Top photo sharing app company, Instagram has rolled out new TV app called IGTV, which is the abbreviation of Instagram TV and has been launched officially to its one billion users all over the world.
The service is available as an app and allows users to watch and share longer video files that is up to an hour.
What makes Instagram TV different is its vertical viewing option unlike the conventional landscape ones that we all kmow. The contents fills the screen completely on all smartphones.
The app presently runs on all android devices but not available on desktops.
Users will have to create an IG channel and videos will have to be posted for streaming and should not be above an hour, anyone can open one according to instructions and guidelines. Videos opened are loaded automatically.
Android and iPhone users can download the new app from their respective app stores and can be connected with the app opened already.
If you are not interested in sharing videos, you can still enjoy IGTV videos on the conventional Instagram App by clicking on the IGTV icon.
Here’s a quick Summary of IGTV and how it is different from others:
× Video length is from 15 seconds up to one hour.
× Videos are vertical and viewed on full screen.
× Creators have their own channels, much like YouTube and anyone can create a channel.
× Users can like, comment and share videos [via Direct].
× IGTV is available as a stand-alone app, but you can still access IGTV on Instagram.