Instragam may be the most popular mobile photo-sharing app of our time, but it could certainly benefit from an official web or desktop application. Don’t want to wait? PC users can get their Instagram-fix with the desktop application Instagrille.
Instagram landed on the App Store in October of last year and found insta-favor with iPhone users looking to add effects to photos. A little more than one year later, the San Francisco-based startup has more than 12 million users and a growing selection of third-party applications that have helped make its stylized photo experience more universally accessible.
Instagrille is the latest addition to that list, and gifts PC users with the rich photo-browsing and commenting traits of the Instagram for iPhone application. The desktop app features feed, popular and profile views, and supports comments and “likes.”
The application is available as a free download though Pokki, the five month-old PC app store and platform created by San Diego startup SweetLabs. Instagrille was developed as part of the SweetLabs Pokki app challenge and is eligible to win a $30,000 grand prize, SweetLabs co-founder Chester Ng told VentureBeat.
And if that app doesn’t quench your Instagram thirst, SweetLabs has developed its own Instagram app for its PC app store, aptly named the Instagram Pokki. It’s not quite as pretty as Instagrille, but it does include a few additional features and supports photo, person and tag searches.
PC users: You’ve got options. Go forth and Instagram.