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This article was published on August 1, 2016


Instagram for Windows 95 is everything I wanted it to be

Instagram for Windows 95 is everything I wanted it to be
Juan Buis
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Windows 95 is something of a cultural phenomenon.

You can run it in your browser, endlessly stare at its screensavers or even check out its weird, arty cousin.

Thanks to Russian graphic designer Misha Petrick we can now even run Instagram on it — kind of.

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Instagram for Win95 is a small art project that showcases what the popular app would look like with those mid-90s aesthetics. It’s remarkably well done, and shows different parts of the interface.

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Everything, including the filters, are very low-tech and breathe the spirit of the long lost operating system.

Just don’t be surprised if you hear a familiar sound after staring for too long.

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