How to Post a YouTube Video on Instagram

Last updated on November 29, 2019 by David, Cristopher

Instagram is one of the leading video-sharing social network platforms nowadays. There are more than hundreds of millions of accounts registered from all over the world. As of the developer’s survey last January 2019, almost 500 million users log-in in their Instagram account everyday. One feature of Instagram is it lets users share videos with their followers. These videos are either shared from a third-party app like YouTube, and some are taken by the users themselves. Also, it is necessary in case users want to post a teaser trailer of a promotional video. However, one significant problem of doing this is that Instagram has specific requirements to share videos with their feed. So, in this article, let us learn the way to share YouTube videos on Instagram using the best solution.

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Download YouTube Videos using Video Keeper

The best YouTube video downloader in the market today is AceThinker Video Keeper. This software allows users to download videos from over 100 video streaming websites. Also, the reason it is the best YouTube downloader because it can save playlists from the site within a few clicks. Aside from that, it features a multi-threading technology that uses the full bandwidth of the internet connection. With the help of this technology, it can download the videos three times faster compared to others, and in high quality. What also separates Video Keeper from the rest is its unique “Detect” function. The Detect feature is equipped with a built-in browser and downloads any video playing on the background. So, read the steps provided below to learn how to download YouTube videos.

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Step1 Download and Install the Software

First, click any of the “Download” buttons provided above according to your operating systems. Run and follow the installation process to save it to your device. Once done, launch Video Keeper to access its main interface.

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Step2 Download YouTube Video

Now, open a web browser to access the official website of YouTube. From the main page, browse and select any video you wish to download. Copy the URL of the selected video then go back to the interface of Video Keeper. From here, click the “Paste URL” button, and the software will download the link automatically. You can also track the download process from here.

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Step3 Play the Video

Wait for a few moments until the download is finished. Once done, go to the “Completed” section of the software to check the downloaded video. From here, you can either play, rename, or delete the YouTube video.

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Edit the Video using Video Keeper

Well, to post a YouTube video on Instagram is not as easy as it shows. Users will need to edit video to meet certain requirements before they can do the task. One general rule is that users are not allowed to share or post any explicit stuff. Also, Instagram prefers that the YouTube video to be shared is between 3 to 60 seconds long only. Nevertheless, all videos must be under MP4 or MOV format and the size should not be higher than 4GB. Luckily, AceThinker Video Keeper also proposes an intuitive video editing tool to cater to all of these requirements. So, let’s check the easy guide below to do it.

Step1 Convert the Downloaded Video

Access the main interface of Video Keeper, go to the “Convert” tab to select “Add Files”. From here, browse and select the video we need to load to the software. Click the “Drop-down” menu from the “Profile” option, then find “MP4” and select the resolution.

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Step2 Edit the Download Video

Next, we need to trim the video to a maximum length of 60 seconds. From here, click the “Edit” button and it will open a new window. From here, click the “Add Trim Marker” option to set the “Start” and “End” time of the clip you need to extract out of it. Once done, click “OK” to save the changes made.

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Step3 Check the Video

Once everything is set up, click the “Convert” button to render the changes made. Wait for a few seconds until it is done. Once finished, open the convert folder to check and play the edited video.

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Post Videos to Instagram

Sharing the edited video to Instagram would be our last and easiest step. One instance is that users can create a montage or mash-up of photos and videos and post it to their feed. In doing this, there is a more significant chance that a user might gain more followers. However, as mentioned earlier, this process is not that easy, especially there is no way to share a YouTube video to Instagram directly. Luckily, following the method above would help us to do it. To learn more about it, check the guide below, and let’s go to the last step of this tutorial.

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User Guide:

  • Open Instagram and access your account. Also, the edited video must be transferred to a mobile phone so that we can post it.
  • From the interface of Instagram, tap the “Plus” icon to search and upload the video you want to share. Once selected, hit “Next” to continue.
  • Next, you add some filters, description, or tag any followers you have. Once done, click the “Share” button located at the top-right corner of the app to post it.
  • Wait for a few moments until the video is uploaded. Once done, go to your “Profile” and see the video is posted.

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