Facetime is one of the best apps that comes pre-loaded with all the Apple devices like iPhone, iPad and Mac devices. This application allows users to have a chat, more precisely a video chat, with their friends and loved ones even if they are in two different states or countries. Due to the popularity of the application and the fact the Facetime is available only for Apple devices, people have been wondering if they can use it on their Windows PC or not? In this post, I am going to share with you whether you can download it on your computer or not? And if you can download Facetime for PC, then how to do it exactly?
With Facetime installed on your device, you can make free voice as well as video calls and have a long talk with your friends and family members. The application supports all Apple devices like iPhone, Mac PCs as well as iPads. There are lots of features of Facetime application and we are going to have a proper look at them.
Features of Facetime for PC:
Apple devices are known for its simple and easy-to-use interface and that’s what you get from Facetime app as well. The interface is clean and sleek and super easy. Even if you are using the app for the first time, you won’t find it difficult to start your very first chat.
As I said previously, Facetime app is available for all the Apple devices free of cost. But what’s better is that there is absolutely no hidden cost in using the app, no in-app purchases, nothing at all. Whatever features are packed in this application, everything is available to you for free.
Facetime is only meant for calling purposes. You can start a voice call or a video call and chat with your friends over it without no cost at all. But if you think that you can send free text messages using the application, then you can’t do that. There is a different application for that purpose and Facetime is just for calling.
The video calling feature is the only thing that makes people use Facetime on their smartphones. When you start a video call with your friend, the front camera starts recording your picture and send it to the server and delivers the live feed to the receiver end, that is your friend’s iOS device. This way you won’t see any delay in the quality of the picture as it is live.
To use Facetime application, you need a strong WiFi connection so that you don’t lose your Internet connectivity in the middle of the chat. If you are not connected to WiFi, make sure that you have a Internet Data pack active on your device and you can use the data pack to make the free voice and video calls. With this, you will be able to save a lot on your phone bills and you will be thankful to the developers who made Facetime possible.
We all know that for iPhone, iPad and Mac PC users, Facetime is available completely free of cost but what about people using other operating systems?
Unfortunately, at the time of writing this, there is no official Facetime application available for Windows users. This means that you can’t download Facetime for PC. There are some third-party websites that claim that they have developed Facetime app for computers, but I would not suggest you to try them. However if you want to try them, try it on your OWN risk.
If you want to use Facetime for PC, you will have to wait till the official Windows version is released, which is highly unlikely, or wait till someone comes out with a proper client to run Facetime on Windows computer.