The Instagram app is finally available for Windows 10 PCs and tablets.
For the most part, the PC and tablet-ready app contains all of the features already available on the Windows 10 Mobile version of the app such as search, explore and Instagram Direct messaging.
The biggest feature is the ability to view Stories and post and edit photos — things you can’t do if you simply go to Instagram.com.
But there’s a huge caveat to posting and editing photos: The features are only available on PC and tablets with touchscreens and rear cameras.
So much for using your webcam to take silly selfies and posting them directly to Instagram. Posting and editing photos with tablet-laptop hybrids like the Surface Pro should work just fine, though, since it has a camera on the backside.
The app doesn’t look very well optimized for widescreens, either. As you can see in the screenshot above from Microsoft, there’s a ton of wasted space on the left and right side. It’s pretty clear the app is designed to work better on tablets, which are generally used in portrait mode.
You can download the app from the Windows Store for free here.