Nowadays youtube is the second largest and most popular search engine in the whole world. A large diversity of videos on youtube makes it an endless source of entertainment. Approximately billion hours are spent by people on youtube. 

Instagram is also gaining much popularity among the young generation. On this platform, people share their little moments of life via the Instagram stories. You just watch a very cool video on youtube and wanted to share it on social media especially with the Instagram users.

Benefits of posting a Youutube video on Instagram
Sharing a youtube video on Instagram is very beneficial for the artist, businessmen and many other people who are looking for ways to increase the traffic on their sites. Posting youtube vide on Instagram will help you get more likes, video views on youtube and can also increase your followers on Instagram. Since you cannot add a youtube video link on an Instagram post. Posting a youtube video on Instagram is very much complicated.

You don’t have access to share a video directly from youtube to Instagram. To post a youtube video on Instagram you have to follow three steps. It may require some time while downloading and editing the files you want to share. So, now we will go through steps on how to post a youtube video on Instagram.

Step 1: download the video from youtube
Step 2: Edit and convert the video file to meet the Instagram requirements
Step 3: upload the video on Instagram

Now we will briefly discuss the three steps one by one.

step 1: download the video from Instagram
In order to post the video first, you have to download the video first. There are different methods you can use to download a video on your computer, using different websites which are the ClipConverter, Zamzar or online videoConvertor. These sites will enable you to download and convert your videos very easily. You will be able to accomplish your tasks in less than no time. Now choose any one site which is mentioned above. Now copy the youtube video link and paste it on the input box of the platform. Choose the MP4 video file extension for Instagram before starting the download. You have to specify your format first. After converting the video this video convertor will directly send the video link to your hard drive of the computer or will send you an email containing the video link.

Step 2: Edit and convert the video file to meet the Instagram requirements
As you are well aware of the fact that the duration of the Instagram video is only 1 minute. You can not post a video longer than 1 min. You have to cut a few parts from the downloaded video to make it able to post on Instagram. It is a very easy process if you will use a computer-based video editing software like the Wondershare Filmora. Using this software you will able to change the video extension in much lesser time than usual. Now you have to alter the file extension to mp 4 with the codec of H.264 and size 1080 pixels X 566 pixels.

Step3: upload the video on Instagram
The final step is very easy that is to upload the video on Instagram. Place the file which you want to post in the camera roll of your mobile. Install the Instagram app on your phone. Then open the app and press the + icon which is located at the bottom toolbar of the Instagram app. Then choose the library option, and choose the video which you want to upload. Select the video and tap on next and proceed further if you want to add a description to your post or tag someone. Remember to add tags which will enable you to gain more followers on Instagram.

It is advisable to seek copyright permission before posting a youtube video on Instagram. If you will not seek permission before posting you will have to pay severe penalties. On the safer sight, it’s much better if you will make videos specifically for Instagram. It will be much easier just click on the share button, upload the Instagram video and share it anywhere you want without the copyright issue.