Completely rewrote core parts of the app. InstaDesk 2.2 is a magnitude faster than previous releases.
We revamped the memory infrastructure so that InstaDesk 2.2 consumes far less memory than before.
The user interface has been improved, the looks have been modernized.
Create slideshows out of any set of images. Photo albums, a friends’ pictures, tagged images, popular images, and many more.
Instagram centers around fantastic pictures. InstaDesk has view modes to see them just as you need: Small icons, medium icons, feed, or detail view.
Millions of beautiful images on Instagram! You’d love to like so many of them! InstaDesk displays a small heart when you hover over any image. Click it, and you liked it in record time.
If you follow many people it is almost impossible to see close friends’ pictures. InstaDesk allows you to define your ‘favourite friends’. You can directly see their updates.
Someone else also wants to check IG on your Mac? You have two accounts? InstaDesk now lets you easily switch to a different user with the click of a button.
Get notified if you gain new followers, likes, or comments. Even more, get Growl notifications when somebody posts a new image on your feed.
Drag and drop fantastic images into albums. Create albums with your favourite cityscape pictures or beloved beach pictures.
Download or share images and albums with one click. Albums can be shared on www.instadeskalbums.com.
If you lounge for vacation and want to see beautiful beach pictures - no problem. With InstaDesk you can see pictures for tags, search tags, and even save favourite tags.
See the comments you already replied to, 'star' comments for later review, filter comments by author, replied, stared, and much more. Emoji Popup that allows to easily insert Emoji, just like on iOS.
InstaDesk has a powerful 'Comment Templates' engine, that allows you to easily post similar comments, even on multiple images at once.
InstaDesk displays a small yellow triangle in the bottom right on these users that follow you back.
See your or your friends profiles, pictures, followers, people they follow, or even the biographies.
Images can be downloaded simply by dragging and dropping them on your desktop or any folder on your Mac. This also works with multiple selections.
If you're following a large amount of people, it's difficult to keep track. InstaDesk now hosts a new view that makes it much easier, to get an overview of your followers mass unfollow your follows
Which of your images has the most likes? For thisor other questions, you can now tell InstaDesk to load a huge amount of items up front and then filter and search them right away.
If you have a private account, there is a handy view in InstaDesk to easily accept or deny relationship requests or even do “confirm all”.
The detail view sports a 'mini gallery' to easily switch to other images from the current selection.
Just hover over an image, and you directly get the most important stats: user, date, amount of likes, and amount of comments.
InstaDesk now lets you sync your images to a folder on your harddisk. Just activate, and all images you upload will be mirrored there.
Fast user preview allows you to quickly check a user who liked or posted or follows you without opening the profile. Just click the button and you can see all the important details without leaving the current view.
|Feature||InstaDesk||Other Mac apps||Instagram App||Instagram Web|
|View liked images|
|Like, comment, browse|
|Reply to follow requests|
|Notification center support|
|Mass actions (mass like, mass comments)*|
|Download whole tags|
|Download multiple images|
|Drag and drop download|
|Automatically sync your pictures|
|Save images in albums|
|Save favorite user lists|
|Save favorite tag lists|
|See favorite users' new images|
|See who follows you back|
|Mass manage followers*|
|Slideshow images and image selections|
* Limited by the amount of Likes, Comments, Follows, or Unfollows that Instagram allows per hour
** Please the relevant FAQ entry for the limitations of news in InstaDesk
InstaDesk provides a slick, simple, desktop way to view and appreciate the photos of others.
InstaDesk requires a Mac running Mac OS X 10.6 or higher.
Sadly, uploading images is forbidden by Instagram which allows only uploads from mobile devices.