You all may know about Instagram, a popular iPhone app that allows you to take pictures, add ‘best photo filter effects’ and share the photo with your friends. If you want to know about Instagram, you can check our review on Instagram here. We have also told you about Instagram related tools such as Instagram backup, Extragram (web based client to view Instagram photos). There are also other apps to make more fun with Instagram such as Instapost that allows you to print Instagram photos in a post card. Also, here is a way to transfer or import Instagram photos to Facebook. Now what are we going to see ?
There isn’t any web based tool like Instagram to add filters to our photos and share with social friends online. So, today we are going to talk about two web based apps like Instagram. Let’s check out.
PicYou is a fun free photo app that allows you to share your daily life through snapshots. Simple 3 steps. Upload your photo, choose a filter and share with friends. Just signup for a free account or you can use twitter or facebook to sign in. Once you’ve signed in, you can simply upload any photo from your PC. Just drag and drop the photo in the uploader box and go below to add filters. It has about 8 different filters. I just loved cuttlefish effect.
So once you’ve done with the effects, you can add Title to the photo, tags if you want and hit the done button. Now it displays the photo to option to share it with your friends. If you want you can embed it or it provides a direct link to the image. So share the image directly. You can tweet or Facebook share the image.
Similar like PicYou, Picplz is a photo sharing app for iPhone and Android platform. It lets you to take a photo and share on the web easily with some amazing effects. Pictures taken with picplz are synced to your profile on picplz.com and tagged with your location. Some of the best photo filter effects are Instant Film, Russian Toy Camera, the 70s and High Contrast Monochrome.
PicPlz has 11 effects in total. Similar to Picyou, you need to upload, choose an effect, add title, tags, post it. You can easily integrate with Facebook, twitter, flickr, tumblr, posterous, foursquare and dropbox.
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