5 FREE Apps That Can Propel You To Fame On Instagram

At a time where everything is about aesthetics, going the extra mile to fine-tune your social media platforms could be the determining factor in growing your follower count. With resources readily available for everyone, jumping in on the bandwagon has gotten a lot easier.

To buy you some time, we’ve done our research and proudly present 5 free apps which will help you on your journey to becoming a better content creator.


Always wondered how your favourite content creators and influencers manage to post nice photos that complement each other so well? The secret lies in photo editing! Sometimes, a little brightening or sharpening is all you need for your photos to go from zero to hero.

If you’re looking for a one-stop app, Lightroom, which is widely used by professionals, is your new best friend. This app has everything you need from editing to color manipulation and resizing tools. Unlike other apps, Lightroom allows you to adjust each specific color in your photo, including the hue, saturation, and luminance.

Found your specific aesthetic? Worry not! You can easily create presets to save some time off editing future photos, or download presets made by other users. Lightroom is for download on mobile but the desktop software requires a subscription.

Tip: Don’t be afraid to experiment with each tool. If you need help, YouTube is your best friend when it comes to tutorial videos.


Ok so you’ve edited your photos. What now?It’s time to curate your Instagram feed! Before brands and potential followers decide to work with you or follow your account, they first browse through your feed. If they like what they see, you’re more likely to seal the deal.

This is why having an aesthetic and neat feed is essential today. UNUM is a free app that allows you to plan your feed with ease. On top of getting an overview of your potential feed, you can even throw on filters, make last-minute edits, and add hashtags or captions to your post beforehand before scheduling it. You may upgrade your account to unlock more features.

As a bonus, this app can be used to create and plan content for TikTok as well.

Tip: Treat your feed like a portfolio. Have a balance of both organic and sponsored content to truly showcase who you are as a person.


It’s time to utilize your Instagram stories! In addition to helping you increase your visibility and engagement rates on Instagram, posting stories are an easy way to help you remain active without spending too much time on creating content for an actual post.

Because it’s so much easier to gain visibility, you now have to compete with other accounts for your followers’ attention. Using gifs and creating eye-catching stories is one way to work around it. StoriesEdit, available for android and iOS, comes with more than 300 customisable templates for IG stories and posts. This app can also help all our Tiktokers out there!

This is perfect for those who need a quick fix, without compromising on the aesthetics. It’s a free app but subscriptions are available for access to all the templates.

Tip: Engage with your audience. Ask quick questions, form polls, and even have Q&As!


Interested in showcasing your favorite IG stories for more than 24 hours? Keep them highlighted!

As an aspiring influencer and upcoming content creator, all parts of your IG feed are important. Highlight icons show your personal branding and style. They also allow your profile to have a neat and professional look.

Lose the visual clutter with StoryLight to organize and showcase your favorite moments Use their numerous templates or edit your own icons to your heart’s content to match your feed.

Download the app through the Apple Store or Google Play.

Tip: Ensure that you are highlighting moments that can resonate with your target audience and brands you look forward to working with.


Photos? Check. Feed? Check. Highlights? Check.

It’s now time for you to kickstart your creator journey and attract a variety of brands to widen your portfolio, Partipost is a free app you should definitely check out. Since you’re using your social platform to share about your life or reviews and good deals with your friends, why not get paid for them?

With the Partipost app, you can easily access campaigns at your fingertips, keep track of those you’ve joined, and cash out your earnings whenever you’d like! Unlike traditional agencies, our platform is contract-free. This means you can choose which brands to work with without worrying about hitting a minimum number of campaigns or having a minimum follower count. That said, brands typically look for individuals with at least 200 followers.

New to Partipost? Check out our Instagram to browse through our past campaigns and view our guide on how to get started. The app is free to download on android and iOS here.

Tip: Take note that some brands have specific requirements, so be sure to read each brief carefully!

Don’t just take our word for it, try these amazing apps out for yourself and find out why they are worth the hype!

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