Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Instagram for PC free Download (Windows 7/8/XP/Mac)

Posted by Prateek Bansal
Visual are always catchier than text and same thing apply for social media as well. Photos sharing sites such as Pinterst and Instagram are overtaking other traditional social media and Instagram is one such platform which is growing at much rapid speed than any other photo sharing sites. Serving more than 200 million users online Instagram has been downloaded by millions of users on Android, iOS and windows Smartphone.

Instagram for PC free Download

But as more people are also using PC windows for their regular work I have come up with the tutorial to download Instagram for PC windows as well. Also to edit and making your photo even more attractive no other device could make the changes better than PC computer.

Features and overview of Instagram PC version:

For those new to Smartphone arena let us make you aware of the popularity of Instagram from the fact that Instagram was acquired by Facebook in 2012 due to its tremendous increasing popularity. Back then Facebook paid around US $1 billion in cash. Instagram is a simple app to capture and share your world's moments with your friends and other people you care. The best feature is that it gives you the ability to customize your photos by enabling number of features and effects.

Instagram for PC free Download (Windows 7/8/XP/Mac)

Here are few more features that make your pictures gallery even more attractive:

  • Instagram works just like an another social media where you see updates from your friends whenever you open the app, but the difference here is that you get photos or videos in status instead of text status etc.
  • If you like an photo and want to share it with your friends on different social media sites then Instagram gives you the option to share your pictures to most of the social media site including Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Tumblr and Foursquare.
  • There is no restriction on how much you share and how large you share, which means that you can upload unlimited photos and videos no matter how big they are in size.
  • You can also add the location to your picture by using photo map option right from the app which is great to tell your friends that where you have been.
  • Both front and back camera can be used to take picture and send on Instagram
  • Very user friendly, smooth and simple interface of the app make you addict to the app forever.
  • You would also not miss the likes and comments as on different other social media sites because Instagram gives you the option to interact with your friends by sharing, liking and commenting on their pictures.

By now you must have known much about the Instagram, now without going deep into the features I would directly going to come to the point and share the steps to download the Instagram for You PC windows.

Download Instagram for PC for free (Windows 7/8/XP):

Although Instagram is not officially available for the PC users but here we will give you the two methods to download Instagram for PC windows. We are going to use the third party software to do that and this software are trusted and used by millions of users, so you don’t need to worry about the security issues.

Method 1: Download Instagram by using BlueStack for PC:

In this method we are going to make use of BlueStack emulator which will install the app perfectly and smoothly and here is the complete steps by step guide.

  • In first step we need to download BlueStack from official site here
  • Finish the download and installation process by following on- screen instruction and also make sure to reboot your computer after that.
  • By clicking the icon will launch the app. Just head to search button and search for “Instagram” in the box. Alternatively you can also download the apk and manually install it in BlueStack.
  • Click on the install button which will automatically complete the downloading and installing process.
  • After full installation go to “My App” tab in BlueStack and launch the app to start enjoying the app features.

That’s it now you can share bunch of your travel and other photos with your friends from your computer.

Method 2: Download Instagram for PC using Software:

In this method you can install the software called Pixsta which is available for free to download. Although this software is not officially from Instagram rather it uses API to use the Instagram features on your PC.

Here are the steps to do so:

  • Just click on the link below to go the site and click on the download button to download the exe file.
  • Once you install it on your PC and it will ask you to enter you profile id which you would get from the official site of Instagram by registering for the new account. 
  • However if you already have account on Instagram you can just enter it and start to explore the astonishing g pictures and photos world.

In case you are getting any error while following the above steps make sure to install latest graphics drivers and DirectX 11 in your PC before installing the app. In case this doesn't solve your problem feel free to ask in the comments below.


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