Users of the social network Instagram in addition to square shapes photos and videos can now use two new format: portrait and landscape. This was reported on the official website of the company.
The decision to impose additional formats was made due to the fact that every fifth image or video posted to Instagram, initially are not square.
Now when you publish a new snapshot, you can select orientation: portrait (vertical) landscape (horizontal) or square. New proportions are in the range of 1.91 to 1 to 4 to 5. In your profile in Instagram shots continue to display a square, so that the page looked uniformly, but in the news feed subscribers images and videos will appear in the format in which they will be placed by the user.
The same applies to video download. Previously publish horizontal or vertical picture in Instagram with the assistance of third-party apps, but still in the square.
New formats, according to developers, will allow to bring the images as they were intended, and the video will make it more cinematic.
In addition, Instagram has authorized the use of video filters to your photos, and Vice versa. And video filters appeared power applications. Updates will appear in the app Instagram 7.5 for iOS Android.