How to use your iPhone camera to extremes? Certainly users today will say that it is Instagram. The Instagram app is free, and it is really a hot tool for iPhone owners to capture photos whenever & wherever and apply cool effects effortlessly with built-in 11 different kinds of customized filters.
I’m afraid that all of these cannot make a magnificent app. Actually, the most highlighted feature of Instagram is his photos sharing ability. Tremendous photos can be uploaded and shared to popular social websites including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and more at your fingertips. Even putting on your computer it would be great to make your photos social with the powerful Instagram.
However, the multi-platform Instagram app only supports iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and can run on Android 2.2 (Froyo) or higher and it cannot be used on Windows & Mac. How to get a similar Instagram for computer?
As a brilliant photo-sharing app, Instagram is not the unique one available for you. Still there’re Instagram for computer alternatives allow users to capture, edit and share photos to social websites instantly being akin to the Instagram.
Carousel – The best way for you to experience Instagram for Mac! The app is priced at $1.99 with half a month free trial. It can perfectly capture retro charm of Instagram and view photos from your friends. Also, you can use it to upload photos from your desktop.
Instagrille – It can be an alternative for Instagram for Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8. The platform is created by SweetLabs and allows users to do most of the same things you can do with the Instagram except for ability to upload photos. It is free!
Webstagram – Awesome! The Webstagram allows users to interact with their profile, check photos and leave likes & comments freely just like Instagrille. Really a great solution for you to bring Instagram for desktop! Even the app can tell you which filters your friends have been using.
Inkstagram – With intuitive interface that similar to the Instagram, the Inkstagram is a pretty web app for personal photos sharing in a grid-like format. You can browse likes, change your settings and follow new people and comment their photos. All in your computer!
GramFeed – You can view your stream of friends’ photos, view your friends’ individual streams, see your and their followers, search for people and view popular photos with GramFeed. Most of things you can do on iPhone can be done on PC with this Twitter-like platform.
InstantRetro – Enabling you to share pictures on Facebook, Twitter, Hyves and Google Plus, the InstantRetro can also provide you Instagram experience on desktop. The InstantRetro doesn’t require you to sign up or log in and can lets you edit and tweak your photos quickly.
Instagreat – Created by Brits Elliott Kember and Hector Simpson, The Instagreat is a gorgeous site allowing his users to flick through popular images on PC, see how many likes a photo has, where it was taken and what filter it used. However, there’s no way to log in with your Instagram account.
Instagrid – The popular photo-sharing site is a gallery for Instagram. You can view and share photos on the computer and invite people who don’t use Instagram to subscribe to your feed via email. But if you send your Instagram snaps to Flickr or a Tumblr blog as well, Instagrid may not be worth setting up.
Tip: If you want to share your iPhone photos to computer with these Instagram alternatives, you can use iPhone to Computer Transfer to transfer iPhone photos to desktop and then share with your friends instantly.