How to post a TikTok video on Instagram

Filmed from the app, TikTok videos are vertical or 9:16. However Instagram doesn’t permit you to share full 9:16 videos; the max size for an Instagram Post is 4:5. To post TikTok videos on Instagram without cropping, you need to resize the video first and add padding on the left and right.

Posting TikTok videos is a fun way to show off a music video you recorded or production you created. People put plenty of work into TikTok videos; therefore why not publish them on your Instagram for the world to see? This same technique applies for any narrow, 9:16 video you film or have saved on your phone.

In this article, I’ll describe how to resize your videos so you can post TikTok videos on Instagram. This tutorial uses a free, online video editing website called Kapwing. Kapwing works on both your phone and computer, and you won’t need to download any software to use it.

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