May 27, 2014
Instagrille for Pokki is a hybrid Instagram-focused tool that is useful but also frustrating in terms of its requirements. Because it forces installation of Pokki, creates irremovable quick launch icons, and creates a native app-interface on your PC that you may not want, it has its trade-offs, though the interface is decidedly stripped down, offering a useful way to browse Instagram on your desktop.
Installation will take some time as you need to also install Pokki and new menu items are created as the app-interface is generated on your desktop. To open Instagrille, you must open Pokki first and find the app. It will then open with random Instagram images sorted by popularity or location. You can also log in to your account and view images in your feed. With only a handful of buttons, a small screen and a tiled interface, it is very much an app in the style of Windows Phone 8 or iOS 6, but it works quite well on your desktop. Responsive and fast, it is a great browsing tool for Instagram, allowing you to like, share, comment on, and upload images quickly, as you would on your phone.
If you don’t mind installing Pokki and its proprietary app interface on your PC, or if you already have it installed, Instagrille is one of the better ways to surf through Instagram images on your desktop. If you prefer not to add new interface layers to your machine, this app may be too intrusive. Uninstallation is just as frustrating as the initial install.
Instagrille is a free Instagram app for your computer. Instagrille is a free desktop app that lets you view, share and discover Instagram photos directly from your computer. In addition to all your favorite features including feeds, profile views, comments and ‘likes’, this desktop app offers features even your Instagram iOS and Android apps don’t have. With Instagrille you can view photos on a full-screen monitor, discover photos taken nearby, and download photos to your computer. Instagrille is made by Pokki, free software that brings a modern app experience to your computer. ‘The application is sexy enough to make even Mac-addicts drool.’ – VentureBeat ‘Instagrille 2.0 offers one of the best desktop Instagram experiences I’ve seen.’ – CNET ‘…a really nice, elegant and well-designed desktop app.’ – The Next Web NOTE: Instagram does not allow third party apps to upload images, therefore it is not possible using Instagrille. Features * Browse and view popular photos and feeds. * View photos with resizable windows. * Download and save your favorite Instagram photos to your desktop. * Receive real-time notifications when important updates. * Search users and photos that match your interests. * Find pictures from users close by with new ‘Nearby’ tab. * Share photos with friends and family on social networks
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