IGdm

Instagram direct messaging on your laptop

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IGdm is Desktop messaging app for Instagram. You can simply continue your chats from your phones to your computers.

Reviews

  • Flávio Pereira
    Flávio PereiraGamer ProductHunt profile
    Pros: 

    Instagram is a mobile app, any chat for pc gets points to counter that

    Cons: 

    Only direct messages support, could provide something more

    Valuable due to Instagram be a Mobile Only application, text and other contents are needed to access it from PC. GIVE THIS BOYS VALUE FOR THAT

    Can be more, can be less, can be surprising, i know that Instagram sucks on permitions granted BUT make it worth

    Flávio Pereira has used this product for one month.
  • dmitrizzle
    dmitrizzleTravel, startups & film photography.
    Pros: 

    It's much easier to type thoughtful messages on a real keyboard with a large screen.

    Cons: 

    There are some bugs/delays with sending messages.

    This tool is invaluable for anyone who'd like to reach out to someone on Instagram and cares about what the message actually says. Small touch screens produce typos and thoughtless, hard to understand word convolutions. Taking the time to write a message on a desktop can make a big difference. This is important as Instagram is becoming not just a marketing tool but also a way to collaborate and communicate for creative professionals. IGDM solves the above issue.

    I do hope it gets updated and solves some macOS issues, such as not being available in search, and strange delays while sending DMs. Other than that it's great.

    dmitrizzle has used this product for one week.

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Donnie Katana
Donnie Katana@donaldkatana
Dude seriously thank you for creating this tool! You have no idea how much this helps me stay productive so I don't have to be on my phone all day I can just log in to my computer and handle business and other little things here and there. You've inspired me to work on my fist open source or programming project I'm not sure what it is but you've sparked a flame. Again thanks man!!!
ifedapo olarewaju
ifedapo olarewajuMaker@teddyskillz2 · Software Developer, Andela
@donaldkatana wow, thank you for the kind words. I'm happy to hear you find this helpful
Tregg
Tregg@treggify · Product Designer at JP Morgan Chase
For the Gary Vaynerchuk lover who also likes having a laptop.
Marcell
Marcell@cellus_christie · I help you reach the right ppl 🎯
@treggify Dude were for sure on the same page haha
Marcell
Marcell@cellus_christie · I help you reach the right ppl 🎯
Hey guys I was just wondering 2 things. 1- Can this get your account suspended by using ? and 2) What measures are being taken for security. How do we know our datas not being compromised
ifedapo olarewaju
ifedapo olarewajuMaker@teddyskillz2 · Software Developer, Andela
@cellus_christie to answer the question about security, the communication is strictly between your computer and instagram, so yes this is pretty safe. There's no intermediate servers anywhere or anything. As proof, the source code of this project is published free for anyone to inspect for anything fishy. See https://github.com/ifedapoolarew...
Selim Ozcelik
Selim Ozcelik@selim_ozcelik · Got a pocket full of dreams.
Very good app, but a few things.. 1. The pop up 'you got a message' is very annoying, is there a way to turn it off ? 2. The chat delay.. 3. chat bubbles are blue and white.. but the background is also almost white.. not a good idea, possibility to change it ? 4. Emojis are without colour.
Morgen Cantrell
Morgen Cantrell@morgencantrell · photographer
So im on Mac OS X, and it had been working fine but just yesterday it wouldn't let me see my list of conversations... help?