Instagram - The best alternatives

By Mohd Aktar on Tuesday, 22 January 2013


Many Instagramer currently secure their photos, delete their accounts - and are looking for an alternative. The Handelsblatt has summarized the most popular competitors once. Do you have a favorite photo or camera app? Let us know what you are and yet with all the readers favorites in the comment column.

Hipstamatic, for iOS, $ 1.99

Probably no other app is so close to Instagram like Hipstamatic. To finishing the photos are digitally modeled after several lenses, flash different situations, filters and film grain sizes are available to emphasize the analog nature of the photos. Interfaces are built on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and the still popular Flickr from Yahoo. Even to Instagram is an interface. This is exciting for the Facebook deal.

Picplz, Android and iOS, free

Picplz: also similar in structure to Instagram and long popular alternative for Android users. There are the usual art and retro filters and various editing and tagging features. Simple networking features to tracking the activities of the Friends. Links to Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Twitter, Tumblr, Posterous, Foursquare. Free for Android smartphones and Apple iOS.

Vignette for Android, free

Free for photos up to 2 MB, professional version for larger photos and additional features. 15 editing functions, various art, color filters and film, such as classical or Illford-S/W-Film lomography and tilt-shift. Vignette works without an Internet connection. Photos are later manually to request the Internet.

Pixl-o-matic by Autodesk, Android, iOS, free

The application of graphic design professionals. Nothing left to be desired, change in their own words to "more than 2 million different ways," a photo. Editing and overlay features. Photos are stored on your phone and have to be uploaded in a second step to favorite network.

MOLOME, Android, BlackBerry and Symbian, free

Nokia users are known from ancient times, is now MOLOME its customers. 19 Tilt Shift filter inclusive, aging and art filters, integrated connection to MOLOME, Facebook, Twitter.