Preview (iOS Version 1.25)

Preview (iOS Version 1.25) -Synopsis of the App: Preview is an Instagram management tool that lets you plan your feed, schedule posts and analyze the results in one app.

Price and Platform: Free. Android and Apple.

RDN Score: 5/5


  • Easy-to-use design.
  • Schedule content for the day, week or month and view photos in a grid layout similar to how it would appear on Instagram.
  • Add content via your photo library or repost, create carousels and take video or photos directly from the Preview app.
  • Drag and drop images to arrange posts to preview how it will look before going live or use the grid to simply plan and schedule content ahead.
  • Edit photos using Preview’s brightening tool, blemish smoother, filters and stickers.
  • Get insights using Preview analytics, which include total number of carousels, videos and photos, average likes and comments, the most engaging posts per day, week and month and top-performing hashtag groups.
  • Manage multiple Instagram accounts.
  • Unlimited galleries and grid space available in the premium version.
  • Upgrade to Preview Pro to get optimization tools like top hashtags and best post times.
  • No Internet or login required.
  • The app is regularly updated and includes several in-app purchases for filters, reposting and unlimited features.


  • Though it’s the case for all approved Instagram tools, you must go to the Instagram app to actually post.
  • The app automatically adds “ #ipreview” to all posts unless you upgrade to Preview Pro at $7.99/month.

Bottom Line: With design leading the way and useful analytics to support it, Preview is worth a download.

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Marisa Moore, MBA, RDN, LD, is based in Atlanta and specializes in culinary nutrition, communications and consulting. She blogs at Follow her on Instagram and Twitter.