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20200806 161519 compress21 How To Use Green Screen On Instagram Reels
20200806 161519 compress21 How To Use Green Screen On Instagram Reels

Instagram Reels was introduced, and people are ready to start using the app. But there is little known about this being such a new function. Instagram has added a lot of features to its new Reels feature, which allows users to make short videos bout themselves and upload them right within the app itself. One such is the impact of a green screen. What is a green screen, though, and how do you use it? Let’s go dive in to find out.

What is a green screen?

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The word green screen is used very frequently. Also certain video conferencing devices such as Zoom also made provisions for the same. A green screen is essentially a single (black in this case) colored backdrop that lets you add layered effects to your video. Since the image is a constant colour, it’s easy to totally crop it out and replace it with another virtual image.

Although this also works without the single tone setting, in the simulated setting you can find glitches. Of this purpose a green screen is used to incorporate visual effects in movies.

What is the Instagram Reels Green screen filter?

The green screen filter on Instagram Reels basically lets you superimpose yourself over a virtual video background. So you could be sitting in your house, but make it look like you’re lounging on a beach in Cabo.

The effect lets you upload your own media as your virtual video background. You can use the filter on your primary as well as a secondary camera. The filter lets you add media in the form of a still image or a video.

How to use the Instagram Reels Green screen filter?

There are a variety of creators who have produced green screen filters for Instagram’s latest Reels feature. Instagram itself does also have an official Green screen filter. Some of these filters are exactly the same for green screen. With this tutorial, we’ll use the official green screen filter with Instagram.

Use: Official Instagram Green screen filter

Launch the Instagram app and swipe right to reach the camera page. Alternatively, you could tap on the ‘Your Story’ button in the top left corner.

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Now select ‘Reels’ from the bottom panel.

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Tap the ‘Effects’ button in the left side panel. The green screen filter is not added by default, so you will have to look it up. Scroll to the end of the list of effects and tap ‘Browse effects’.

Tap the ‘Effects’ button in the left side panel. The green screen filter is not added by default, so you will have to look it up. Scroll to the end of the list of effects and tap ‘Browse effects’.

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In the search box at the top, type out ‘Green screen Instagram’. Tap on the filter from Instagram.

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Now tap the ‘Download’ button at the bottom to add it to your list of filters.

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Head back to the Reels function in the camera page and scroll through your filters to find it. Tap the ‘Add media’ button above the Record button and select the video you would like to set as your background.

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Now go ahead and record your Reels video with your virtual background.

Well, now you know how to use the Green screen filter in your Instagram Reels video. If you have any queries, feel free to reach out to us in the comments below. 

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