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The Way You Should Know to Share a Facebook Video to Instagram

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Last Updated: Dec. 10, 2020

Summary: Want to share a Facebook video to Instagram? Here we provide you two ways to post a video from Facebook to Instagram. Find the easier for you and get started.

Sharing videos to multiple social platforms as possible is a good way to make sure you target more audiences. Unluckily, doing cross-platform operations are not as easy as it should be. We found a question from a Quora user.

I’d like to share a Facebook video to Instagram. My question is, how to download a video from Facebook and then post it to Instagram.

Theoretically, downloading a Facebook video and then posting it to Instagram is practical. However, Facebook and Instagram have different requirements for uploaded videos. There is a great possibility that Instagram may not support the video you download from Facebook.

Here in this post, we will show you the detailed steps share a Facebook video to Instagram, including how to download a Facebook video and how to edit to make the video fit Instagram. Check it out.

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How to Share a Video from Facebook to Instagram

Step 1 Facebook video download.

Copy the link of the Facebook video, go to https://www.getfvid.com/ and paste the URL on the blank square. Click Download.

There are actually more free Facebook video downloaders available online. You can find more by searching Facebook video downloader on Google.

Share Facebook Video to Instagram - Download Facebook Video

Image Board: Share Facebook Video to Instagram - Download Facebook Video

Step 2 Edit the Instagram video.

Instagram supports all videos that are 3-60 seconds at length, and in a maximum width of 1080 pixels. MP4 videos are preferable. 9:16 is the recommended aspect ratio.

To change video aspect ratio and trim video, you will need a powerful video editor like FlexClip.

Now, click on the Create a Video button to get started. You are also welcomed to view beautiful Instagram video templates.

> Upload the video downloaded from Facebook to the Media section and then use it on the storyboard. Trim the video by clicking on the scissors icon.

Share Facebook Video to Instagram - Add a Video to the Storyboard

Image Board: Share Facebook Video to Instagram - Add a Video to the Storyboard

> Go to the More section. Select 9:16, the right aspect ratio for Instagram.

Share Facebook Video to Instagram - Change Aspect Ratio

Image Board: Share Facebook Video to Instagram - Change Aspect Ratio

> You can make extra edits on the video to avoid infringement issues, like changing video speed, adding filters, transitions and more.

Share Facebook Video to Instagram - Make More Edits

Image Board: Share Facebook Video to Instagram - Make More Edits

> Preview and save. If you like the video, click the Download button. The video will be saved to your computer in MP4.

Step 3 Upload the video to Instagram.

Instagram only allows you to upload a video from mobile phones. Besides that, you can only make such complicated edits on computer. So after editing, you need to transfer videos from the computer to mobile phones.

Dropbox is one way to go. You can easily upload a video to Dropbox and then download it on your mobile phone. After that, launch Instagram, tap “+” at the bottom of the screen, select Library, find the video from computer and then post.

The Bottom Line

That’s all for how to share a video from Facebook to Instagram. If you find this post helpful, please do share it with others. By the way, FlexClip is indeed a free and easy-to-use operate tool. It can help you create a YouTube video, Facebook video, Instagram video. Give it a try!

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