instagramlogoInstagram today announced plans to increase the maximum length of videos uploaded to the social network from 15 seconds to 60 seconds, giving iOS users an opportunity to upload and share much longer videos.

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.

iOS users are also regaining the ability to create videos out of multiple clips from the camera roll, a feature that was available once before but was removed when Instagram simplified its video tools. With Instagram version 7.19, iOS users will once again be able to make videos from several different video clips.

As for longer 60 second videos, Instagram is rolling out the feature starting today. Some customers will have immediate access to the longer video option, while others will gain it in the coming months.

Top Rated Comments

Caliber26 Avatar
85 months ago
YES!! As someone who creates a lot of time-lapse videos, I've been frustrated with the 15-second limitation but this will make a huge difference. I'm not so happy about their supposed new algorithm but this is definitely welcome news.
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xDKP Avatar
85 months ago
Hmmm this will surely just open the floodgates to the enormous amount of ****** shared videos from Facebook. Add the loss of chronological view going away soon and this might be the worst twist of directions in a long time for Instagram
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jorkie Avatar
85 months ago
How about bringing back embedded photos in Twitter?
Aren't you mad at Twitter there, not Instagram?
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MacCubed Avatar
85 months ago
@MacRumors, The update to a algorithmic based feed was cancelled!!!
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
dwaltwhit Avatar
85 months ago
im not cool enough for instagram :(
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
dannyyankou Avatar
85 months ago
How about bringing back embedded photos in Twitter?
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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