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Make engaging Instagram story ads for free

Discover an easier way to make Instagram story ads using Creatopy's free intuitive editor. Work alone or together with your team members and customize, resize or animate any template to align it with your brand's style while staying consistent. It's easier than ever to create an engaging Instagram story ad.

Create Instagram Stories Online with Creatopy's Instagram Story Maker
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Create Instagram stories using templates

Get a head start by searching through our templates gallery. Pick a customizable free Instagram story ad template and use any high-quality stock photos, illustrations, icons, and other design elements from Creatopy's library to edit the template and make it consistent with your brand.

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How to make Instagram story ads with Creatopy

Create an Instagram story ad for free in just 4 easy steps by using Creatopy's drag and drop editor.

  • Choose a template

    Browse the template gallery and pick one that you can easily customize using drag and drop motions. You can also start from scratch and add all the elements yourself.

  • Edit the story

    Customize your story ad for free by adding or removing any design elements. Easily animate your visual using the Magic Animator presets and Timeline and turn it into an Instagram video story.

  • Adjust the size

    Use the resize tool from our Instagram story ad maker and turn your story into an Instagram post. Have the same style on the platform and make your brand easily recognizable.

  • Export your design

    Download your ads in any format you need, including JPG, PNG, GIF, or MP4, and get ready to reach your desired audience on Instagram.


Resourceful features for Instagram story ad making

Start making your Instagram ads for free on a platform that fits all your creative requirements. Explore Creatopy's automation features packed in a collaborative environment and create powerful visuals easily.


Design generator

Create an entire ad campaign with a few clicks. Choose the predefined ad sizes for an Instagram post, use the right story ad specs, and edit all of them simultaneously.


Smooth video editing

Increase engagement by adding stock videos or animated presets to your story ads. Customize them using the Timeline editor, without needing video editing skills.


Brand alignment

Add a touch of your brand's personality in every Instagram story design by saving all your assets in a Brand Kit. Quickly access the kit anytime from the workspace.


Stock content

Make every ad engaging by picking high-quality stock content. Use the filter option and find the photos, videos, or audio that match the overall idea of your ads.


Background remover

Highlight your products and make them stand out in your Instagram ad stories. Use the background remover and keep your products as the main or only focus of the ad.


Dynamic collaboration

Foster a collaborative culture with people from or outside your team. Leave and receive comments on designs in real-time and implement changes on the spot.

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Use Creatopy's free Instagram story ad maker and start designing effective ads

Now it's easier than ever to create free Instagram story ads that capture users' attention and make them swipe up. Use templates and design elements to create eye-catching ads and the automation features to speed up the entire creation process.