Non-official fully featured Instagram app now available for Windows Phone
- On August 22, 2013
A fully featured Instagram app for Windows Phone 8 is finally available for download. However, it is not official and does not come from Facebook. It is developed by the French developer Rudy Huyn and named 6tag. It comprises most of the features of the official application for Android and iOS. Previously known as 6tagram, 6tag allows the user to upload pictures and videos, tag friends, geotag his posts, and brings features such as video recording with cut scenes, and front and back camera support. It offers access to the official Instagram`s filters, linear and radial blur effects, and video uploads. Also, it supports sharing to social networks, such as Facebook, Tumblr, Flickr, Foursquare, and Twitter.
As it is an unofficial third-party application, a question in terms of its usability arises. If Facebook makes some changes in its APIs, the app would stop working and become useless. A few weeks ago Instagram changed the spam filters and afterwards began to delete and block pictures uploaded from third-party clients. Also, a few months ago Microsoft made an Instagram app for Windows Phone, but could not launch it. It is not clear when there will be an official app for Windows Phone as Instagram does not make comments whether it plans to do so. You can download the app here.
Source: The Verge