Tips | The best apps for Instagram stories

Instagram Stories are a great way to share content with your followers but let`s be honest: the in-app options are not outstanding and the selection of third party apps is huge.

We tested many and the following apps are in our opinion the best apps for Instagram stories especially if you want them to be more aesthetic and appealing.

All these apps are for free but have in app purchase options which are not really necessary.


Our Instagram Story apps of choice



unfold app screenshot

it`s easy to use and has creative options to combine photos/videos or additional texts.

You can download the app here:

Unfold <- Google Play Store

Unfold <- App Store



This app is similar to Unfold but it`s nice to have in addition.

You can download the app here:

StoryArt <- Google Play Store

StoryArt <- App Store



mojo app screenshot

If you are looking for an app with animations, we can highly recommend you Mojo.  Unfortunately it`s currently Apple store exclusive.

You can download the app here:

Mojo <- App Store



canva app screenshot

With Canva you can do more than just Instagram stories. You can also use it to design for Pinterest and many other things.

You can download the app here:

Canva <- Google Play Store

Canva <- App Store



inshot app screenshot

Don`t just dump your videos in the stories but add some effects or background music to them.

A simple and easy to use app with nice free to use music is InShot.

You can download the app here:

InShot <- Google Play Store

InShot <- App Store



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