Give the option to save/share pics larger than 612x612

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Please give the option to upload pics at larger sizes than 612x612, for people who care more about photo quality than upload speed. Or at least make the version that gets saved to the Camera Roll be full quality/full size.
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At the very least, I'd like "Full Quality" (the resolution will depend on the max size that each iPhone camera can save).

As an in between size, something like 1600x1600 or 1200x1200 would be nice.

And wording it so that people are clear that the high quality pics will take longer to save/upload is, of course, a no-brainer. :-)
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Yep, full quality for library saving and crosssharing to Flickr, etc...
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Doug!as Cootey

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I would love to cross post to Flickr while using Instagram, but haven't due to the lorries image size. I would consider this feature at the top of my wish list.
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"what size would you like?"

Full native resolution for each device. Up to 2400 for iPhone 4!
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Nox Dineen

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Absolutely full resolution. Bare minimum would be 1600 x 1600, but max res on each device doesn't seem like it would be too difficult and it really enhances the app's appeal over the competition.
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More often than not I'll opt for the longer upload times in order to have a full resolution image on my Flickr account. This would be a way awesome enhancement. :)
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Then you can keep your setting at low res.

But many of us are fine waiting a few seconds more to have high res photos to print out, have published in magazines and books, etc
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I think this one is a double edged sword: on one hand I appreciate the easiness and speed of editing and uploading by having small images, on the other, I want full sized images.

It would be *great* if you can generate two images: one for Instagram uploading (612x612 seems to work fine) and one in Camera Roll.
Would that work?

Having said that, can't wait for full size goodness!
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If you set Instagram to save the original to your camera roll, isn't it full resolution?

I'd suggest uploading the 612 version first, then upload the full resolution (for sites like Flickr) afterwards, in the background.
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Important points for full quality:

1. Most of the services (flickr, Facebook, etc.) take over and make their OWN mini-image, thumbnail, or even a series of images (flickr).

2. So, instagram can still make their own useful 612x612 for their own feed and display, but we don't need it for the other services... where FULL QUALITY would be more appropriate.

3. That means the only outstanding reasons to upload 612x612 are: because I really like the cute-little square, it's a sort of branding or stylistic mark.

4. Or, bandwidth. Or time processing in the App. In which case, the choice should be up to me. We got 3G. Let's use it.

Ta da!

Warmly,
D
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Some people pay by the megabyte, so bandwidth is still a concern.
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Full resolution to the camera roll at least. I love the square - that is the 'insta' appeal and creates some forced creativity in the user's crop decisions. Not every picture makes for a good 'insta' and thats a big part of the fun. But when you have a good 'insta' it would be great to be able to give it life at full resolution on a wall, in a magazine, on the web, in a scrap book, ect.

Also, would love to have the ablity to e-mail an 'insta' from the sharing page.

One final point, I love '1977' but it would be great if the effect could be randomized in some fashion - as is, everyone has the same wash-outs and scratches.
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I can't understand rolling out an update, first update since 1.0, to the app store and NOT including this. Very disappointed.
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Filipe Varela

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So very true.
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Ambrosia

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yup yup. the more updates you do without it, the less of a following you will receive.
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I would pay, as an in-app purchase, for full resolution. after all, this is a free app that has brought me loads of satisfaction and I use it loads.
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The new version of Hipstamatic has a very efficient system: it uses iOS 4 multitasking functionalities. The photo manipulation runs in background after a shot, when the manipulation task terminates the photo is saved in the Camera Roll.

Well, it should be very amazing to use a similar approch in Instagram. After a shot, the low-resolution photo will be uploaded and a background task elaborates the full-resolution photo for Camera Roll.

Is it possible that?