That’s four times the current time limit? Yes! Fans of Instagram will be able to record even longer videos for sharing with their friends and anyone else on the planet after the photo and video-based social network has announced that it will soon begin rolling out 60-seconds video capabilities for its users and be accepted.
Currently, those eager to get their story across via the medium of video need to keep their masterpiece down to just 15 seconds, wants more, which isn’t enough to truly create anyone’s best work. Aknowledged by someone inside Instagram agrees, starting now and rolling out to every user in the next few weeks, Instagram will allow videos of up to a minute to be posted to the service.
We want to bring you fun, flexible and creative ways to create and watch video on Instagram. As part of our continued commitment, you’ll soon have the flexibility to tell your story in up to 60 seconds of video. This is one step of many you’ll see this year.
The app although was accepting maximum duration limit of 15 seconds of video shares, and after Instagram citing user engagement with videos jumping 40 percent over the last six months as a contributing factor to the expanded time limit. With iOS users getting an added bonus: the ability to stitch multiple video clips from their phone’s camera rolls together into a single video.
Instagram has also announced that it would be bringing a much-loved feature back to iPhones. That feature is, of course aforementioned, merge multiple videos into one. That will no doubt prove even more useful with the new 60-seconds videos, and we can only pleased to see Instagram reintate that capability for iOS users. Anyone running Instagram for iOS version 7.19 is good to go in that regard.
For iOS, we’re also bringing back the ability to make videos out of multiple clips from your camera roll.
However, Instagram’s new extended video uploads will be available to people on all platforms, though we aren’t seeing the results of that just yet on our accounts. Facebook-owned Instagram service does say that thsi will be roling out to those users starting today, so check back tomorrow – or the day after that and so on – if you’re still limited to the totally limiting 15-seconds uploads.
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