InstaPic is a full – featured Instagram client for Windows 8 and RT
Not to say that Windows 8 and Windows RT are in the priority list of most developers of popular apps, though third-party developers well enough to fill in the gap. On our site you can find reviews of several different Instagram clients, including WinGram and Instametrogram, and InstaPic is a brand new app to work with the most popular social network for sharing photos.
This client offers a whole Arsenal of functions. In addition, it is free, and this is the first such app for Windows 8 and RT, which has a photo editor and lets you view pictures published by other users, but to upload directly to Instagram servers. In General, in it you will find all the features that could get in the official app.
After starting InstaPic understand that the most important aspect of this app is the user interface. Personally, I was impressed. Everything is very intuitive and convenient – starting screen sign in to your account and ending with the process of uploading photos. By the way, the login screen is the first thing that greets you after launching the app. Here you just need to enter your username and password to log in to Instagram. Not are a user of Instagram? I assure you this is not a problem, InstaPic allows you to register a new account via its own interface.
The left pane of the main screen, fit naturally under large pictures (so-called «featured images») which are updated regularly. To get photos from your timeline, or the most popular among the Instagram community. To the right is displayed the rest of the content of the main screen.
The app bar, which you can open by right-clicking the mouse consists of the following buttons: «Home», «Profile», «Search», «Find Friends» and «Refresh». Built-in search is very convenient, and allows you to search user profiles or photos by keywords.
Clicking on the thumbnail image will open a pop-up window where you can look at photo in large size, and also mark it as favorite, or even download to your computer/tablet. In this window you can share the picture in Facebook, Twitter, or send via e-mail. Also InstaPic allows you to comment on photos. In short, all the functions that need to be in a good Instagram client.
To publish your photos you just need to click on the camera icon in the upper right corner. This will allow you to choose a photo from those stored on your hard drive, or take a new picture using your device’s camera.
When a photo is selected, InstaPic will allow you to crop it. Next you will be prompted to either upload a photo or add some strokes using the built-in editor.
The application is integrated graphical editor Aviary Photo Editor, which has various options (sharpness, contrast, orientation, etc.) and lots of cool effects.
The edited version can be saved to disk or publish to your account on Instagram.
The app is available for free in the Windows Store. It works flawlessly when testing on Windows 8.1 I have not noticed any crashes or errors.