The 120+ Best Apps for Instagram You Should Use in 2020

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Ench.me
Oct 21, 2019 · 42 min read

Written by Maxim Sherbakov, CEO & Co-founder, Ench.me

Whether you’re just starting out on Instagram or would like to improve your social media marketing efforts, we’ve selected the top 120+ Instagram apps & tools to help you grow and manage your Instagram account more effectively.

These are tools that can help you to increase engagement and growth, to do hashtag research, to analyze your and other accounts and much more.

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  • Send your audience to a popular blog post
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And now… onto the 120+ Best Apps for Instagram in 2020!

Photo & Video editors

1. Adobe Lightroom (Android, iOS)

Adobe Lightroom is a free, powerful, yet intuitive photo editor. Lightroom empowers you to create beautiful photos while helping you become a better photographer. It’s an easy-to-use app that has many editing options. Lightroom’s edits are always non-destructive by keeping the original image and the edits applied to it saved separately.

2. Snapseed (Android, iOS)

Snapseed is a comprehensive and professional photo editor developed by Google. This is a well-made program for editing photos and applying effects and filters on them. The application is available for devices with an IOS and Android systems, it also works stationary with OS X and Windows. Besides, the application is completely for free.

3. VSCO (Android, iOS)

VSCO is a place to express yourself, make beautiful photo and video, and connect with a creative community. Edit with a variety of mobile presets and tools while exploring original content made by creators around the world. The free version of the app gives users access to standard photo editing tools and some of VSCO’s presets, but membership is required in order to access tips, tutorials, video editing tools, and all other photo editing tools and presets. Similar to Instagram, users can also browse and like images that appear on their feed.

4. Inshot (Android, iOS)

This is an all-in-one video editor that is great for making stories on Instagram. You can change the canvas size and adjust from Instagram post size to Stories or YouTube size, you can also add music to the back of your videos from ITunes or featured music from the app. The other things you can do is to trim a video or add videos on the top of each other, as well as put them together, so they go simultaneously in your Instagram story.

5. Adobe Rush (Android, iOS)

This is a little brother of the professional desktop video editing software Adobe Premiere Pro. With this app you can start editing your video on your phone, then move to an iPad and keep editing the same project, and them move to a desktop PC or laptop Mac and continue working on it. For now it is only available for iOS, Mac and PC. Adobe Rush can take out the prize for simplicity and how intuitive it is and easy to use. The app supports widescreen, portrait and square videos.

6. Adobe Photoshop Express (Android, iOS)

Enhance, stylize and share your photos with ease. Tap into your creativity on the go with Photoshop Express–the fast and easy photo editor–used by millions of creative individuals. Edit pictures like the pros with this easy-to-use digital studio full of photo editing features on your mobile device.

Photoshop Express delivers a full spectrum of free photo effects and editing features at your fingertips. Personalize your experiences with borders and text, enhance color and imagery, create picture collages, make quick fixes and enhance your share-worthy moments.

7. Instasize (Android, iOS)

Instasize is the photo and video toolkit for social content creators.

Edit images on the go transforming them from unedited pics to Instagram ready posts in seconds. The days of switching back and forth between multiple apps to achieve one final edit are DONE. More editing tools in one place means quicker editing, leaving YOU more time to focus on your next photo upload, engaging with followers, and building your presence!

8. Glitch Cam (Android, iOS)

GlitchCam is the most stylish Video Editor with stunning glitch video effects. You can distort video in an artistic way easily with this glitch video editor. Besides, massive unique Music, VHS, 3d Vaporwave Effects, Retro Filters and editing tools make your clip even sparkle.

9. Splice (iOS)

Simple yet powerful, Splice makes it easy to create fully customized, professional-looking videos on your iPhone, iPad. Imagine the performance of a desktop editor, optimized for your mobile device. Just tap to trim clips, adjust transitions, add slow motion effects and more to create beautiful videos you’ll love to share. It’s never been easier to edit like a pro on the go.

10. A Color Story (Android, iOS)

A Color Story focuses on fresh photos and video, on-trend editing styles, and colors that pop. Rather than forcing you into a single look, the app has over 300 filters designed by top photographers and influencers, over 100 movable effects, over 20 advanced tools, Instagram grid preview + planning and much more.

11. Priime (iOS)

Edit your photos with powerful wide-color support that can now edit and preserve even more color and depth than ever before.

When you apply an edit to your Live Photos, Priime can apply the same edit to the motion portion of the live photo. You will be able to edit photos with filters designed and used by many of the world’s top photographers. The adjustment tools are engineered and designed to powerfully edit your RAW photos by taking advantage of the massive amount of data available with the RAW photo format.

12. A Design Kit (iOS)

A Design Kit easily adds modern, colorful designs to your photos anywhere and everywhere. Start with the realistic brushes (maybe in gold!) to draw whatever you want. Then choose from over 30 modern fonts to say it exactly right. Anchor it with classic design. Or maybe just cover the whole thing in stickers or collages. This app has realistic brushes that can draw in textures or color, 60+ modern fonts, 200+ designs, A TON of stickers and much more!

13. Huji Cam (Android, iOS)

HUJI Cam makes your moments as precious as the feelings of analog film with old memories.

Camera makers of every era always tried to capture the best moments and such an effort continued back in 1998 as well, whereby our memories became clearer. HUJI Cam has the effort of those days to leave precious moments as vivid and vibrant photographs.

14. Lumafusion (iOS)

The level of control that you get across the effects, the color grading and the audio tools and audio control are really second to none. Lumafusion supports portrait landscape and square video formats, and you can even change between them on the fly. One of the best standout features in Lumafusion is that you have got the ability to change the layout or the display of where everything is while you are editing. So, if you’re working on a small device like an iPhone, so you can remove some of the panels or change the layout.

15. Bazaart (iOS)

Award-winning app Bazaart will help you make beautiful edits, gorgeous photo manipulations and stunning collages with state-of-the-art creative tools, fast processing times, and unparalleled simplicity. Get ready to discover boundless creativity. It allows you to make beautiful edits, gorgeous photo manipulations and stunning collages.

16. Slow Shutter Cam (iOS)

Slow Shutter Cam brings new life into your device’s photo toolbox by letting you capture a variety of amazing slow shutter speed effects that you only thought you could get with a DSLR.

17. Lens Distortions (Android, iOS)

The highest quality effects to create the look you want. Each overlay is made by capturing real-world elements in-camera, giving you unparalleled detail and realism. Add elegant glass effects and natural sunlight, rain, snow, or fog. The effects are displayed in gallery view, which makes for easy comparison and selection. Enjoy 5 filters from each pack absolutely free. Want more filters? Unlock the entire suite instantly by subscribing to LD Unlimited.

18. KUNI Cam (Android, iOS)

Create beautiful photos and videos with a vintage touch. The app allows you to use beautiful filters for any type of photo and all the tools you need to create vintage style photos. Moreover, it is a fee-trial software.

19. PicFlow (iOS)

If you want to add more video to your feed, but you don’t feel up to shooting something, PicFlow can help. It creates 15-second slideshows using your photos, and you can add and edit the audio directly in the app. You can even control the timing of the slideshow, and you could create some really interesting visual effects by mixing in images editing with other apps on this list.

20. Ulike (Android, iOS)

Ulike will perfect your features with personalized fine-tuning.Touch-up your eyes, nose and mouth right after photo-taking. No more need for post-editing. Save your favorite edits that define your gorgeous features so you will never have to retouch again!

Follow the guideline and easily get the fashion blogger style’s pictures. Selfie, street snap, shopping, travel… With various themes, you can find suitable pose for different scenes. Never bored with our various filters and makeup tools. Style cover looks of your own.

21. Afterlight (Android, iOS)

Get full access to complete always-expanding filter library — created by photographers — you’ll never need another app to find that perfect pairing for your photos. Here you can edit your photos with precision using enhanced Adjustment Tools controlled by Touch Gestures, as well as Advanced Curves, Selective Hue / Saturation / Lightness, Overlays / Gradients, Grain and many more. Add finishing touches to your photos with genuine Light Leaks made with real 35mm film, natural Dust textures, and film emulation techniques like shifting RBG channels with Color Shift tool.

22. Prequel (iOS)

If you’re looking for an app you can use to record and edit your IGTV videos, Prequel is probably one of the best choices you can make. The app is equipped with a large selection of live video filters you can apply to the footage while the recording is still in progress. Prequel lets you create intros and outros in just a few quick taps, and you can also use the app’s beauty tools to whiten your teeth or to make your skin look silky smooth.

23. PicMonkey (Android, iOS)

PicMonkey’s photo editor and design app makes powerful pics. Ignite your social sphere with stunning social posts and cover images. Get more traction with banners, shop icons, and thumbnails. Touch up portraits for job boards and profiles. And much more. PicMonkey is an ideal solution for companies that want to add branded elements to their photos. The app lets you customise your colour palette, store branded fonts, and keep your logo on file to overlay on images.

24. Procreate

The app is powerful enough for creative professionals. Simple enough for everyone. Apple Design Award winner and App Store Essential Procreate is the must-have app for digital artists.

Offering hundreds of varied pressure-sensitive brushes, an advanced layer system, and the breathtaking speed of Silica M, Procreate gives you everything you need to create expressive sketches, rich paintings, and gorgeous illustrations on an expansive, ultra-portable canvas. Work on the couch, on the train, at the beach, or while waiting in line for coffee.

25. Magisto (Android, iOS)

If you use Instagram for video marketing, you need Magisto. Effortlessly create quality videos by uploading your content, and Magisto’s AI-powered platform will do the rest. According to Magisto, their service is “visual storytelling as fast as writing a blog post.”

26. Stop Motion (Android, iOS)

Get Stop Motion Studio, the world’s easiest app to get you into stop motion moviemaking today! It’s simple to use, deceptively powerful and insanely fun to play with. Stop Motion Studio is a powerful, full-featured movie editor with a whole host of features like a simplistic, easy-to-use interface, overlay mode showing the differences between frames, grid mode to position animated objects more easily etc. Create beautiful movies! Choose from a whole lot of unique titles, credits, and text cards or create your very own with the built-in editor.Give your movie the perfect look with different video filters.

27. Photofox (Android, iOS)

Powerful image making. You’ll never believe what you can create on iPhone with Enlight Photofox. Whether you’re an aspiring or experienced artist, you’ll be blown away by all the creative possibilities packed into this one sophisticated photo editing app: from layers and blending modes, to special effects, brushes, fonts, tonal adjustments, film, black and white and duo presets. With Photofox photo editor, you’ll turn the ideas in your head into brilliant art from your phone, without the price tag of complicated desktop software.

28. Filmic Pro (Android, iOS)

Filmic Pro v6 is the most advanced cinema video camera for mobile. Ever. Filmic Pro has been enhanced with cutting-edge capabilities and the most responsive manual filming app available on iPhone and iPad. Get the exact image you want with full control over focus, exposure, white balance and variable speed zoom. With audio meters, gain control, stereo support and headphone monitoring, Filmic Pro ensures you get the whole story.

29. PicsArt (Android, iOS)

PicsArt is a photo editing application. With PicsArt make simple edits, add text, drawings and effects to photos you take with your camera. Make lots of arrangements such as blending, filters and cropping photos with picsart.

PicsArt app offers time lapse, burst, front and back cameras effects, stickers, backgrounds and collage. Also it allows drawing (on the photo, blank, or background), thematic contests and photo search. Drawing mode is amazing with enough features and controls to make it quite accurate and fun.

30. Clips (iOS)

Clips is a free app for making fun videos to share with friends and family. With a few taps you can create and send a video message or tell a quick story with artistic filters, animated text, music, emoji, and fun stickers featuring characters from Star Wars, Disney, Pixar and more.

31. Hyperlapse (iOS)

Create amazing time lapse videos with Hyperlapse. Using Instagram’s in-house stabilization, Hyperlapse shoots polished time lapse videos that were previously impossible without bulky tripods and expensive equipment.

When you shoot a time lapse video with Hyperlapse, your footage will be instantly stabilized to smooth out the bumps from the road and give it a cinematic feeling. Capture an entire sunrise in 10 seconds — even from the back of a moving motorcycle. Walk through the crowds at an all-day music festival, then distill it into a 30 second spot. Capture your bumpy trail run and share your 5k in 5 seconds.

32. ProCam 7 (iOS)

ProCam offers unparalleled control and quality with DSLR-like camera functionality and full featured photo / video editing capabilities. The app provides whole manual control: manual exposure, shutter speed, ISO, focus, and white balance controls. You can choose your video frame rate and resolution when taking video, or choose from multiple shooting modes like Night Mode, Burst Mode, Slow Shutter, and 3D Photos. Like most of the camera apps on this list, ProCam 6 lets you capture RAW, JPG, TIFF, and HEIF images, and there’s a live light level histogram. For editing after capturing a photo, ProCam 6 includes 60 filters, 17 lenses for fun effects, multiple adjustment tools, and video editing capabilities.

33. 8 mm (iOS)

The original retro film camera used by millions of users.

8mm Vintage Camera captures the beauty and magic of old school vintage movies right through your viewfinder. Dust and scratches, retro colors, flickering, light leaks, even frame shakes, all can be instantly added with a single tap of the finger.

34. Plotaverse (iOS)

Tell your stories with animated photos and videos that can be shared on your Instagram thanks to Plotaverse. Share your images as looping videos, Gifs, Stickers and Live Wallpapers. This new and innovative app gives you the tools to easily animate any image in minutes while adding video overlays for next level effects. The intuitive interface allows for easy navigation among the animation tools, bringing your images to life in a few simple taps.

35. Video Editor (iOS)

This is an easy video editor with comfortable editing options, filters and many other effects for your videos. It is an iOS-only app with options that let you add filters to video, play with speeds, crop videos, and add music and voice overs. A free version comes with basic features, while adding text titles, transitions, and other finishing touches are available as in-app purchases.

36. Quick — GoPro (Android, iOS)

With the Quik app, you can create awesome videos with just a few taps. Choose your favorite photos and video clips then let Quik work its magic. In seconds, it finds great moments, adds beautiful transitions and effects, and syncs everything to the beat of the music. Customize your story with text, music and easily share it with friends. Editing has never been this fast! If your brand is high intensity and your videos often feature stunts, this app is perfect for you.

37. Videoleap (iOS)

Discover how easy it is to get creative with video! Whether you want to make artistic Hollywood-level films or simply share memories and moments with friends, Videoleap is a breakthrough video editor just for you. Pros will take advantage of powerful high-end editing features while amateurs will have fun cutting and combining clips simply, intuitively and on-the-go.

Stories & Posts tools

38. Unfold (Android, iOS)

If you’re a big Instagrammer, or just someone who enjoys sharing moments and memories in a more engaging way, Unfold may well be a must-have app. This app is perfect to make cool collages for your Insta Stories. Create beautiful stories with more then 150+ templates in our story editor. You can mix photos and videos on the same collage. Get creative with background colors, textures, stickers and more.

39. Mojo (Android, iOS)

Mojo is an iOS app to create stunning video stories. Mojo video features beautiful designs like Unfold, with the particularity of adding the coolest animations for the best Instagram Stories EVER. The first day I used Mojo on Stories it got me hundreds of dm’s on instagram so I highly recommend you to download it ASAP — get it before anyone else!

40. Nichi (Android, iOS)

Nichi provides multiple clip art images, tapes, sketch, etc. There are a lot of filters including film, Polaroid and other retro style ones. Nichi has selective handwriting fonts, which can support Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, English, Japanese, Korean respectively. If talking about backgrounds, you can simulate different paper textures with a variety of colors to choose.

41. Maché (iOS)

Maché was developed to take your Instagram stories to another level, it is an easy-to-use design tool to make your stories pop in a few simple taps! There are lots of story templates available, so with this app you can put photos together or connect photos with video, add title and do all kind of things that makes your Instagram story look super stylish.

42. Instories (iOS)

Creating your vision and unique style is very important to make your social media brand recognizable. The app will help you express your thoughts into beautiful and elegant stories you can share with your audience and friends on Instagram platform. Take your account to a new level!

Images and video come only in high resolution and are ready to be exported to your favourite social platform. With Instories you can easily create your unique content in 5 minutes.

43. Adobe Spark (Android, iOS)

Adobe Spark is super powerful graphics creation app that you can use not just for Instagram posts or stories, but really for any sort of graphic design or graphic layout work that you can do. The app works on both iOS and Android and you can also use Adobe Spark from your desktop as well. This app will let you to create any graphics, any animations, or even an animated text on top of your video clips. When you first opening the Adobe Spark you can see that there are lots of templates in here, that you can use as a starting point of customize the app as your own or you can actually start from a blank canvas as well.

44. Giphy Cam (Android, iOS)

Create the gifs of your dreams with GIPHY Cam, an app that lets you capture and embellish gifs to your heart’s content. Simply record a gif, add effects (moustaches, googly eyes, and other oddball add-ons available) and export your gif for social media sharing.

45. AppForType (Android, iOS)

Add text to your photos in few easy steps. AppForType — an intuitive photo editor and collage maker app with a wide selection of free text and pic editing features — offers 750 beautiful letterings for bloggers, travellers and lovers, as well as 54 fonts. Make incredibly beautiful collages for Instagram without hiring a designer, use TONS of professionally designed stickers and fonts to express your creativity, create your own CUSTOM stickers from your favourite pics.

46. Hype-Type (iOS)

Hype Type is an animated text video app that allows users to animate text on top of video — a perfect combination for Instagram since some users watch videos without sound. While this app only features typography motion graphics, it does so better than most of the competition, making it a great staple in your Instagram toolbox.

Hype your Stories with automatically styled and designed motion typography!

Stand out. Don’t use those tired tools that everyone else uses and expect your content to shine bright, like a diamond. With the tap of a magical little button automatically pull random, meaningful quotes to give context to your story that may have not been there to start.

47. StoryChic (Android, iOS)

If you are seeking for apps for Instagram story editor that provide preset story templates, photo collage, hype type fonts, amazing effects and filters for picture like VSCO, StoryChic is your best choice. StoryChic, the best story design lab can help your story stand out and get more Instagram followers and likes. It’s easy to make and edit stories with this best Instagram story editor & video story maker.

48. Foodie (Android, iOS)

Foodie helps you capture a perfect top view photo.

This free Instagram Story app will take your food pics to the next level with more than 30 filters and a suite of editing tools designed specifically for food pictures.

49. StoryArt (Android, iOS)

Use StoryArt to unfold your stories and make your story a piece of art!

StoryArt is an Instagram story editor app that offers 1000+ story templates to help you create beautiful collage layouts for Instagram story, which can help you easily get more likes and followers! Stretch out one finger to customize your amazing stories and video status right now. It’s never too hard to be a collage maker, feed planner or video story editor in IG!

50. Storyluxe (iOS)

Story Luxe is very similar to Unfold, but it’s somehow better.

So many instagrammers are using Unfold all the time so it’s not as cool as it was. If you want to go further, download StoryLuxe. It has a huge variety of designs, from film to neon or cool flower frames. It’s a freemium app but you will get many options without spending a cent.

51. Canva (Android, iOS)

Canva makes design amazingly simple and fun! Create stunning designs with your photos and videos — even if you’re not a design expert!

Whether you need an Instagram story, logo maker, or birthday invitation — create all these graphic design needs and more on Canva. Available on your iPhone, iPad, and computer so you can jump back into your design anytime, anywhere.

52. Boomerang (Android, iOS)

Boomerang from Instagram makes everyday moments fun and unexpected. Create captivating mini videos that loop back and forth, then share them with your friends.

Find something (or someone!) that’s moving, or create a video selfie by switching to the front-facing camera. There’s just one button. Tap it once and Boomerang does the rest: shoots a burst of 10 photos and turns them into a delightful mini video. Share it on Instagram right from the app, or save your video to your camera roll to share later.

53. Ripl (Android, iOS)

Ripl is primarily intended for small businesses and brands, but anyone can use the app. Tap the plus icon at the bottom of the screen and tap the middle, vertically oriented option where you see “select post size”. Type any text and select the image you want to use. From there, you can edit the font, change the color, and customize the animation. You can even add music if you’re feeling so inspired. When you’re ready, share to Instagram.

54. Typorama (iOS)

The best part of Typorama is the app’s professional-looking typographic designs. When you open the app, you can immediately choose the «Instagram Story» preset for the correct size. Then, choose your typeface and pick from one of the app’s pretty stock images or your own. There is no animation option available, but the higher quality font designs make up for it. Tap «ok, share!» when you’re ready and choose Instagram.

55. Word Swag (Android, iOS)

Word Swag is a smartphone application that allows you to create amazing images and graphics for social media. Create amazing type layouts that would normally take minutes — or even hours in other apps — with just a tap.

56. Over (Android, iOS)

Over is everything you need to be a brand-building, social-media marketing guru. With beautiful, hand-curated and easy-to-edit photo and video templates, Over helps you create impactful content that will make your brand stand out.

Over is the stylish app you need for overlaying text on photos. Quotes, logos, effects, you name it Over has it. The Over app is built to help anyone make creative and beautiful text images.

57. Momento (Android, iOS)

Momento’s gif-making abilities include turning video and live photos, but it also smartly detects similar photos, or those taken in a burst to create gifs. It also offers filters, stickers, text, and some basic «AR» offerings like the ability to add snow falling over your image.

Pro-tip: Skip past the Premium offering unless you really need unlimited access to stickers and effects.

58. Just a Line (Android, iOS)

Just a Line is an AR Experiment that lets you make simple drawings in augmented reality, then share your creation with a short video. Draw on your own or with a friend, then hit record and share the creative picture on your Instagram. Just a Line works on any AR-enabled device.

Hashtag tools

59. Hashtag Expert (iOS)

In Hashtag Expert, you can browse Trending Instagram hashtags in 35 different categories (like Memes, Sports, Tech, Beauty) and find Instagram hashtags that other people are generating! People with lots of followers, likes, and comments on Instagram.

60. Tagomatic (Android, iOS)

Tagomatic helps you increase the number of Instagram followers and likes on your pictures.

Enter a single word and Tagomatic will search among the most trending hashtag and choose the better ones related to yours. Tagomatic searches hashtags in real time while other app take the results from a static list. This allows you to get the highest results on Instagram search trends.

61. Tagboard (iOS)

Tagboard filters posts on Instagram to identify relevant and popular postings. Search for content by hashtag, and you’ll get a bulletin-board style grid of related posts from Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Flickr. You can also block specific sites and users whose content you don’t want to see.

If you’re a business with an office, use Tagboard to display your followers’ posts on large screens in your lobby, or during conferences.

62. Hashatory

This tool allows to automate liking and commenting on pictures posted in hashtags. Since now one of the safest ways to grow on Instagram is commenting and liking on picture posted in hashtags, the Hashatory will definitely come in handy for beginner instagramers.

63. AutoHash (Android)

Are you tired of adding hashtags manually on Instagram? AutoHash will get you all the best hashtags without any effort. the app might be the easiest way to find relevant hashtags for your images. It uses AI to recognize the objects in your photos, and provides you with relevant hashtags based on the objects. It will count the hashtags for you, so you don’t go over the 30-hashtag limit, and you can save your favorite hashtags in the app.

64. Display Purposes

Display Purposes is a web-based tool that gives you a bit more control over the hashtags you select for your post. You start with a keyword or an existing hashtag, and it will recommend additional hashtags to use on your image. You can scale up or down the number of hashtags you want to include, and Display Purposes will fill in your hashtags accordingly. If you want to DIY, you can also switch to manual selection, and choose from a list that displays each hashtag’s relevance and popularity.

65. Focalmark (Android, iOS)

Connecting creative communities on Instagram through authentic hashtags.

The aim of Focalmark is to allow for authentic sharing of images, and to connect together communities of like-minded people.

Its algorithm filters through thousands of hand-collected hashtags for each category of photography, design or other miscellaneous topic, and ranks the hashtags in order of reach and authenticity.

66. Top-Hashtags

The website generates a lot of different hashtags in your niche. For example, if you need travel hashtags you simply type ‘travel’ in special fiels and it give you 30 hashtags related to the topic.

67. Toptager

Find top most popular Instagram hashtags for your keywords. Trending searches, most popular hashtags, hashtag popularity. Get hashtags ideas with TopTager.com

Management tools

68. Buffer (Android, iOS)

Save time and manage all your social media in one place. Buffer is a simpler way to schedule posts and track the performance of your content on Instagram and many other social media platforms.

No more wasting time, no more logging into multiple accounts. Any link, text, picture or video — just add it to Buffer and you can quickly choose when and where it’ll be posted.

Buffer itself provides a whole host of tools to plan, track, and amplify your social media strategy. You can track key analytics, schedule, work with your team, and much more.

69. Later (Android, iOS)

Later (formerly Latergramme), the simpler way to plan & schedule Instagram posts from both mobile and the web at later.com. Upload photos directly from your computer or mobile device, save time by planning and scheduling your Instagram posts in advance and manage multiple Instagram accounts.

70. Hopper HQ

Hopper is the only social planning tool with a built in marketplace of creatives. Source new content on-demand for your social, schedule and plan posts & analyse content performance. Create up to 50 posts at once with bulk upload. Set individual timezones for each of your accounts. Drag and drop posts. Create drafts and approve content. Invite your teams and set permissions.

71. Sprout Social (Android, iOS)

With this app you can optimize your social strategy with their built in analytics tool for Instagram.

And you’re able to spot where you need to improve engagement. Best part of SproutSocial? See how your Instagram tagged posts, comments, and campaigns are doing. And get pretty charts to top it all off!

72. Hootsuite (Android, iOS)

Keep your social presence active 24/7 by automatically scheduling hundreds of social media posts at once, across your social accounts. Manage social content easily with Hootsuite. You can stay on message with pre-approved content your teams can post, stored in your favorite cloud file service. Track your performance and share meaningful insights with your team about customers and campaign content using customizable, easy-to-create reports.

73. Sked Social (Android, iOS)

Sked Social is one of the first and mostly widely used Instagram scheduling tools on the web. If you’re looking for a no-fuss Instagram scheduling tool to help you manage you and your client’s content, Sked Social is it. It offers post scheduling for multiple accounts and users. It’s a straight forward Instagram tool for straight forward users.

74. Socialbakers

If you’re a visual person, Socialbakers might be the tool for you. It gives you a free, visual report that breaks down your most popular posts, hashtags, filters and more. You also get a handy chart showing your post distribution over the past 12 months.

75. Crowdfire (Android, iOS)

Crowdfire is the super smart Social Media Manager that’s helping you grow online everyday. Save tons of time by managing all your social accounts from one place. Though this seems relatively simple, it’s a great tool for businesses. Chances are, most of the accounts you’ve followed are users within your industry or target market that you’re hoping will follow you back. By seeing and unfollowing the users that don’t follow you back, you can clean up your Instagram feed, trim down your “followed” count, and subsequently increase that ever-important.

76. Combin

Combin is an Instagram growth tool aimed at organic audience attraction. Powerful search ability lets you find accounts and posts from your targeted audience by hashtag, location and commenters of your competitors. Combin allows you to stay in touch with your community with the engagement activity automation. You can also monitor outcoming and incoming activity and audience growth.

77. Social Insight

Schedule your post inside our dashboard and forget about it! It will automatically post on the exact date and time you specify. No need to install an app to approve scheduled posts.

Organization is almost as important as execution. No matter what you’re scheduling, we make it easy to see when and what is already in queue.

78. Upleap

Upleap connects you with a dedicated account manager, who engages with people on Instagram. Grow your likes, followers, and social exposure. Upleap customers grow their personal accounts and influencer accounts with steady, organic growth. Decide what type of followers you’d like, and then sit back, relax — and watch us get you more Instagram followers!

Analytical tools

79. Socialblade

That’s a helpful website where you can track growth of your account for the last 30 days and much more. This tool comes in handy when analyzing other Instagram accounts. If you for example buying a shout-out from another page on Instagram, you should definitely use Socialblade to check if the growth of the account you are buying a promotion is organic or not.

80. FollowMeter (Android, iOS)

FollowMeter is the simplest way to manage your Instagram followers. The powerful analytics of the app allow you to access deep insights into your Instagram account, monitor your follower growth and manage your account effectively.

81. Analytics for Instagram (iOS)

Ever wondered who unfollowed you on Instagram or who’s your best follower? Instatistc for Instagram is the most popular app for Instagram community management.

82. Visual Marketing Index

The Visual Marketing Index (VMI) is a unique solution to measuring Instagram performance. This advanced analytics tool provides an overall IG performance score for your brand that is completely independent to its size on the platform. With 6 different metrics derived from Instagram, the tool generates a score between 0 and 10, which is developed using regression based modelling. This is what makes the VMI score different — it means that your report pinpoints exactly how your brand is performing relative to the whole array of other brands out there.

83. InsFollowers (iOS)

With InsFollowers for Instagram, you can find who unfollowed you on Instagram, who is not following you back, track new followers, and more…

InsFollowers is more than a comprehensive followers management tool. It brings you a unique Instagram experience you’ll never find in any other app!

84. Iconosquare (Android, iOS)

Iconosquare allows access to the analytics, as well as some other useful and interesting features.There is an extensive range of analysis on offer, which starts with an overview of activity in the last seven days or the last month.

A tab for content shows distribution, density, tag and filter usage and geolocation. The engagement tab shows growth history, the source of engagement and most popular media.

85. Picture IO

Picture.io is another free and simple Instagram analytics service. What it does is rank Instagram accounts with an influencer score. The score measures the impact of visual content and its creators based on influence, engagement, community trends, and more.

Picture.io Instagram analytics can be useful as a quick way of gauging your progress in increasing your influence on Instagram. If you make some changes and see your influencer score increase, then you know you’re doing something right.

86. Keyhole

Keyhole is a paid service, but it is very fast and easy to try out some of their free Instagram analytics tools. For example, you can go to their site and track a keyword or hashtag on Instagram and instantly have an idea of how popular it is and what people are saying about it. That includes the top posts that mention the hashtag, infographics that show related topics and how popular they are, the most influential posts about it, plus a collection of media posted with that hashtag or keyword.

87. Brandswatch

Brandwatch Consumer Research is a social listening product that can be turned into a powerful Instagram analytics tool. Thanks to the channels set up, you can just plug your Instagram account in and you’ll get data on a whole range of stuff.

From follower count to mentions to interactions, you’ll be able to chart this data over time, along with viewing your top Instagram posts.

88. Union Metrics

Union Metrics provides the analytics every marketing team needs to build an effective social strategy and inform day-to-day execution on social media. This includes solutions to meet all your social analytics needs, such as profile analysis, keyword listening, campaign reporting, competitive analysis etc.

89. Hype Auditor

Standard in Instagram and YouTube account analytics to make influencer marketing transparent, fair, and effective. Auditor for Instagram has analyzed over 100,000 bloggers to provide statistics on account authenticity. It uses an audience quality score, calculated by AI to detect cheating, and identify followers who will never bring in revenue for the brand. It calculates engagement rate, authentic engagement and followers reachability and delivers an audience quality score out of 100.

90. Squarelovin

This free Instagram analytics tool can give some additional insight into how your account is growing. It offers a monthly analysis of your Instagram account’s performance. You can also view a complete history of your posts and how they performed, broken down by the year, month, day, or hour.

One feature of Squarelovin Instagram analytics shows you the best and worst times of the day to post content, based on your past performance. That means the app identifies the time when your followers are most likely to check their Instagram and see your posts.

91. Command (iOS)

Command is an Instagram dashboard that helps brands better understand their Instagram users and stats so they can post at the right times and about the right topics. Their “Report Card” feature provides personalised recommendations for how to improve your account performance, and the app also finds trending hashtags within your industry so you can incorporate them into content and boost engagement. For people who prefer to access analytics on a desktop, that isn’t an option with Command; the app is limited to iOS only.

92. Minter.io

Minter is built to make Instagram account and hashtag analytics easier for businesses. It features Instagram tools to help you optimize posting times, monitor hashtags, track sentiment, export data, and more. What makes Minter great is its ability to simplify your data.

93. Quintly

Quintly is a dashboard tool that covers several social networks. It comes with a standard dashboard that can be customized with widgets to suit your needs and track the metrics that matter to you.

The tool provides Instagram analytics for followers, both of your profile and that of your competitors, with detailed follower statistics. You can analyze your Instagram content, the interactions generated from your photos and videos, plus details on filter usage.

94. People Map

Analyze any account, calculate engagement rates, build lists, set campaign notifications, and see all your statistics inside Peoplemap. The in-depth account analysis makes Peoplemap suitable for anyone looking to get more out of their Instagram data.

Like most Instagram analytic tools out there Peoplemap is for those who want more precision and data-based decision making.

95. Social Rank

SocialRank is the easiest way to identify, organize, and manage your followers on Instagram. This Instagram tool is built for teams to organize and filter through their followers and identify social marketing opportunities. Perfect for locating influencer outreach opportunities or surprise and delight campaigns.

96. Followers UP (iOS)

Fastest and most accurate followers & likes analytics tool for Instagram. You can track followers gain/loss, search popular tags, track post performance and engagement with your fans and more.

97. InsTrack (iOS)

InsTrack provides powerful analytics and deep insights that empower brands to understand their community and evolve creatively. InsTrack is perfectly suited for small businesses, influencers, celebrities, solopreneurs, marketers and serious Instagrammers.

Tools for bio links

98. Ench.me

Ench.me is a tool for building minisites. It allows bloggers, influencers, content creators, entrepreneurs and brands to expand their online presence and connect with their followers outside of Instagram and other social media.

With Ench.me, you can make a fully functional micro landing page with lead forms, social media links, buttons, and physical or digital goods for purchase for your followers in under five minutes.

99. Linktree

Linktree is a tool for optimising your internet presence, whether you’re a blogger, an artist or run a content platform. You get one link to house all the content you’re driving followers to. Share that link anywhere, like your Instagram bio, Facebook posts or Twitch profile.

100. Bio.fm

Bio.fm helps you put all your social media and content into one place.

You’re able to import all your social content on-the-fly and let it auto update. What this really means is you’ll be able to add your latest youtube videos, tweets, and other social links on your own profile — where all of these things auto update.

101. Many Link

Many link puts all the links you want to share on one simple, pretty, customizable page — so you only have to share that.

Contest & giveaway tools

102. ShortStack

If you’re looking for a powerful all-in-one tool for running your social media contests, consider using Shortstack.

You can run everything from Instagram hashtag contests, to giveaways. There are over 90 templates and 30 themes to help you create your giveaway campaign, drag and drop functionality that even the not so tech-savvy can use, and the ability to use custom URLs to suit your branding.

103. Rafflecopter

Rafflecopter is considered one of the simplest and easiest ways to get your contest running. Solopreneurs use it for its ease and speediness, and big brands use it for its reputable campaigns. You can launch a giveaway in under three minutes, and it’s easy to integrate into your site. Just copy and paste the code and decide where you want to display the widget.

104. Easypromos

This tool is best instagram contest tool 2019 and with this tool, you are allowed to participate in contest and promotion organized by brands. Instagram is most fast growing social network and choice of almost all brands right now. With the help of this tool, you can maximize your reach with different types of instagram contest.

105. Comment Picker

Instagram Random Comment Picker is a simple free tool to easily generate a winner of a Instagram contest, sweepstake, promotion or giveaway. By entering the URL of the Instagram posts we retrieving all comments where we filtering out duplicate names. Then you can pick a random winner from all the comments by pressing the start button. With the Instagram giveaway generator there is no need to fill in all the names themselves to choose a competition winner.

106. Woobox

Everything you need to create giveaways, custom forms, hashtag contests, coupons, polls, quizzes, photo contests and more. Easily implement your idea with complete control to customize your campaign experience. Embed your campaign on your website, as a popup, a microsite, or on social platforms.

107. Gleam

With Gleam, you’re assured that each contest you run will result in growth of some kind. Whether it’s to grow your email list or social media following, launching a contest with Gleam will help you achieve your goals.

Adding entry methods is simple and quick to do with their drag and drop functionality. Select the type of entries you want — they offer a range of entry methods — and order them how you like.

Influencers marketing tools

108. Socialbook

SocialBook comes with instagrammer’s data analytics, allowing you to get the demographics data of any Instagrammer! Meantime, you can also search for most relevant YouTuber and Instagrammer for your product by demographics related advanced filters.

109. Hypetap

Hypetap is an influencer marketing service provider, focused on creative campaigns, real influence and data driven insights.

110. MightyScout

MightyScout is a startup building tools in influencer marketing for brands and social media agencies. The influencer lookup tool allows you to instantly get engagement stats, top photos, past sponsored campaigns, and more for any Instagram profile.

111. Heepsy

Heepsy is a one-stop-shop for your next influencer marketing campaign. With advanced search filters, you can search for influencers based on industry and location. Once you’ve found your potential influencers, analyse them and organize them into lists. All you have to do is reach out and sell your brand!

112. Takumi

Takumi is an industry leading Influencer Marketing platform that makes it effortless for brands to work at scale on Instagram campaigns. Historically, working with a large number of Influencers has proven resource intensive and time consuming. With Takumi providing pre-vetted and premium Influencers, brands can create authentic content that perfectly resonates with the Influencers audience.

113. Rocket Social

Rocket Social is a legitimate Influencer Marketing Agency which brings authentic & organic instagram followers. Boost your growth with the help of a dedicated account manager that engage with potential followers.

114. Pixlee

Pixlee gives you free weekly reports on your account performance and also helps you hone in on potential influencers you can use to promote your brand. There’s also robust day-to-day data, showing your follower growth, hashtags popularity and more.

115. Hypr

Search 12 million+ influencers in our evolving database. HYPR’s discovery tool cuts influencer research to minutes. Search by hashtags, content topics, brand mentions, and demographic data.

Make data-driven decisions for the right influencers based on a combination of data points: demographic, psychographic, and geographic audience analytics.

Other tools

116. Preview (Android, iOS)

Plan and design your feed without any limits. Schedule unlimited Instagram photos, videos and albums, for free. Drag and drop to rearrange the order of your posts. Repost your favorite Instagram content.

117. KENJI

Kenji is an Instagram bot powered by artifical intelligence, but you don’t need any technical knowledge to get set up. It’s really easy actually! We simply logged into their app with one of our Instagram accounts and added a few Instagram usernames that we thought our account should look like.

The trick here was selecting accounts that had a lot of followers, but didn’t follow many people themselves. Obviously, the accounts you’re selecting here should be real and be relevant to your niche. Kenji called this their ‘HyperTarget’ feature.

118. Planoly (Android, iOS)

Planoly is the first visual planner and scheduler for Instagram.

Manage your Instagram’s marketing campaigns and content visually before pushing it live. View your data and engagement rates for each post. Track and reply back to comments directly on the app.

119. Unum (Android, iOS)

A design platform to capitalize on the most powerful form of digital communication — visual storytelling.

Bridging the gap between art and innovation, UNUM is the all-in-one app for visual planning, data-driven insights and publishing capabilities for digital content. It is a post planner, you can simply put your photos in there to make a plan and to see how your feed will look like with the photos you chose.

120. When to post (iOS)

When your Instagram followers are from all over the world, sometimes it can be difficult to know when exactly to post your photo. The app called ‘When to post’ shows when your followers are the most engaged, when most of them are online and it tells you when you need to post.

121. Regrammer (iOS)

Regrammer is the best way to repost photos, videos, stories, and IGTV videos to Instagram.

One of the most popular categories for Instagram content apps is apps for reposting Instagram content. If you search your app store for “repost,” you’ll see a number of different apps that do the same job. You can use reposting apps like Re-grammer to curate images from your community, reshare them to your Instagram profile, and give the original poster all the credit.

122. Foursixty

Foursixty enables you to sell your products on Instagram by linking them to their product page. Also, your customers will have an opportunity to add items to their carts, instead of having to browse the Internet for the website. All you need to do is link your images to the product pages, which is exactly what Foursixty helps you do.

123. Soldsie

Instagram captions & photos are not linkable. Your only link is in your profile. Soldsie uses this link to showcase your content and make your photos link to the content your fans are trying to find. Post a product to Instagram, your customers comment Sold on the photo and will be emailed a mobile friendly invoice to check out.

124. Plann (Android, iOS)

Rearrange and schedule posts. Discover best times to post. Use free photo editor.

Plann is an all-inclusive Instagram planning and scheduling tool available for both iOS and Android. Plann lets you schedule regular posts, but also lets you manage Stories — something other tools on this list can’t do yet. Its most unique feature is its drag-and-drop feed feature, which allows you to curate a beautiful image grid. Using this functionality, users can upload images and see how they’ll lay out in their feed to optimise the look of their profile.

125. Layout (Android, iOS)

Create fun, one-of-a-kind layouts by remixing your own photos and sharing them with your friends.

Choose photos from your camera roll — or use the built-in Photo Booth to take spur-of-the-moment shots — and instantly see them laid out in various combinations. Pick the layout you like best, then edit it to make it your own. You can combine up to 9 images at once to create some really eye-catching layouts.

126. Curalate

Curalate has solved the problem of how to make Instagram shoppable. Your audience finally has a way to take action on the visual content you’re sharing on Instagram. Take your social strategy to the next level by enabling your customers to explore your brand beyond your feed. Curalate helps you make social sell.

127. Boo.st

This app allows users to buy straight in Instagram’s comments. You come up with a hashtag for each piece of merchandise, which will be followed by a Boost-provided 3-digit number to ensure its uniqueness. When you post your product on Instagram, your followers can comment with that designated hashtag from their mobile devices or computers. They are then sent a text to confirm their order, you are notified, and your products are out the door in no time.

128. Popsters

Popsters is a simple to use analytics tool for social media. It helps to compare engagement of different posts and statistics of activity, make quick reports for any social media pages you want (even you don’t have special permissions to the page).

There are lots of Instagram tools there — all of which can add serious value to engage your followers. Let us know if you suddenly found mistakes in the text.

What is your favourite app or what did we miss? Write down your preferred tools for managing, tracking, and growing your Instagram account in the comments below. :)

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