Instagram is a free online photo sharing and social network platform that was acquired by the Facebook in 2012.

Inorder to post Instagram from desktop there are different methods. The commonly used ways and tools includes the following  :

  • BlueStacks

  • Instapic

  • Gramblr.


  • ARC Welder

Blue Stacks

One way to run the mobile app on your computer is through software called BlueStacks. BlueStacks App Player lets you run your favorite mobile apps fullscreen in your browser and on PC. Since you’re running the mobile app, you can open a new account via BlueStacks.


Another way to Instagram on your computer – including being able to register an account – is using the app InstaPic on Windows 10. If you want to give this one a try, you can find it here.

Unfortunately, this one’s only available for Windows 10.


  • Easy to use
  • Integrated search
  • Well designed
  • Editing tools
  • Track your friends
  • Support for Facebook and Twitter


  • Limited to Instagram
  • Unofficial version

This video explains how to install and use InstaPic on Windows computer. If you face problem installing it, try after some time. It will work then.


Gramblr is a photo uploader for Instagram. It is a desktop app for Windows (Mac version is also available) that lets you upload any photo from your computer to your Instagram account, with the possibility of adding comments and tags. It also includes social sharing options so that you can easily share your pics to Facebook and Twitter. If you need to share pics that are stored at your PC or camera, you will most likely need to transfer these photos to your mobile device, which could be a rather cumbersome task. Using Gamblr can be a possible solution.


  • Uploads pics from PC to Instagram.
  • Easy to use.
  • Works with pics of the required size and dimension.
  • Free.


  • Uploads one pic at a time.
  • Does not indicate when a pic is not processed.
  • No filters.

A desktop option for scheduling is You can upload images and schedule your posts from desktop, and the images will be sent to your phone.

This isn’t a smartphone-free solution. It sends a reminder to your mobile device at the time you scheduled your post. You still need a mobile device to complete the posting. It has a 2.5 star rating on the iTunes app store due to reported bugs.

ARC Welder

ARC Welder is chrome extension, that lets you run Android apps on the computer. Google made this for developers, to test their apps. But we can also use it to upload pictures to Instagram from the computer.

It’s easy to install, works on all operation system and gives your pure Android-like experience without breaking any Instagram rules. Start by installing this extension from Chrome store. Once the download is completed, launch the app.

Since it do not come with built-in Play Store like bluestacks, you will have to import an Instagram apk to it. And that’s it.

Video tutorial on how to use ARC Welder.

Hope you like this post and this is very interesting and within few minutes you can post and upload photos to instagram from desktop.