Guide on how to download Slingshot for PC, works for Mac, Windows 8, 7, XP as well.
Chatting and exchanging pictures is something that is thoroughly enjoyed by the teenagers. One popular application used for this purpose is Snapchat. But, the problem with Snapchat is that it has a few bugs linked with it. So here is Slingshot i.e. an all new application released by Facebook that is giving a tough competition to Snapchat! So you have it on your mobile phone and good thing is that you can install it on your Mac or Windows computer. Slingshot for PC works just as it is on Android or iPhone.
Slingshot for PC
Slingshot is available on the Play Store and iOS app store. The best part about Slingshot is that it is free of cost. Slingshot is very much different from Snapchat, as it is moreover like instantaneous communication where you compulsorily have to react to a picture sent by your friend by sending him/her a picture. The developer of Slingshot is the “Creative Labs” division of Facebook. They have also released a popular news reading application called “Paper”.
The first that that you will observe the moment you start the app is that it launches the camera automatically. There are three modes available in camera viz. selfie, shoot and flash. You can also shoot a video and send it to your friend.
Slingshot app features –
- Your friends can unlock your shots only when then replay back with another shot taken from their Slingshot app.
- Quickly send a shot reply with your reaction.
- Swipe the shot, it will no longer be available.
- Add creative effects to shots by adding captions and drawings.
Download Slingshot for Windows/Mac PCs
In order to download the Facebook Slingshot for your PC you just need to follow the steps mentioned below –
- Step 1: Firstly, you need to download an Android emulator named “Bluestacks”
- Step 2: Install Bluestacks on your PC.
- Step 3: After this, the installation wizards guides you through the further process.
- Step 4: After the completion of step 3, head over to the top right corner of the app.
- Step 5: Over here, you will find an option to “Search”.
- Step 6: Now, search for “Slingshot” and later click “Install”.
- Step 7: This will install Slingshot on your PC.
And you’re all set to use this awesome Slingshot app on Mac/Windows PC. Do let us know via comments if you have any issues installing Slingshot on Mac computers.