What are the best apps for creating Instagram stories?

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    #1InShot

    InShot

    InShot is a photo and video editor app where users can add music, video effects, voice-overs, emojis, and text to their visual art. It allows them to share their creations on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Ruth Rice
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "InShot is an excellent app to add to your collection, especially if you're an avid Instagram'er. It adds things that Instagram doesn't have in the base app to make your posts really awesome."
  2. 18

    #2Unfold

    Unfold

    Unfold is a photo and video editor app where users can create and edit images and films. It features more than a hundred templates that include Journal, Film Frames, Clasico Series, Ripped Paper, and Digital Wave themes.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Janice Schneider
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "I love making Instagram stories and was looking for an app to easily create them. This is one of the best that I have found. I love the features."
  3. 16

    #3Hype Type

    Hype Type

    Hype Type is a mobile app that enables users to flare up their photos and videos with font designs, text and layout animations, and music. The app also comes with a wide selection of meaningful quotes to add a caption to their posts. 

    Apps

    iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Doris Fernandez
    Written on May 21, 2018
    "This is good, but only makes text dramatic, and gives the text personality, it doesnt do anything for the actual editing or the pics/video. If you are looking for nice looking text this is your go to app. If you need editing etc. You will have to find something else."
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    #4Hyperlapse

    Hyperlapse
    This free video app that's available only for iOS devices. Using Hyperlapse from Instagram, users can capture time-lapse videos even in motion. It has an automatic stabilization tool feature and allows users to speed up their videos 12x faster.
    Apps

    iOS

    Free

    Justin Guzman
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "I think that Hyperlapse is definitely one of the better apps used for this specific purpose. I am not overly familiar with Instagram, but my younger siblings use it and I know for a fact that one of them uses this app. The app seems to have many features that allow an amateur to make videos that resemble a professional quality."
  2. 11

    #5Canva

    Canva

    Canva is a graphics design tool where users can create professional designs by curating photos, text, animations, stickers, borders, frames and more. It also features albums and scrapbooks where users may collaborate with their friends. 

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free- Varies by plan

    Ishan Kapoor
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "Canva had some amazing photos. The photos may it seem like I was truly there. You will love it."
  3. 11

    #6Boomerang

    Boomerang

    Boomerang from Instagram is a free video app available on Android and iOS devices that lets users create mini videos that loop back and forth. It allows you to share your videos on Facebook and Instagram or download it on your camera roll.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

    Tammy Montgomery
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "I was searching for best apps for creating Instagram stories and found Boomerang for Instagram. I use this app and it is cool for quick movement clips. It is a fun app to use but I don't think the best app to use for Instagram stories. "
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    #7Snapseed

    Snapseed

    Snapseed is a complete and professional photo-editing software application developed by Google that will upgrade your regular photos, with lots of filters and special effects. It has 29 tools like healing, brush, structure, HDR, etc.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Sarah Sanchez
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "Snapseed is an app you will need if you love editing photos. It's made by Google so you know it has to be good. The features of this app are amazing! It might just be the best photo editing app on Google Play alone."
  5. 8

    #8Over

    Over

    Over allows you to choose from millions of images, graphics and fonts to overlay, add and edit text to your favorite photos to boost your social media profile. 

    Apps

    iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    James Banks
    Written on May 22, 2018
    "This app is really simple and easy to use. It has lots of different features and categories, and each of those categories has lots of different objects (images, fonts, etc.) to choose from."
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    #9Storrito

    Storrito

    Storrito is an online tool that works both like a software and application. It is mainly used for creating Instagram stories, managing them, deciding when to post, and organizing your media content with the help of templates.

    Online Tools

    Free- Varies by plan

    Tim Schumacher
    Written on November 13, 2018
    "Storrito is an easy to use editor to create stories for Instagram. Storrito posts your story directly to Instagram or you pick a date and it will be posted later"
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    #10Firing Table

    Firing Table

    Firing Table is a paid social media management service website specially catered to Instagram users. The service promises a way organically gain a significant following on Instagram through account management.

    Websites

    $29.95- Varies by plan

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Summary

Best What are the best apps for creating Instagram stories
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1InShotApps 28 Free
2UnfoldApps 18 Free
3Hype TypeApps 16 Free
4HyperlapseApps 12 Free
5CanvaApps 11 Free
6BoomerangApps 11 Free
7Snapseed Apps 8 Free
8OverApps 8 Free
9StorritoOnline Tools 1 Free
10Firing TableWebsites 0 Paid
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