Flipgrid for PC, Windows 7, 8, 10 and Mac OS X
Having trouble connecting with your students? or want to have a discussion with educators? Flipgrid is where you start. It is one of the leading video discussion platforms that you can use to connect with your peers remotely. Though developed for Android and iOS platforms, you can now download Flipgrid for PC and Laptop. This will allow you to use PCs/Laptops as a medium to communicate and attend online discussions. If you are using an Android or iOS device, you can easily install the Flipgrid app via Google Play and iTunes respectively. However, the process to install Flipgrid on PC or Laptop is a bit different as explained in the section below.
In order to run the Flipgrid app on PCs or Laptops, you will have to install an Android Emulator first. Since the OSes Flipgrid is aimed at and the ones you want to run it on are different, you cannot directly install it. And that’s where the Emulators come in. An Android Emulator basically installs the Android OS on your Windows running PC/Laptop and OS powered Macbook/iMac. After setting up the Emulator, you can easily install the Flipgrid app, just as you do on your handheld devices. You can learn more about the Flipgrid app features in the section below or skip to install it right away.
Flipgrid app is basically a video discussion platform that you can use to connect to your students or peers. It provides an opportunity for students as well as teachers and educators to connect with each other and their peers. If you are a teacher or an educator, you can spark the discussion with your peers with a simple click. Following a similar pattern, you can post topics and questions for the students in a class-like environment. This allows you to connect to your students while at the same time up to date with the course and peers. You can basically create an online community in the form of an online class using the Flipgrid app.
For students, the app makes it more convenient to record, view, and respond to the lectures and video discussions uploaded by the teachers. At the same time, if you are a student, you can upload and respond to the videos uploaded by your peers. In a way, the Flipgrid app creates and strengthens learning communities where students can discuss and exchange ideas. Likewise, it amplifies the student’s voice and helps them connect and share their perspectives at a different level.
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As for the basics, the navigation feature is smooth, making the app easy to use and appealing. This pretty much sums up the basic features, you can install the app to dig deep into it. Flipgrid app is free and you can install it easily on your handheld devices via app stores. Also, you can download Flipgrid for PC or Laptop, following the instructions provided below.
Install Flipgrid for PC and Laptop
- First, you need to install an Android Emulator in order to run the app.
- You can download the Emulator of your choice using the links below.
- Next, set up the Emulator using your Google Account.
- After setting up, launch the Emulator and open Play Store.
- Type, “Flipgrid” without the quotes and click on the search button adjacent to the search bar.
- From the search results, click on the Flipgrid app icon to install it on your PC/Laptop.
- Once the installation completes, you will find the Flipgrid app under the All Apps section.
- That’s it.
Note that in order to use the app, you will have to open it in inside Emulator as it will not work system-wide. In case you are having trouble downloading Flipgrid for PC, reach us through comments.