Snapchat is an online multimedia messaging app released in September 2011. The app is designed and developed by Snap Inc. Initially, the app was released for Android OS in October 2012. And next year it was released for iOS. The main features of Snapchat are primarily for creating snaps like photos or short videos that can be edited using filters and effects. Snapchat is available in 32 languages. Though Snapchat is an online free application, it has some privacy guidelines that have to be followed to use the app. The messages or snaps that can be viewed for a certain period.
Snapchat for PC is a very popular application among youngsters these days. It is a unique app for sharing photos to a person or a group of people. The beauty of Snapchat is the limitation on how long pictures can be viewed for, while it was the pioneer of stories that disappeared after 24 hours.
What is Snapchat?
Snapchat For Pc is a popular messaging app that lets users exchange pictures and videos (called snaps) that are meant to disappear after they’re viewed. It’s advertised as a “new type of camera” because the essential function is to take a picture or video, add filters, lenses or other effects and share them with friends.
Recent estimates suggest more than 200 million people still use the service every day, be it messaging friends, posting to their stories or catching up on all the celebrity gossip.
▶ Sadly,😒 the software is only produced for smartphones. In my article, I will tell you how to download & install Snapchat For PC on Windows 10/8/7 & Mac OS.
Information of Snapchat For pc
|Current Version||184.108.40.206 [Latest Version]|
|Updated||December 23, 2020|
|Google Play link||SnapChat|
Snapchat Main Features
There are many features in Snapchat which make its user excited and attractive to this application.
✔ Send drawings, videos, and images to your contacts (you can upload them from your PC).
✔ Apply filters and effects to the photos you send.
✔ Share ephemeral messages with your friends or groups.
✔ Follow the stories of your friends or other users, whether celebrities or anonymous users.
✔ Establish the amount of time during which you want your message to be visible.
✔ Receive notifications when the photos you sent are captured by the recipient of your messages
✔ Snapchat open rights to your camera for photo click and press to ✔ hold for video.
✔ Add filter to your photos and videos
✔ Create your own emoji.
✔ Audio, video, and text chat with your friends
✔ 24-hour story shown to your subscribers.
✔ Discover new friends globally.
✔ Snap map to check where id your friends.
How to Install Snapchat in PC Windows and Mac through “Blue Stacks”?
Since there is no official launch of the desktop version of Snapchat, we can download Snapchat for windows/mac using Blue Stacks. Blue Stacks is one of the most popular software for the use of android applications.
|Minimum Requirements for BlueStacks install on Windows PC and Mac.|
|1||At least 2GB of RAM|
|2||At least 4GB disk space on the hard disk|
|3||Updated graphics drivers from the graphics card manufacturer|
|4||Also, you must be an administrator of the PC.|
Following are the steps used in the installation and running of Snapchat For PC Through Bluestacks:
1. First, you need to download BlueStacks. It takes some time to download based on your internet speed.
2. double click on the ‘.exe’ file. It starts installing BlueStacks, and it takes a few minutes to install BlueStacks on your PC completely. It creates a shortcut on the desktop.
3. Open BlueStacks and click on the PlayStore button. It opens the search window where you can search for any android app.
4. Type “Snapchat” in the search bar of Play Store and Install.
5. After installation, you can open it either from here.
6. Or directly from Bluestacks home screen.
7. Snapchat will open in a new tab within BlueStacks, looking similar to how it would on a mobile device. Select Log In to enter your Snapchat (username or email address and password). And enjoy the features.
How to use snapchat application Basics
What comes next after downloading the Snap chat application on your PC is to unleash its cool features. You can now start exchanging photos and videos with your contacts that have the same application. Here are some guidelines on how to use the Snapchat application on your PC.
1. You need a camera on your computer to use the Snap chat application. Most computers come with a built-in camera.
2. Your PC must be connected to the internet to enjoy the cool Snapchat features.
3. To take pictures, click on the center button on the Snapchat app on your computer
4. For video recording, hold the button down.
5. A microphone will be needed for your video recording. The majority of cameras nowadays come with a built-in microphone.
6. Start sending photos and videos to your loved ones.
Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs)
Can I use Snapchat on my browser?
Can I use Snapchat on Chrome?
How do I Snapchat without downloading it?
How can I check my Snapchat without the app?
So this a simple guide on how to download and install Snapchat on Mac and Windows PC. If you face any issue while using Snapchat on Windows then do let us know in the comments section below.