Before starting this tutorial I want to thank everyone for their support and the response I got though emails. All the tutorials posted in the past has got appreciation from the readers which gives me a moral support to deliver more and more. In today’s section I’ll be discussing about Facetime app and how you can use this app on your PCs. I am not kidding, that’s true! Now you can download this app on your personal computer, which in the past can only be used by Apple users. For those readers who don’t have any idea about this app, I am going to give a basic idea and the features of the app.
Facetime is an Apple product, basically comes inbuilt in iPhone 4 and above mobile phones. This app allows the users to chat via video calling, and only iPhone Users can enjoy this app. All you need is a reliable and strong internet connection; WiFi connection is mostly preferred by most of the users. If you have all these utilities, then you can chat with your buddies, friends and family members unitrupptably, anytime and anywhere. With the gadgets like iPhone 4 and above, this app comes pre installed and 100% free for the lifetime. At present, Facetime is officially available for MAC PC/Laptop and iOS. But you don’t need to worry as I am going to tell you a process by which you can enjoy this amazing application on your windows operating system.
Features of Facetime:
Facetime is Free
The app is absolutely free for all iOS and MAC OS X running devices, and not only this, all its additional features are free as well. Facetime is one of the most elegant looking apps with beautiful color combinations and simple user interface. The simplicity of this app makes it so special and different from others. Functionality of this app covers free voice calls and video calls, as simple as that. There is another app specially made for messaging, which means that Facetime is only designed for voice and video calling purposes.
Voice and Video Calling
Now, you might be wondering how Facetime actually works. It’s very simple. The app makes use of your device’s front camera by which you can record your video and send to your friends and buddies, or you can directly send the footage on to the server for live calling experience. Moreover, this app is the default video calling app for the users which increases the credibility and reliability of the app. Plus, video quality is in HD and there is no distortion whatsoever in the noise. One of the limitations that this app faces is that the other user should also have Facetime installed on his device; plus a good internet connection is must, otherwise this app is of no use to you.
I guess this information will be sufficient for those who don’t have any idea about the app, and those who used this application might be looking to download Facetime app on PC as well.
How to Download Facetime for PC (Windows 7/8/MAC):
Facetime is not officially available for Windows but there are a few websites that claim that they have built Facetime for windows.
- First step that you need to do is download Bluestack App Player, which provides the interface to run this app on your computer.
- To download Bluestacks, please follow this link: http://www.bluestacks.com/
- After the downloading is complete, click on install tab.
- Once the installation has finished, you have to search Facetime on Bluestacks.
- For this type “Facetime” in the search bar and click on “search”.
- Install the application and click on “Finish” once the installation is complete.
- Now the application is ready to be launched.
Launch Facetime and start voice and video calling with your near and dear ones. With Bluestacks you can use this app on your computer, which means that now you have got bigger platform to connect with your friends and family members absolutely free of cost.
If you have any doubts or questions you can leave the comments in the comment section below. Note: If you are getting any error message while installing Facetime on your PC, then try updating your PC’s drivers as they might be causing the interruption in the process. Enough for now, take care!