To all the story buffs and influencers-to-be, this list of story apps will make your life a whole lot more exciting! Make your stories extra cool with these free apps that will help you create unique stories and give you more options, layouts, templates, fonts, designs and more!
Using cool videos for stories couldn’t get easier. Download InShot for speed-control, music, blur, convert, split and merge tools for videos. For photos it also has a collage maker and photo editor with filters, effects, texts, icons, and other photo and video enhancement tools.
Canva is a very popular app for stories, designs and other stuff. It offers 60,000+ templates, over 1 million background images, design tools like design grids, photo vignette, photo blur, and photo enhancer and a large collection of stickers, badges, icons, frames, and textures. So it’s more of a design app to create and edit your designs.
The app is easy to use and does not require any previous design expertise. For video stories, sounds can be added either from the app collection or from your own phone. The app also creates animated video posts, has beautiful typography options, multiple text cutouts, layouts, and text effects, stock photos and a cloud backup that allows easy syncing.
Make picture or video collages for your Instagram stories with PhotoGrid. It can also be used to create memes for Instagram stories and has the option to add GIFs to those memes. The app contains 300+ photo collage templates, a makeup and beautifying feature for profile shots, a real-time selfie camera and video recorder, 60+ filters and over 90 different backgrounds.
If you are looking for an app that lets you quickly add fun and attention-grabbing text over your Instagram Story images, look no further than Typorama. The app offers over 50 typographic styles, 100+ fonts and typefaces, advanced text styling tools, hundreds of quotes to use for your stories, thousands of stock images to choose from, gradients, shadows, and distortion features for text enhancement.
Find Typorama on the AppStore
Microsoft Hyperlapse helps you create time-lapse videos to share on your Instagram stories. The recording time limit for time-lapse videos is 20 minutes. For changing the speed limit, it can increase the speed by up to 32 times of the normal speed.
This app includes a range of backgrounds, fonts, stickers, and a vast library of templates. Over is a more advanced app, so it can take some time to learn. But once you’ve got the basics covered you’ll find endless possibilities.