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Post MKV Videos to Instagram for Sharing

Instagram can't support MKV files. This guide tells how to convert MKV to Instagram best format/codec, so that you can upload MKV to Instagram without hassle.

Post MKV Videos to Instagram for Sharing
Instagram has been making a successful push to create a platform like YouTube, Facebook give to upload and share videos. You may have some video files and wanna post these files like MKV to Instagram for sharing widely. In this page, we will list the best video specs for Instagram uploading as well as a tutorial on how to upload MKV files to Instagram. Read on to learn details.

Google "Instagram video format", you can find no comprehensive guide illustrating best video format for Instagram, best video settings for Instagram upload, even in Instagram help center. The lack of Instagram supported video format can cause problems to upload video to Instagram. Below we give a detailed list of best Instagram video format, specs etc. for your reference.

Video length: 3 secs - 60 secs.
Resolution: Maximum 1920 x 1080.
Frame rate: 30fps max.
Bit rate: 3,500 kbps video bitrate is preferred.
Audio codec: AAC (Advanced Audio Coding). 128kbps is the best for Instagram.
Aspect ratio: 1.9:1 to 1:1. 1:1 videos at 1080px1080p are commonly used.
Best video codec: H.264. Instagram accepts H.264 video compression.
Best video format: MP4 and MOV.
File size: 15MB max.

If your MP4 video is not in its specs, you need to convert/tweak the file first. To achieve the goal, Brorsoft Video Converter is recommended to you. With it, you can adjust MKV and transcode MKV to Instagram best format/codec - H.264 codec / MP4. In addition, the feature-rich Instagram video converter can compress video size, edit videos, like adjusting aspect ratio, trimming, cropping, changing frame rate, bit rate, etc. And if you are a Mac user, please get Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac, which helps you encode videos to Instagram on Mac OS X(El Capitan, Sierra included). Now we share the step-by-step solution converting MKV files to Instagram.

How to Convert MKV to Instagram Video Format with High Quality

Step 1: Add MKVvideo(s)

Launch the MKV converter for Instagram. Click "Add files" on the top tool bar, or simply drag and drop to import the videos.

Step 2: Select Output Profile

Click on the output format selector on the lower part. There are many built-in profiles for popular devices. Click "Format" bar, and select .mp4 from "Common video" or "HD video" to fit Instagram.

Tips: Edit the MKV videos (Optional)

By clicking "Edit selected task" button, you can trim, crop the video, or add watermark, adjust effect, attaching subtitles for pre-editing your video files.
Trim – Choose to reserve the part you need. Just choose the chapter which you need to trim, to set "start time" or "end time", type the portion which you want to save.
Crop – Remove black edges of your video or just get the scale of this video you want.
Effect – Adjust the effects by adjusting the parameters.

Step 3: Convert MKV to H.264 MP4 for Instagram

Click the "Convert" button on the main interface and the software will start to convert MKV to Instagram friendly video formats immediately.

After the conversion, click "Open" to find the converted video files. Just sign into Instagram and upload the converted MKV videos onto Instagram sharing with anyone.

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