Instagram Updated with Better Android Support
Instagram today updated its Android and iOS applications with a handful of new features. The most significant new feature is the ability to import video from the phone's existing gallery. Imported video clips can also be trimmed to fit within the 15-second time limit of Instagram videos. The iOS version of Instagram gains a new auto-straightening feature that will automatically correct the horizon on tilted photos. Last, Instagram Video will work on more Android phones, as the latest version brings with it support for devices running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The new version of Instagram is free to download from the Google Play Store and iTunes App Store.
Instagram Extending Video Length to 60 Seconds
Instagram today said users will be able to share videos up to 60 seconds in length, which is up significantly from the previous limit of 12 seconds. Instagram is making the change in response to the rapid rise in time people spend watching Instagram videos.
Sharing Photos to Instagram from the iPhone Just Got Easier
Instagram has updated its iOS application with an important new feature that will improve the picture-sharing experience. Instagram version 8.2 enables share extensions, which make it possible to share photos to Instagram from within other apps.
Instagram Redesigns Mobile Apps
Instagram today revealed a new look for its Android and iOS mobile apps. The updated appearance includes new app icons for the main Instagram app, as well as Instagram's ancillary apps, Layout, Boomerang, and Hyperlapse.
Instagram Now Lets You Save Live Videos to Camera Roll
Instagram today made it possible to save live video broadcasts to your phone's local gallery. Live videos that are broadcast to Instagram eventually disappear from the app, but now users can elect to store videos on their phone for safekeeping.