Those who use Instagram business to promote their brand or build their brand identity are aware of the real challenge of creating content, but also using the right tools to make a difference with their posts.
In order to use Instagram as a powerful marketing tool, we have selected a list of Instagram applications to help you improve the quality of your posts and also to save you time for the content creation.
Let’s start with the photo editing applications first!
1. VSCO (available on iOS & Android)
VSCO is one of the most popular and original photo editing applications. In fact, it is so popular that the hashtag # VSCO contains more than 200 million Instagram posts.
There are 10 free preset filters that make your phone’s photos appear as if they were taken on film. Various photo editing tools are also available to help you improve the quality of your photos, such as contrast and saturation.
2. Avatan photo editor (available on iOS & Android)
In addition to offering effects and filters to apply to your original photo, the Avatan photo editor makes it easy to edit photos and create your own custom photo effects. The basic version of this photo editing application is free, although by making purchases within the application, it is possible to add additional features or advanced tools.
3. Snapseed (available on iOS & Android)
You can perform significant photo editing tasks in Snapseed, beyond simply adding presets. There are 29 tools and features that let you edit photos by removing elements (or even people) from the photo, adjusting the geometry of buildings, using curves to control the brightness of your image, and enhancing images with incredible precision.
4. Adobe lightroom photo (available on iOS & Android)
Adobe products are known for their powerful photo editing capabilities. Using the application’s editing tools, you can capture and edit unprocessed images and improve the quality of photos by adjusting hue, saturation, exposure, shadows, and more.
After editing your photos to perfection, here are our best applications to upgrade your photos with photo montages:
1. Layout from Instagram (available on iOS & Android)
Easily create collages using this free Instagram app, compiling up to nine photos in various combinations. Choose pictures from your library or take them as you go with the application’s built-in photo booth. Layout allows you to easily create different collage layouts, associate the collage with filters and add other custom elements, and share them in Instagram.
2. Appfortype (available on iOS & Android)
It is one of the best Instagram app for typography lovers. In addition to designs, frames and collage templates, AppForType offers 60 font choices to overlay on your brand photo. What really sets this Instagram application apart is the ability to take a photo of your own handwriting and upload it into the application.
3. Grid and square maker (available on Android)
Grid and Square Maker turns any picture into a grid for Instagram, also dividing that picture into several square images while keeping a high resolution. Your brand can thus create a dynamic around an important ad.
In addition to being a grid generator, Grid and Square Maker also transforms pictures into panoramic images and crops the pictures into a square perfect for the Instagram format.
4. Hyperlapse from Instagram (available on iOS)
This free Instagram app allows you to capture quality videos in real time, without having to carry bulky photographic equipment. Capture videos while holding your phone, as the application stabilizes the captured video. Then share it with Instagram. You can also accelerate the video up to 12 times the original speed, creating an interesting effect and an attractive way to view video content that has been captured slowly over time.
5. Inshot (available on iOS & Android)
It is one of the best Instagram apps for video editing, mainly because it is very complete. You can trim, cut, split, merge and crop video clips. It is easy to adjust parameters such as brightness and saturation. And adding music to the video is one of InShot’s main features. In addition, this application has features specific to Instagram, such as making the video square for Instagram display.
6. Magisto Video editor (available on iOS & Android)
This Instagram app is a video tool powered by artificial intelligence. It uses artificial intelligence to find the most interesting and eye-catching parts of your footage to create videos that resonate with the audience. It also uses its algorithm to incorporate edits, effects and transitions to take your clip to the next level.