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With thousands of photos filling the storage of your smartphone, it might be tough to pick what you want to post online. Thankfully, photo collages allow you to create all new photos that combine your favorite memories into a single picture. However, sometimes, creating these collages can be a long and painstaking process. The App Store on the iPhone and iPad are full of great apps that can make creating your own collages incredibly simple, but not every collage maker is worth your time or money.
Making a collage is nothing to take lightly, so you might as well use the best apps to do it. These apps contained in this list offer you a ton of different features and options when it comes to putting all of your various different photos into one stylish picture frame. So without further ado, keep reading to see some of the best collage-creating apps on the iPhone.
Pic Collage is an app that contains just about everything you need to make amazing collages with all of your photos. The app is trusted by well over 100 million people from all over the world as their primary collage making app. The app is also very accessible for everyone and even if you have never made a collage before, you will be able to work the app with ease. But on the other hand, the app offers enough features and options to satisfy people who have been making collages for years. No matter who you are, Pic Collage makes it easy to create quality collages to share with all of your friends, families, and followers.
One of the biggest sellers of this app is simply how simple it is to use. It can only take you a few seconds to create a stunning collage with this app. This is thanks to their photo grid feature. This feature allows you to select your grid layout or template in seconds, but you still have the option to customize your own if you want as well. You can also change the size of your collage or template with the touch of a button.
Once you have figured out the size of your collage, the layout you want, and have chosen the pictures you want in your collage, you are ready to get creative. This app is full of cute and creative stickers that you can add to your collage to give them that extra bit of personality. These stickers come in all different shapes and sizes, with new additions and seasonal stickers being added to the app all the time. There are thousands and thousands of these stickers and with new ones always being added to Pic Collage, you should never get bored of the selection.
However, adding stickers to your collage isn’t the only type of customization you can do to give your piece of art some personality. In fact, there are tons of other things that you can do. You can customize the background, border, photo grid, filter and many other features with the in-app photo editor. There is even a web search feature that lets you scour the internet to find the perfect picture to add to your collage as well. There is even an option to draw on your collage if you fancy yourself an artist.
Of course, it is also incredibly easy to share your collage with the world. Whether you just want to save it for later, or send it out to the masses now, this app can help you out. In fact, you can share it right from the app to various different sites like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and many others. This is great because most of us create and edit these collages to show off an experience or an event to our friends and families. So being able to share it right from the app saves everyone some time and effort.
You can also browse the creations of others and get inspiration for your own masterpieces. You can even remix their collages with your own! So while the app is mainly about creating your own collages and sharing them, there is also a social networking aspect to this app, which makes a cool addition.
The app is updated regularly and they pay attention to the concerns of their millions and millions of users. There are tons of different recent updates to the app and look for them to continue into the future as well. So while the app is already the best photo collage app out there (according to us), don’t be shocked if it gets even better in the future.
In addition to the features of this app being plentiful and great, the design of the app is also something that the developers and designers should be very proud of. The app is light and bright, with subtle tones throughout that never distract from the content of the app in the slightest. The options and features of the app are all easy to find, but yet not shoved in your face and jamming the screen full of content. All in all, it just looks incredible and functions equally as well.
The app is also completely free to download and use, but it does offer some in-app purchases if you decide you want every single feature and option that is offered by the app. These are available for a dollar or two and are great additions for those who don’t mind spending a few dollars on an app like this. However, if you don’t feel like spending any money on this app, that is fine too. The app offers enough free features and options to still be able to craft stunning and beautiful collages.
Whatever you need to create a collage for, this is simply one of the best apps on the market to help you out. It is incredibly simple to use, has a gorgeous design and interface, and is jam-packed full of features. This will help you transform your photos into gorgeous pieces of art that will be able to show and share so much more than a single photo ever could.
Photo Grid is for all the photography fanatics out there as it is packed with a ton of helpful and creative features and options. Despite the fact it has a ton of features and is quite powerful, it is also quite simple to use and operate as well. Even if you have never made a collage before, you will be able to create something wonderful in only a few minutes time. The app is a brilliant blend of simplicity and power that helped it land the runner-up spot in this article.
While it may not be the winner is this battle of the best photo collage app, Photo Grid might actually be the most popular of all the various different apps on this list. The app has over 300 million users from all around the world, which is an incredibly high number compared to most of the various apps on this list. Also, over 10 million photos are edited and created on this app each and every day, so you know it works as advertised and can create you some amazing collages.
Now that you know about the app itself and its popularity, let’s take a look at some of the various different features that the app has to offer. The app starts you off with over 300 different templates to combine your photos in a number of different and creative ways. Even if you want to customize the collages in a personalized way, you have that option as well.
Photo Grid also has a feature that allows you to edit the photos after you have chosen your template and photos. There are a ton of different editing tools at your disposal on this app such as cropping, resizing, blur and more. Also, you can add stickers, change backgrounds, add filters, adjust brightness and contrast, as well as lots more editing options. You can also customize the sizing in order to make sure your collage fits the correct size for apps like Instagram and Twitter.
The app also has a social aspect in it as well. You can share your creations with the rest of the community of this app, and you can also use this app to discover new and exciting creations from other users as well. There are various different categories that you can search as well, which can be great for searching up collages of a certain category.
Meanwhile, the app’s design is attractive and unique, without being too “busy” or congested with distractions. Also, the interface is very simple to navigate and use, so you will never be lost or confused while using the app.
Best of all, this app can be downloaded and used forever without paying a single cent. There are extra features and options you can buy and pay for, but if that is not your style, the free app is more than suitable for most people. All things considered, this is one of the best collage creating apps on the iPhone and it definitely deserves this spot in this article.
With hundreds of millions of downloads, PicsArt is one of the most popular apps on this list, for good reason. PicsArt is your all in one creative suite when it comes to collages and editing. Whatever type of collage you want to create, and whatever you want to be included in it, this app will be able to help.
The effects and edits you can do in this app are what truly set it apart from others. The app is home to thousands of amazing editing features that include everything from artistic and creative photo filters, to various different options to fine-tune your collage. In fact, the options and features list is so extensive it would take up the rest of this article if I included them all.
All of these features also come without you having to pay a single cent to download or use it. All of its tools and features are free, and extremely fun to use. There are some extra things you can pay for, but you definitely don’t need to buy these extra features to have a good experience on the app.
Instagram is without a doubt one of the most popular apps on the planet and is the leader of the “photo” category of apps. Millions of users have posted billions of photos on Instagram. It is one of the primary places where people go to post and share their collages. As a result, it makes a lot of sense for Instagram to create their own collage making app, which they have done with Layout.
Layout is all about combining various different photos in your Camera Roll into a brilliant and one of a kind Instagram post. You can add up to 9 photos to a collage in this app, and it offers you complete creative control over your collages. Whatever you feel you want to do in order to make your collages amazing, this app gives you the power to do that.
The design is gorgeous (as you would expect from the team behind Instagram), and the app is free to use. You don’t even need to sign up for an account or anything to use it. While it may not be as feature-rich as some other apps on this list, it is extremely easy to use, and sees regular updates from the folks at Instagram.
Anything you want to do with your photos or collages, you can do it with BeFunky. Making a collage has never been easier than this. But don’t think that means that the app is lacking on features or content, quite the contrary actually! BeFunly contains hundreds of different options and features that can help anyone from amateur to expert.
The app does so much more than just make you a collage. You can edit your photos, add sticks, add photo overlays, use various photo effects, change frames with ease and much more. Sharing your creations is also very easy as BeFunky offers you the ability to share directly from the app, and also lets you save the collage with ease as well.
Also, the app won’t charge you a single penny to use and download. Also, they will play no ads or give you any limitations at all. All in all, the app will do everything you should expect out of a collage making app. While it may not wow you, it is definitely a great option to download and try.
If you need to quickly and attractively combine multiple photos or videos into a single frame or picture, Pic Stitch might be the app for you. Pic Stitch has a very simple design and interface, while also packing a powerful editor. The app features hundreds of templates to choose from, and has various different aspect ratios as well. You can even add music to your collage!
You can share or export to almost any site, or can just save the collage if you want to send it via messages instead (or have it printed off to hang on a wall). It looks good, creates good masterpieces, is fully-featured and simple to use, there is really not much more you could want or expect out of a collage making app.
Pic Stitch is available for free; however, there are some extras within the app that will cost you a bit more. Various different effects and stickers packs can be purchased for a few dollars here and there that can add to your experience. In addition to the features and the free price tag of this app, the design is also quite attractive and adds to the overall experience of this app, which is great.
Whether you want to combine some photos, videos, or both, Diptic is one of the best apps on the market to do so. Not only is the app powerful, quick and fast, it is very customizable. There is a ton of layouts to choose from, and each comes with multiple ways to enhance them and make them ever better.
You can add music, captions and more, which will all separate your collages from the masses of other ones that get created. Importing and exporting in this app is also incredibly easy, and so is sharing and saving. Border customization is also an important and great part of this app, with so many different options and choices to make.
The design of this app is fairly unique as it utilizes a gray color scheme, and not a traditional black, white or colored theme like many apps on this list do. Some will love it, while others may not. The app’s interface and design function well and everything is easy to understand throughout it. The app is $2.99 (more than most on this list), but if you are a fan of the design and the content of the app, a few dollars isn’t too much to ask. There are also some in-app purchases, but you don’t need those for this app to be great.
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