Instagram, a photo sharing social service, has launched IGTV or Instagram TV service. It first launched video few years back, allowing Instagram users to upload short clips up to few seconds. With IGTV for PC, users can watch and upload longer videos.
Users have been able to upload videos to Instagram for a while now, but have been limited to videos of one minute or less.
IGTV is the effort of Instagram to allow phones users create videos. With IGTV, users will be able to upload up-to 1 hour of video content to their account.
Since Instagram IGTV concentrate of mobile users only, users will be bound to record the videos in vertical format only.
This also means that you will not be able to upload pre-recorded video to Instagram IGTV, but rather you have to record from within the app.
How to Install Instagram IGTV for PC
Presently, Instagram IGTV is only available for iOS and Android devices. Thanks to a small tip that can help you watch or upload videos to Instagram IGTV right from your computer.
To install Instagram IGTV for PC, you need to have it running on either of the below software:
- Windows 10
- Windows 8
- Windows 7
If your PC OS is in the above list, you have my permission to install Instagram IGTV on your PC using an emulator. An emulator is a free piece of software which imitates the android system on your desktop computer. All you need to do is install the emulator, and from the inside of the emulator, download and install the app.
IGTV not only comes with a standalone app, but it is also integrated into the Instagram account. To access IGTV from within Instagram app on your phone, you need to update it to latest version. After that, you will see IGTV icon next to message icon at the top right.