Instagram Finally Coming To Windows Phone, Along With Maxthon & Others

Mihir Patkar 24-10-2013

Apart from unveiling a bunch of new devices at Nokia World, the Finnish manufacturer also announced something many Windows Phone users have been waiting for: an official Instagram app is going to hit the Windows Store “in the coming few weeks”.


It’s been the biggest app missing on Windows Phone. There are alternatives like Fhotoroom and Itsdagram, but users would be heartened to know that the real thing will be on the platform soon.

“We’re looking forward to watching the Windows Phone community use Instagram to capture and share beautiful moments,” said Instagram CEO and co-founder Kevin Systrom. We recently wrote about Systrom’s incredible journey to making $1 billion in two years. $1 Billion In 2 Years: The Story Of Instagram, As Told By Its Founders "What are some good places to get professional business cards printed?" When Kevin Systrom put this innocuous question on Quora 3.5 years ago, little did he know how valuable those business cards would become. Read More


Apart from that, several new apps are either making their way to Windows Store soon or are already there. Here are some of the major ones.



A popular web browser Take A Closer Look At Maxthon, One Of The Coolest iPhone Browsers On The Market I am always on the hunt for a better way to browse the Internet on my iPhone. While there is not necessarily anything wrong with Mobile Safari, I still feel I need something better. I... Read More on other operating systems, it has now launched on Windows Phone and offers to sync your pages across different operating systems. Download it now


One of Instagram’s main competitors Twitter Is Killing Off Vine: Here's Where to Go Instead The first thing you're probably going to want to do is save your Vine videos. There are several ways to do this. Read More , it lets you capture and share short video loops with friends. Coming soon


InNote is a finger-writing note taker featuring a natural digital ink, a full set of tools (memos, annotations, etc.) and a beautiful UI. Download it now

Share high-res photos with friends and family between a variety of devices. will soon also offer this feature for documents. Download it now


One of the best media centers out there. Coming soon


What we reckon is the most authentic portable football experience FIFA 14 On iOS: The Most Authentic Portable Football Experience Around FIFA 14 on iOS brings a slightly simplified version of the sport to the platform with a level of grace and beauty that is perfectly suited to the sport itself. Read More around will soon be on Windows Phone. Coming soon

Temple Run 2

Better than the original Temple Run 2 Takes What You Loved About The Original & Makes It Better [iOS] Temple Run is one of those rare iOS games that went completely viral on the App Store. The fact is, there are new games released continually on iTunes, and most of them never even make... Read More , but still loyal to its roots. Temple Run 2 is fun! Coming soon

What do you think of the new apps? What have you been waiting for most?

Source: Windows blog, TechCrunch | Image credit: PlaceIt

Related topics: Instagram, Photo Sharing, Windows Phone, Windows Phone 8.

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  1. Francis R
    November 2, 2013 at 2:28 am

    Good news! I'm planning to buy a Lumia 920 :)

  2. Duane
    October 25, 2013 at 4:08 pm

    PLEX is already available for download ($4.99).

  3. Matthew Strong
    October 24, 2013 at 9:04 pm

    Where is the link for Instagram app for Windows Phones?

    • Jackner
      October 25, 2013 at 12:01 am

      Coming in the next few weeks.