Viral Wavy Filter: How can We Get it On Instagram and Tik Tok?

Instagram and Tik Tok are among the most famous social media platforms, and people use these platforms for fun and to spread their creativity worldwide. These two social media platforms attract people’s attention by providing them with captivating and amazing features that they use to enhance their creativity. The users admire these trendy features and use them to create awesome videos.

These filters became very popular among Instagram and Tik Tok creators, and due to this, the active users of these platforms are increasing daily due to these grabbing filters. When the creators use these filters in their creations, they attract people and thus get millions of views on their creations.

There’s a new feature on Instagram, Snapchat and Tik Tok: Viral wavy and waves filter. It’s a very latest and trendy feature nowadays.

Learn to create Reels or movies with millions of views on Instagram or TikTok by using the wavy or waves filter. It has entered the ranks of recent viral favourites like the Rotoscope and Crying or Sad face filters.

In a similar way to how Snapchat had Crying face, Instagram has this much-discussed filter as a native feature. But you can use it to make gorgeous films that everyone will enjoy on TikTok, Snapchat, or any other social media network.

What is the viral Wavy or Waves Filter on Instagram?

On Instagram, a wavy or waves filter is an effect that the users tend to use in their videos. As the word “wavy” indicates, it creates a curve or wavy effect on the things in motion when we use it. If you are standing or walking and you use this filter, it will create a wavy effect in your posture, and it will look as if you are dancing at that time.

This new filter on Instagram and Tik Tok, “waves or Wavy”, creates a dancing or wavy effect in the position of a person. This filter went viral among Instagram and Tik Tok users, and creators became fans of it. They just love this new filter and discuss it on other social media platforms.

Some are using this filter for spreading creativity, while others are using it just for making fun and laughter and thus spreading amusement. When people share their photos with such filters, others wonder and search for and ask about this filter and use it. In this way, this filter got viral and became popular among Instagram users.

How can we use Waves or Wavy Filter in Reels?

It’s a very simple process to use Wavy or waves filter in reels and videos on Instagram. It’s the same as creating any reel and adding a filter. If you want to know the steps on how to use this filter in reels, then follow the steps below;

  • Open the Instagram app.
  • Make sure you are using an Updated version of Instagram; if not, then update it from App Store or Play Store according to the device you are using. (Search Instagram in the search bar and then click on the Update button beside your Instagram option).
  • Then on an updated version of the Instagram app, there’s a + sign at the top right corner of your screen. Tap on it.
  • From the options, click on “reels”.
  • After that, make the video in which you want to add that filter.
  • To add the filter, click on the “Browse effects” button and then go to the search bar.
  • There you type “waves or wavy ” in the search bar.
  • From the options, search the filter by @Kar.ina-.
  • Once you find the filter add it to your reel or story.

After following the above steps and adding a filter to your video, you need to add some sound. For that, follow the steps below;

  • After you record and add a filter to your reel, tap on the sticker icon with the waves filter.
  • After that, click on “Music”.
  • After that, search for “Cumba Buena” by group La Cumbia and add it to your video.
  • After that, you can select the part of the track you want to use in your reel by just adjusting and moving the slider.
  • After that, tap on “Done”.

Then you can share that reel on your Instagram feed or Story. You can also save it on your device, share it with your friends, and make fun.

How can we Use Viral  Waves or Wavy filters on Tik Tok?

How can we Use Viral  Waves or Wavy filters on Tik Tok?

This filter, “waves or wavy’ is not available on Tik Tok till now. But then, How the Tik Tokers are using this filter in their videos and reels? This is the question. If this filter is unavailable on Tik Tok, it doesn’t mean we cannot use it. This article will tell you how you can use this filter on Tik Tok.

You can follow these steps if you want to add this filter to your videos on Tik Tok and make fun.

  • Make the video on Instagram and add waves or wavy filters by the above-mentioned steps.
  • When you create it, download the video in your device’s gallery.
  • When this video is available on your device, then open the Tik Tok app.
  • There you click on the “+” button at the centre of your screen and then click on “Upload”.
  • Then you select the video from the gallery that you have made on Instagram using that filter.
  • You can add different stickers and effects if you want.
  • Finally, post that video on Tik Tok

Wavy Videos on Tik Tok

There are many videos with wavy filters on Tik Tok on the “For you” page. You can view these wavy videos there and have fun. You can also post your wavy video on Tik Tok’s For You page and grab thousands of likes, views and comments. So, don’t get late. Make an exciting video and share it.

Can we use the Viral Wavy or Waves Filter on Snapchat?

Yes, we use the viral wavy or waves filter on Snapchat and post our videos with this filter. For that, you must follow the same method as posting a video with the waves filter on Tik Tok. It is because this filter is also not available on Snapchat yet. You need to use Instagram for this, as that filter is available on Instagram only.

Once you make a video with this wavy filter and save it on your device, you can share it with your friends and followers and also can post it to your Story or streaks on Snapchat.

Not only Snapchat, but you can also follow the same method and post this video on any social media platforms, including Facebook, YouTube shorts, etc.  This filter is very trendy nowadays, so it’s right to post one of our videos with this filter and have fun.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the wavy filter called?

The viral wavy filter on Instagram is called “waves” It creates a wavy effect of the person even standing still or moving, and it seems like he’s dancing.

What is the wave digital filter?

A wave digital filter (WDF) [137] is a very specific filter based on physical modeling principles.

How can I get filters on Instagram?

If you want to add filters to your photos or videos on Instagram, then follow the steps below;

  • Capture a photo or video on which you want to add a filter.
  • Then tap on the filters option on your screen.
  • Select the filter you want and then tap on that filter to adjust the strength of that filter by moving the slider.
  • After that, tap on Done. And save the change.

How do you search on Picuki?

If you want to search on Picuki (Instagram viewer app), then follow the steps below;

  • Enter your username. It may be your name or the word you want to enter.
  • Click on the View button, or you can also access the Quick search results.
  • Then watch and save photos, videos, etc. There you can watch everything anonymously and download anything without letting anyone know.


In this article, we have discussed the new and viral Wavy or waves filter on Instagram. We have also shed light on the easy steps you can follow to make your videos and reels on Instagram and post them not only on Instagram but also on Tik Tok and Snapchat with your friends and have fun.

Have you tried this filter and made any of your videos? If yes, then feel free to share your experience and ideas about this filter. If you have not used it yet, then just go and make a super fantastic video by following the steps mentioned above. for any queries, comment in the section below.

Eli Overbey

Elioverbey is a Hillman professor of information science and human-machine emeritus at Carnegie Mellon University. Elioverbey has a broad interest in design technology and social effects, spanning from computer-based teamwork and computer-assisted collaborative research to human-robot interaction.

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