Is it possible to use Instagram on a desktop in the most effective ways?

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A few years ago the answer would be ‘’no’’ because most people used their mobile phones or smartphones for Instagram, but nowadays the same people use the desktop version because they have a light laptop they can carry with them everywhere.

Some tools are designed specifically for using Instagram from a PC:

I have listed some of the most effective tools you can use on a desktop.

YellowDuck .tv

As a type of content that’s known to increase audience engagement, live-streamed video can be of tremendous help for cultivating a following on any social network. With Yellow Duck, you can instantly create a live stream on Instagram from your PC, Mac, Linux, and more. Streaming to Instagram is simple, and the set up is almost the same as if you were to stream on any other live video streaming website or service.

With this tool, you can instantly create a live stream on Instagram from your Macbook Pro, PC, Linux, and more. Streaming to Instagram is simple, and the set up is almost the same as if you were to stream on any other live video streaming website or service.

It only takes three simple steps to stream Instagram live from a Mac or PC with Yellow Duck:

  • Log into your Instagram account with Yellow Duck
  • Get the Instagram stream key and RTMP URL
  • Copy them quickly into your encoder or streaming service

Desktop App for Instagram™

This is a Chrome extension that tweaks the Desktop Instagram version to look exactly like the mobile app. Launch the app with an icon, click on your toolbar, and enjoy a clean, mobile app-style UI, loaded into a separate popup window.

NOTE: Desktop App for Instagram™ does NOT belong or related to the official Instagram website in any way. It is an unofficial extension that is developed and maintained independently.

Instagram Creator Studio

This is the most convenient way that you can upload photos to Instagram from a PC or Mac. You just need a Business or Creator account to be able to use it, however. Instagram Creator Studio offers many benefits, but importantly it allows creators to publish and schedule posts from your desktop. You can even schedule IGTV videos.

Deskgram

You can use Deskgram as a desktop version of Instagram. You can use it to upload high-quality photos directly from your browser. Unlike some of these apps, you run Deskgram from the web, so there is no need to install the software.

You can use Deskgram on Windows, Mac, and Linux machines. All you need is a copy of Google Chrome and the Deskgram Extension for Chrome.

Although Deskgram is great for creating image posts, video uploads are not currently possible in the Windows version.

VAIZLE

With this tool, you will get your social media data interpreted into actionable tips that you can use daily to improve your social media performance.

Vaizle will give you daily insights across multiple variables in the forms of graphs, charts, numbers, and daily tips.

Also, to understand what types of posts and hashtags are giving you the best social media engagement. Judge your social media strategy across various engagement types — applause, conversation, and amplification.

It is always up to you what kind of tools and apps you want to use with your app or PC because mostly it depends on your brand, business, and practice.

If you have a brand or a business and want to promote it on IG it is better if you use your laptop.

Digital marketing brand strategist. Allegedly wise to the ways of PR, Digital Marketing and Social Media.