Experience the magic of Polaroid instant photos on your Mac. Introducing Instant, the officially licensed Polaroid app on Mac.

Instant brings the fun of Polaroid instant camera to your desktop. "Re-shoot" your digital photo with Instant, or take pictures directly from the build-in camera, watch it develop as the image fades into existence just like in the old days!.

Key features:

- Realistic and fun UI and workflow. Instant mimics the workflow of a real Polaroid instant camera. Drag and drop your photo on to the camera, a view finder will pop up. Carefully select your field of view and click 'Shoot'. A picture framed with Polaroid classic border will slide out. Wait for it to "dry". Slowly the developed picture will finally show!

- 30 vintage effect filters including 10 classic Polaroid filters. Each filter can adjust intensity, vignette, emulsion and blur effect.

- Add hand-writing comment on the border, just like the really thing. Choose from 10 elegant hand-writing fonts. User can add their own fonts. Comment can be rotated and rescaled freely.

- Pictures can be saved in original resolution with print quality, or in fixed size.

- Effortlessly upload and share on facebook, twitter, flickr, tumblr and picasa.

Don't hesitate to play. Try any picture you want, as many as you want. Because every picture of yours deserves an Instant treatment.

Instant supports JPEG, PNG, TIFF, GIF & BMP file formats.






Polaroid, Polaroid Classic Border Logo and Polaroid & Pixel are trademarks of PLR IP Holdings, LLC, used under license.

What’s New

Version 3.1

- 2 new Polaroid filters!
- Fixed the bug that some images were loaded sideways.
- Fixed flickering issue on some versions of OS X

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
20 Ratings
20 Ratings
Procat ,

Fun App

Takes photos that look like polaroids. Works great! Also can convert regular photos to look like polaroids.

Lil'Short1 ,

No longer works

I’ve had this app for a while and have enjoyed using it, but now whenever I click on it the app won’t open and the message: “Instant” is damaged and can’t be opened. Delete “Instant” and downlad it again from the App Store” pops up. When the instructions are followed the app still doesn’t work.

LilRihRih ,

Awesome, Awesome, Awesome

This has to be the cutest and most easiest app I have ever used for photos. The sound effects and the filters to give you that old time photo feel and look is just amazing. It was definitely worth paying for this app!!! GET IT!!!


ThinkTime Creations LLC
18.1 MB
OS X 10.8 or later, 64-bit processor
English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© ThinkTime Creations


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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