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Instagram for Android 6.0.1

There can be few people with a cell phone who have not used it to snap a photo when out and about. Long gone are the days when phone cameras were sub-par offerings – now you will find that the camera component of your phone is comparable to a dedicated camera. With photos stored on your camera memory you can show off your snaps to people you meet, you can transfer them to your computer, or you can share them by posting to the likes of Facebook or attaching to an email.

But if you’re looking for something a little more interesting, you might want to take a look at Instagram. This is a free app that not only helps you to share the photos you take, but also provides you with various tools to transform your photos into something truly stunning. You might think that using a phone limits your image editing potential, but Instagram features a range of filters and effects that can do everything from creating tilt-shift effect to giving shots a vintage look.

The service has come in for some criticism of late due to its popularity and the sheer number of photos that make use of the effects it has to offer, but this does not take away from just how great it is and how much fun there is to be had. In addition to the special effects and filters, there are a series of borders to choose from, and you can not only share your images with other Instagram users, but also via the likes of Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr.

There is integration with other services so you can opt to use Instagram as an image host in other apps and in many respects the app is comparable to Twitter. You can opt to follow other people using the service so you keep updated with their latest photos, and you and view a photos stream of their images as well as others you may be interested in. There’s support for liking and commenting , and all of this is wrapped up in a well-designed interface that is a joy to use.

What's new in v6?

- Double-tap on filters to adjust the filter strength
- Perfect your composition with Adjust and Vignette
- Enrich colors with Warmth and Saturation
- Adjust lights and darks with Brightness, Contrast, Highlights and Shadows
- Make your photos crisp and clear with Sharpen
- It’s now easier to upload and share videos
- Improved design and bug fixes

Platforms: Android
Version: 1.1.1
Licence: Freeware
Manufacturer: Instagram Inc
Date Added: {ts '2014-06-04 19:15:00'}

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