Instagram Tools

 

 

 

Instagram tools

 

Later

Later allows you to queue up multiple posts (including captions) for your visual content marketing efforts.

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Sprout Social

Sprout Social is a complete social media management platform that also offers measurement, monitoring and management of your Instagram profiles.

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ScheduGram

ScheduGram is useful both for management and scheduling, as it allows you to upload multiple images at once, either to post them immediately, or schedule them for a future date.

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Autogrammer

Autogrammer offers similar services to ScheduGram (management and scheduling of Instagram posts), but it also allows marketers to add multiple social networks on the platform, going beyond Instagram.

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Hootsuite

Hootsuite is one of the most popular tools for social media management.

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Buffer

Buffer recently announced the integration of Instagram to its supported social networks, competing with Hootsuite once again in the big battle of the complete social media management platforms.

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Agorapulse

Agorapulse offers a complete social media management platform for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram and LinkedIn and it can be very useful for the monitoring and the management of multiple social accounts.

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Layout

Layout is Instagram’s own app that lets you combine multiple photos to create a single image.

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Boomerang

Boomerang is Instagram’s video app that can create a quick video with simple edits, or help you turn a series of photos into a mini video.

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VSCO

If you like Instagram’s filters, then VSCO can take your photo editing to the next level. It is both a photo editing app and a social network and it is offering high quality filters to transform any image into a beautiful post.

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Snapseed

Snapseed is another great option for image enhancement and it offers a great control of professional photo editing, which lets you retouch, adjust, perfect any image.

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Prisma

Prisma is a recent addition that became popular for its artistic filters, inspired by famous artists, such as Van Gogh, Picasso, and Levitan.

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Repost

Repost is the most popular app for content curation and it easily allows you to discover and share user-generated content.

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Wishpond

Wishpond is a lead generation platform offering many handy tools, with Instagram Hashtag Contest being one of them.

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Yotpo

Yotpo blends the management of user-generated content with advertising, which makes it a very appealing option for Instagram marketing.

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Plann

Plann, formerly known as Plan Your Gram, is a visual planner and scheduler for Instagram which can be very useful if you feel more productive planning your content in advance in the most visual way.

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Mulpix

Mulpix is a powerful Instagram search engine, helping you to discover new content through multiple hashtags.

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Iconosquare

Iconosquare is among the most popular Instagram tools and it helps you organise, understand and measure your content.

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Ink361

Ink361 provides insights for marketers trying to grow and engage with their audience on Instagram.

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Crowdfire

Crowdfire helps you discover the best times to post on Instagram, along with the right hashtags to improve your posts’ performance.

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Simply Measured

Simply Measured is a useful analytics tool that helps you analyse your posts, from the best time, to the best filter, along with the rate of your current engagement, based on the interaction that you followers have with your posts.

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Websta

Websta is a free tool that helps marketers understand their audience and how their Instagram accounts can see further growth.

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Like2Buy

Curalate has created Like2Buy to make your Instagram feed shoppable, turning engagement into conversions.

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Soldsie

Soldsie hopes to increase the conversions from your Instagram presence with Have2Have.It by using the bio link to drive ecommerce traffic.

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Inselly

Inselly is a simple tool that turns your photos into products with the use of a single hashtag. All you have to do is to upload a photo, add the hashtag #inselly and you’re immediately informing your customers that the particular product is currently for sale.

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Like2Have.it

Like2Have.it is similar to Like2Buy, turning your photos into products that can be purchased through the custom site.

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Showcase

Showcase promises to make social ecommerce simple and it works with your Instagram bio link leading to a customised shoppable gallery.

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Hashtagify

Hashtagify is a great way to get ideas for hashtags to use. I use it to find more hashtags to use for my posts, which I can then check with Tagboard to get more data.

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Tagboard

This is a great tool for refining your hashtags.

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Picodash

Picodash makes it easy to search Instagram

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iGetter

iGetter is a simple Android app which enables you to download images or videos from Instagram.

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4kStogram

4kStogram is an excellent free web tool to use to download Instagram pictures and videos, with their captions to your computer.

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Wyng

Wyng is a platform that lets you find user-generated content from many channels, get the rights to use the content, and use that content through your buyer journey.

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Olapic

Using Olapic you can Collect content in real time from your customers all over the world, Approve the content you’d like to represent your brand and link it to your products, Approve the content you’d like to represent your brand and link it to your products, Request the rights to use the content, Showcase the content on your website, and Measure the influence this has on your engagement, sales, and revenue

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Camera+

Instead of editing your existing photos, Camera+ helps you take better photos.

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Lapse It

Lapse It is an app that enables you to record or turn existing videos into time lapse videos.

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Hyperlapse

Hyperlapse comes with stabilization image processing, making it great for short clips whilst holding your phone – but, it only supports 12x speed increases, compared to Lapse It’s 240x.

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PicPlayPost

PicPlayPost is a great all round collage app for mobile and desktop, allowing for the use of video and gifs, music, watermarks and live photos.

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A Color Story

A Colour Story is a beautiful mobile image editing tool.

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Afterlight

Afterlight is the perfect image editing app for quick and straightforward editing.

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Photogrid

Photogrid is an editing tool with a lot of versatility.

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Instasize

Instasize is a little more grown up than Photogrid.

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Giant square

Giant square is a simple tool that allows you to break up large images into sets of smaller ones.

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PIP camera

PIP Camera is a great tool to create “photo in photo” images, giving you yet another option to spice up your Instagram feed

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Superimpose

Superimpose enables you to select out the focal point of one picture and change its background to another.

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Tangent

Tangent is a photo editing tool that comes with loads of artistic frames and stickers to take your posts to the next level.

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Tiny Planet

Tiny Planet is another simple but effective way of livening up your Instagram feed.

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Photofy

If you’re looking for a great quality photo editor for your mobile device, Photofy is likely for you.

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Picfx

PicFx is another mobile filter tool with a more refined palette. It offers 100+ layerable and rotatable effects that can be strengthened and weakened.

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BeautyPlus

Beauty Plus is a selfie editor that allows you to easily retouch photos

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Over

Over is one of the best-rated text addition tools for mobile.

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Piclab

PicLab is a great option for adding stylized text and stickers to your photos.

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Quick

Quick is, as you would expect, a quick way to add print text to your images.

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A Beautiful Mess

A Beautiful Mess is another great app to add text and graphic overlays to your images that really keep to Instagram’s vibe.

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Rhonna Designs

Rhonna designs features some great metallic text overlays to make your photos really pop.

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Word Swag

Word Swag is a text app with the added benefit of applying graphic font templates to your messages.

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Enlight

Enlight is one of the top rated all in one photo editors for iOS.

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PicsArt

PicsArt is a fantastic tool to create professional images with a simple and accessible mobile tool.

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Pablo

Pablo is Buffer’s answer to Canva (covered further down this list) but it’s focused on the creation of images for social media.

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Piktochart

Piktochart is a web-based design app, this time with a focus on infographics.

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Canva

Canva is a great tool designed to help novices produce professional designs.

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Fotor

Fotor is a web-based photo editing app (with iOS and Android support). It offers high-quality effects and filters paired with an elegant user interface, making spicing up your pictures a snap.

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Pixlr

Pixlr is another phenomenal web and mobile based image editing app. It has so many tools to edit and improve your images it would be difficult to list them all.

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Tagg.ly

Tagg.ly enables you to add watermarks and brand icons to your photos

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iWatermark

iWatermark is a more comprehensive watermark tool.

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VideohanceVideohance is a video editing tool usable in real time as well as on already recorded clips.

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Vintagio

Vintagio is a comprehensive video app with a vintage feel.

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Diptic

Its main point of interest is that it offers animated video collages, a great option for reusing existing video content.

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Bitly

Bitly is a widely used domain shortening service. It’s often used to shorten long domains so they take up fewer characters on Twitter for example (though that function’s less applicable these days).

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Hopper

Hopper is a scheduling tool for Instagram that automatically posts out your content at the time you set.

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Gleam

It enables participants to gain competition entries based on actions like following your account, or submitting photos with certain tags.

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Curalate

Curalate is designed to make Instagram shoppable.

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Have2Have.It

Have2Have.it recreates your Instagram feed on your website where your users can click the image to get taken to product listings.

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Klear

It enables you to easily identify the people in your area and niche that you should be trying to work with.

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Crowdfire

Crowdfire is a web and mobile app that makes managing your followers much more simple.

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River

River is a tool to search Instagram’s content and users and then interact with them via your desktop. It’s a great way to speed up your account management as well as for research.

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SocialRank

SocialRank is an excellent tool for getting in-depth information about your following.

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Squarelovin

Squarelovin is an excellent free analytics tool that’s also easy to us.

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Iconosquare

Iconosquare has focused on to delivering a great analytics platform.

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Minter.io

It has the great benefit of helping you understand which of your hashtags are the most effective. This is something you’ll want to optimise if you’re looking to maximise follower growth.

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Locowise

This platform not only tracks a wealth of stats, it also suggests improvements to you and gives a lot of actionable steps you can take.

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Stribr

Stribr offers a whole Instagram management suite.

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ViralTag

ViralTag is a full visual marketing suite for Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr and more.

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SnapWidget

SnapWidget offers a simple and effective way to embed your Instagram feed onto your website.

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IFTTT

If This Then That (IFTTT) offers a great set of automation “recipes”. These check a condition and make an action when that condition is completed – an example would be when you post a picture to Instagram, also post it to Twitter or Pinterest.

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Social Print Studio

Social Print Studio enables you to have your best Instagram pictures printed off and put in high-quality frames.

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Facebook Power Editor

Basically, if you want to create sponsored ads on Instagram, you need to use Facebook’s Power Editor.

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