Anyone can create AR filters for Instagram

Facebook first announced that it will allow Instagram users to create their own AR effects at the conference

F8 developers this spring. But then there were many other high-profile announcements and the program did not receive much popularity. Therefore, Spark AR was left only to some users in a closed beta. Now the application has been released to the public as a public beta.

How to use

To find custom filters on Instagram,you need to scroll to the end of the filter panel and click the "View additional effects" button. To create your own creation, just download the free Spark AR Studio program on Mac OS or Windows.

The company says that, thanks to the functiondrag and drop, make your filter is not difficult. Sharing is equally easy - when the creator’s subscribers see a new filter or effect, they can share it in their stories. Their readers can do the same, thereby making the effect more popular. The name of the author will be displayed on the small tag below.