Instagram has announced the launch of a new stand alone app called IGTV. The app is designed for longer Instagram videos.
IGTV is designed to show videos on your smartphone in a vertical way and also full screen, videos will start playing as soon as you open the app.
IGTV, a new app for watching long-form, vertical video from your favorite Instagram creators, like LaurDIY posting her newest project or King Bach sharing his latest comedy skit. While there’s a stand-alone IGTV app, you’ll also be able to watch from within the Instagram app so the entire community of one billion can use it from the very start.
IGTV is different in a few ways. First, it’s built for how you actually use your phone, so videos are full screen and vertical. Also, unlike on Instagram, videos aren’t limited to one minute. Instead, each video can be up to an hour long.
IGTV i now available on Apple’s iOS platform and Google’s Android platform, you can find out more details about the app over at Instagram at the link below.