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This app does not work on your device.
May require certain hardware. See System Requirements for details.



Explore a world of geotagged photography with PhotoWhirl. We pull in photos from all of your favorite services such as Flickr, Instagram, Panoramio and 500px. If you're a photographer or adventurer this is a great way to get inspired and find hidden gems. This product uses APIs from 500px, Instagram, Flickr, Panoramio and Google Places but is not endorsed or certified by these companies. All photos are copyrighted by their respected owners.

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What's new in this version

update 9/29/2015 Added Search back in, small UI tweaks update 4/5/2015 Update to 500px to show higher resolution photos 9/30/2014 flickr service bug fix 9/9/2014 2.0 - new ui - updated for windows 8.1 1/30 -Fixed bug where cancelling an instagram login crashed the app. - NEW Get photos from users by either searching or clicking on their username ( supported on Flickr, instagram and partially on Panoramio ) - NEW Sidebar snap view which works similarly to the bing app, click a photo and it opens beside the app in the default browser - NEW 500px keyword search - NEW Golden hour (sunset / sunrise) info for your area and notifications - UI Tweaks, enhancements & refinements - Improved help dialog - Added swipe gesture to photo viewer for touch users - Added additional mouse button navigation - Performance optimization for Surface RT - Fixed a bug where it would randomly return 0 results - Fixed a bug where keyboard navigation did not work in fullscreen mode - Fixed a bug where Faved photos did not store for some users update 1.7.2013 - Added Date to photos ( note: previously faved photos might not show a date) - Live tile support for your favs (requires at least 4 favs) - Added additional keyboard navigation ( up / down / spacebar when viewing photos) - Added notification visual when an api fails (most noticable on instagram) - Adjusted the flickr api call for accuracy - minor visual tweaks - bug fixes


  • Locate geotagged photos from Flickr, Instagram, Panoramio and 500px!
  • Automatically sync your favorite finds across all of your Windows 8 devices!
  • Photographer location scouting.

System Requirements

Your device must meet all minimum requirements to open this product
OS Windows 10, Windows 8.1
Architecture x86, x64
Notes Not specified
Your device should meet these requirements for the best experience
OS Windows 10, Windows 8.1
Architecture x86, x64

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Copyright ©2015 Photowhirl

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Approximate size

997.78 KB


Photo & video

This app can

Use your location
Access your Internet connection


Get this app while signed in to your Microsoft account and install on up to ten Windows 10 devices.

Language supported

English (United States)

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