7 Amazingly cool Instagram tools to enhance your images and videos

Posted by Murray Sye

on Wed, Sep 2, 2015 @ 11:32 AM


Are you using Instagram to promote your brand?

Would you like to know about some amazingly cool Instagram tools that will help enhance your photos and videos?

Instagram is all about visuals. Visuals are what we gravitate to. So why not make them spectacular.

Fortunately there are tools out there to help you do just that. Easy to use and some are even free! There are tools to create and schedule posts, manage relationships, run promotions, display content, and best of all improve your images and videos.

In today's post, we're sharing 7 Instagram tools that will help you rock on Instagram.


Latergramme is a leading platform for helping you manage your Instagram posts! According to Latergramme, their patent pending technology is the easiest, most convenient way to schedule and manage your Instagram posts. With easy to use web and mobile apps (iPhone and Android) Latergramme provides an effective visual social media marketing solution at the swipe of your fingers. Latergramme is a free application that allows you to publish 30 posts per month, and allows you to prepare content on your computer in advance using previously prepared hashtags.

Canva offers amazingly simple graphic design and free photo editing. Take your photos to the next level and present a consistent look and feel on social media and throughout your marketing materials. Canva offers beautiful typography and filters which can cover all your Instagram needs. You can check out Social Media Hacks to learn how you can upload Canva photos from your desktop to Instagram.



InstaquoteHave you ever wanted to add words to a photo? Or share your thoughts on Instagram? Instaquote is a free mobile app which will create beautiful text pictures specifically for Instagram. Express yourself with 50+ fonts, colours, and text options or use your own. 




Wow... want to take your real-time video to the next level? Try Videohance, the ultimate video editor offering an abundance of gorgeous presets, special effects, filters, gradients and music. Videohance adjusts the look and feel of your video in real-time. I think you're going to love it.




Over offers an amazing selection of tools for adding text and artwork to your photos. Designed with mobile creative in mind, Over features standard and custom-made fonts and well-crafted artwork combined with a sleek design, easy-to-use functionality, and immediate sharing ability. Add handcrafted icons for any occasion, design with geometric font awesomeness, like "Happy Birthday" in style and when you're finished you can send it directly via email, text message, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Path and of course Instagram.




Do you like to publish quotes? I'll bet this is the easiest application out there to do just that. ReciteThis is a desktop application that creates and publishes quotes. It's a fun site where you can type in quotes and then you can choose a design. In just the click of the mouse, your quote becomes a masterpiece. Create your quote and post it anywhere - Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr, and Instagram or simply email it to a friend.




Getriver is a free Instagram search and engagement tool. Getriver is designed to help increase Instagram engagement. According to GetRiver, Instagram posts (on average) generate a per-follower engagement rate of 4.21%. That means Instagram delivers brands 58 times more engagement per follower than Facebook and 120 times more engagement per follower than Twitter. GetRiver provides an organized convenient column design – much like Tweetdeck. You can quickly discover what happened on your accounts, your competitor accounts, recent post comments, in a given location and your favourite hashtags.


Back to you

Are you on Instagram? Are you using any of these applications to enhance your visual marketing? If you have other tools that you've found effective, please leave us a comment. We'd love to hear from you. In the meantime, happy Instagramming – and don't forget to download the latest Instagram issue of Fish Where The Fish Are below.

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Written by Murray Sye

Murray is the CEO and Creative Director with the award-winning
Toronto HubSpot agency partner, WhiteSpace. You can
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