One of your favorite social networks is Instagram . You would spend hours and hours looking at the endless list of photos and videos on this popular platform. Especially, you love movies that are posted by a group of users and would like to know if there is a way to download them, so you can save them in your device’s Gallery and review them whenever you want.
If this is what you need, you will surely be happy to know that the answer is yes: in the next chapters of my tutorial, in fact, I will talk to you about app to download videos from Instagram which I consider valid to mention. On Android, in fact, it is possible to find several apps that can help you carry out this task, all through a few simple taps. Even in the iOS / iPadOS App Store, albeit in a more limited way, there are solutions of this type that perform very well for the intended purpose.
How you say? Are you interested in this question and would like to know more? So take five minutes of free time and try the applications I’m about to offer you. You will see that using them to download the videos of your interest from Instagram will be really a walk. Enjoy your reading and have fun!
App to download videos from Instagram: Android
Let’s start this discussion by seeing in more detail some apps to download videos from Instagram on Android . You will surely find the solutions listed below very useful.
INS Video Downloader
The first app to download videos from Instagram I want to tell you about is INS Video Downloader , which is available both on the Play Store and on alternative stores for Android and has a simple and intuitive user interface. It allows you to download a maximum of two videos per day for free (but the number can be increased by watching advertising videos). To remove the limitations and advertisements, you need to purchase the full version at a cost of € 1.09 / month.
To use it, after downloading it, you must first locate the link of the video to download within the Instagram app. Then start the app in question on your smartphone and, once you have identified the movie of your interest, tap on the icon with the symbol of the three dots that you find in the top or bottom corner bottom right, and then click on Copy link . This way you will have copied the URL of the video in question to the clipboard of your device.
Now start the app INS Video Downloader which, automatically, after you have granted the necessary permissions for its operation, will recognize the video, offering you its preview image. At this point, to download it, click on the Download button.
At the end of the download, the video will be saved in the your device’s default gallery and you can also find it in the Download> Downloaded section of the app.
Downloader for Instagram
Another app to download videos from Instagram which, thanks to its minimal user interface, is very simple to use is Downloader for Instagram . You can download it for free from the Play Store or from alternative stores.
It consists of only two screens: the first is called Guide and serves the purpose of reminding users of the application of its use, with an explanation in English. The second screen, called Download , is useful for downloading videos from the famous social network.
If, then , you want to download a video from Instagram using this application, the first thing you need to do is locate the video to download in the Facebook-owned photo social network app. Once this is done, click on the icon with the three dots symbol that you can see in the lower right or upper right corner.
Then tap on the Copy link item and, by doing this, you will have obtained the link of the Instagram video to download. Then go back to the Downloader for Instagram application and wait for the automatic recognition of the URL (or paste it manually in the text field at the top).
At this point, to download the movie, grant the app the permissions necessary for its operation and press the Save video button. You will then find the content in your device’s default gallery.
FastSave for Instagram
Fast Save is an app to download videos from Instagram that focuses on speed of use, with the aim of allowing you to download videos in a few seconds.
Then start the application, once you have it downloaded from the Android Play Store (or via alternative stores) and activate the fast download service. To do this, simply move the lever from OFF to ON corresponding to the FastSave Service item.
At this point, tap the Open Instagram button: this will start the application of the photo social network and you can search for the video you want to download. Did you find it? Very well! Tap on the icon with the three dots symbol at the top right or bottom right and then click on Copy link .
Once this is done, the FastSave app will download it, showing its progress in the Android drop-down menu: once the download is complete, tap on the notification, in order to start the app and see the downloaded video, by tapping on its thumbnail.
App to download videos from Instagram: iPhone
Let’s see, now, some solutions that can be useful to download videos from Instagram on iPhone . I am sure you will be satisfied with the apps in question.
If you are using a device with iOS / iPadOS operating system, such as an iPhone or a iPad , one of the apps that I suggest you install, in order to download a video from Instagram, is InstDown , which can be downloaded for free from the App Store.
To use InstDown , you must first go to the Instagram app and locate the video you want to download. Once found, tap on it, in order to view it, and then tap on the icon with the symbol of the three dots that you can find at the top right or bottom right. Then tap on the Copy link item to copy the link of the video in question to the clipboard.
Open, now, the Instdown application and wait for the link to be automatically recognized, otherwise copy it manually in the text box visible on the screen, corresponding to the item put your link . Then press the button with the down arrow symbol and wait for the video to be downloaded to your device’s memory.
If requested, accept that the application has access to the Photos app of iOS / iPadOS ; this way he can save the video in the default gallery of your device.
The InstaSave app also allows you to download videos from Instagram in no time eye. It is, in fact, a free app for iOS / iPadOS that allows you to paste previously copied Instagram links, allowing you to download them quickly and easily. The app, although free, has advertising banners, which can be removed at a cost of € 1.09.
To use it, after downloading it from the iOS / iPadOS App Store, locate the video of your interest in the Instagram app and press the symbol of the three dots and then on the Copy link button, to copy the URL to the clipboard.
Now, launch the InstaSave app and, on the main screen, press the Paste Link button. Wait, then, for the video to be processed and then press the Repost button. At the end of the advertising video, you can download the video by pressing the Repost button again and, finally, on the Save Video item.
App to download videos from Instagram: PC
Do you mean download Instagram videos from PC ? In this case, I can only suggest the use of an online tool, called Save From Net , able to perform the purpose in question very well.
The mentioned service, in fact, is totally free and can be used through the specific website, as well as as a free extension for browsers based on Chromium (for example Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge ), as well as for Firefox, performs this task very well, as well as quickly.
Therefore, to use it, all you need to do is paste the URL of the previous Instagram video copied from the browser address bar into the text field located in the center of the screen. Once this is done, as soon as the video is recognized, click on the Download MP4 button, in order to download it to your computer.
Applications to download videos from Instagram Stories
If you want to download videos from Instagram Stories , you’ll be happy to know that you can do it easily, using online services and apps that allow download of these contents in a simple and immediate way.
Among the solutions of this type that I recommend you use is Insta-Stories, a Web service that allows, once you have typed the name of the account from which to download the stories, to proceed with their download in one click.
How much to the apps, I suggest instead Save Stories for Android and Storized for Instagram for iOS / iPadOS, both free and very easy to use.
For further information related to the use of these and other tools to download Instagram stories, I invite you to read my guide dedicated more specifically to the topic.
Salvatore Aranzulla is the most widely read blogger and IT popularizer in Italy. He is known for discovering vulnerabilities in Google and
Microsoft. He collaborates with computer magazines and edited the technological column of the newspaper Il Messaggero. He is the founder of Aranzulla.it, one of the
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