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Create free designs for Instagram stories.

Share an eye-catching Instagram story with the help of Adobe Express. Use our free images, templates, and design assets to get started. Instantly download a high-quality file to share right to your Instagram story.

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All your Instagram story design needs for free in one place.

Fill your Instagram stories with stunning content with the help of Adobe Express. Explore templates, upload your photos, or choose from libraries of free images, icons, and graphics to build your story design. It’s as easy as choosing a template, customizing, and sharing.

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How to make Instagram stories.

Create your Instagram story now

Tell an unforgettable story on Instagram with Adobe Express.

Take your Instagram stories to the next level with the design capabilities of Adobe Express. Make customized stories, including edited images, photo collages, and stunning graphics. In one tap, you can even apply templates and animation styles to make your message stand out. Combine images, video, graphics, music, and more to tell your story. Instantly download high-quality files to share on your story for all your friends and followers to enjoy.

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Let Adobe Express be your Instagram story design expert.

Hone your creativity with the power of Adobe Express. Explore professionally designed templates to get your wheels spinning or create your photo from scratch. Establish a theme for your designs using pictures, icons, logos, personalized fonts, and other customizable elements to make them feel entirely authentic. Duplicate designs and resize them to create consistency across multiple types of assets. With Adobe Express, it’s free and easy to make, save, and share your designs within minutes.

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Frequently asked questions.

Can I make Instagram stories for free with this tool?
Adobe Express is free to use, so don’t hesitate to make an account if you don’t already have one. Upgrade to a paid version for more features or to use Adobe Express with your whole team. See the pricing page for details.
What features can I use to customize my Instagram story design?
Switch up the fonts, imagery, or layout of your Instagram story with ease. Explore design assets, backgrounds, and icons that you can drop into your design to take it to the next level. Hit the resize option to automatically resize your Instagram story for any other social destination.
How can I add images to my Instagram story design?
Upload your own imagery from your device to use right in your graphic. Explore royalty-free stock photos or Adobe Stock for thousands of professional images. You can even integrate with Dropbox, Google Photos, Google Drive, and other Adobe apps for additional resources.
What file type can I download for my Instagram story design?
Download your graphic as a JPG or PNG to post it right to Instagram. You can also download your story design as a PDF for other destinations. If you choose to animate your story graphic, you can download it as an MP4 video.
How do I animate my Instagram story design?
You can animate the text or the images in your story design. Select the Animation tool and choose from a handful of creative animation options to find the one that fits your graphic best.