as posts or Instagram stories. However, there’s no direct way to share YouTube videos to Instagram at the moment. That’s why we’ll show you this little-known workaround to upload videos to YouTube. Got your Instagram account ready? Let’s do this.
But before we get technical, there’s something else we need to talk about.
Why would you want to jump through the hoops to share YouTube videos on Instagram? Here are a few reasons you might consider it.
You can create a teaser trailer for a longer YouTube video and post it to Instagram, then use that to drive traffic back.
Or you can make a trailer for a video you’d like to promote — just make sure you’re giving credit where it’s due. If you run affiliate marketing promotions, this could be something to test and add to your toolkit.
If you’ve been making YouTube content for a while but didn’t keep the original files from years ago, you can download some old favorites and create a mash-up. A trip down memory lane could be something your Instagram followers would love.
Under the Fair Use Act you can use videos as long as they’re used for transformative and educational purposes. You can use YouTube footage to illustrate a point or share an educational tidbit. Just make sure you double-check with the laws of the state or country you’re in.
While creating videos just for Instagram can feel like a bit of a hassle, it doesn’t have to be. With Biteable, you can quickly and easily make gorgeous videos that match your brand colors and look great in your feed.
Just choose one of our Instagram video templates and get started for free.
Alright. Now it’s time to show you the sneaky tech workaround you can use to post a YouTube video to Instagram (and keep your social media feed fresh).
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Instagram have made sharing videos from YouTube pretty difficult. Almost impossible, even. But there is a way, if you’re willing to jump through a few hoops. We’ll show you how to do this on your mobile device, but a similar method should be just as easy on your computer.
To do this on your iPhone, go to the App Store and download an app like Video Get. We found it by searching for “YouTube video downloader”, but almost any app that says it can download videos from YouTube will do. You can find a similar YouTube downloader app if you’re on an Android phone, too.
Depending on which app you end up with to download YouTube videos, they should walk you through the exact process of downloading a video from YouTube. Here’s how it works for Video Get.
1. Open up the app and click on File
2. Select Download browser
3. At the bottom of the screen you’ll see the browser box. Type in https://youtube.com, then use YouTube’s search or the video URL to find the video you want to download.
4. When you click on the video file you want to download, Video Get will create a pop-up. Click Download and you’re all set.
Instagram has a few video requirements: mainly, no uploading explicit stuff and you can only post videos to Instagram if they’re between 3 and 60 seconds long. If the YouTube video you want to share is longer, it’s time to do some editing.
If you’re using Video Get you can use their internal video editor to make some adjustments. Or you can use an editing app like FilmoraGo or Instasize.
Next, you need to move your video out of your downloading app and to your Camera Roll. To do that in Video Get, start playing the video, then click on the share icon in the bottom menu.
Next, click on Save to camera roll. If you’re prompted, the best video format for Instagram is MP4.
2. Give the video its Instagram-worthy makeover. Add a filter, trim it, or add a custom cover. Make sure you take the video quality into consideration (you don’t want to be uploading low-quality content!)
3. Log into the Instagram app. Add a caption, hashtags, and location tagging if it’s relevant, then hit that Share button.
If the video you downloaded isn’t yours, and comes from someone else’s YouTube channel, make sure to attribute it to them and source the original.
Even if you’re just using parts of an original video, attribute where necessary. If you’re not sure, check the laws in your area — it’s always better to be on the right side of copyright law.
Ta-da! You have now done what many think is impossible and shared a YouTube video on Instagram.
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