Phonto - Text on Photos

  • Android, iPad, iPhone
  • Free
  • age 16+

About Phonto - Text on Photos

Phonto app is very easy to use, allows to add text, apply filters, crop the photo, add items and provides additional styling and tools to edit. From the app you have the ability to access the camera, the camera roll or you can create a blank image and start adding different elements.

Adding text to the images couldn’t be easier. You tap the image and then press the “Add Text” option. Once selected, start entering the desired text. The font selection is by far the most extensive you will find in any photo editing app. Download Phonto app for iOS or Android devices. 

Phonto - Text on Photos Review

Phonto is a free app, that makes part of our list of apps that lets you write on pictures.


  • More than 400 fonts are available, and you can install other fonts.
  • Text size, color, and gradient are changeable.
  • Text’s stroke, shadow, and background color can be changed.
  • Text can be rotated, as well as placed on a curve or perspective.
  • Text kerning and line spacing can be adjusted.
  • Parts of text are erasable.
  • Image theme is changeable.
  • Items (Balloon, Rectangle, Star, Heart) are available.
  • Background image is changeable.
  • You can use not only pictures, but also plain images to write text.
  • You can share photos on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

How to use Phonto

Phonto is easy to use and it enables its users to have full creative control over the text they are adding to their photos.

  •  Download the app from the App Store, and open the photo you'd like to add text to.
  •  Select a shape, a badge or a decorative font you want to use on your photo.
  •  Format the text as you see fit, using the tools provided by the app.

App Details

Teacher Ratings


Android, iPad, iPhone





Organisational and Productivity Skills


In-App Purchases - Yes

In-App Advertising - No



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