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Picture Collage Apps

7 Best Picture Collage Apps

A picture collage app is the perfect way to showcase a collection of your favorite iPhone photos. Arranging a set of images into a collage helps you emphasize a theme or tell an interesting photographic story. Picture collage apps provide templates of grids and other layouts, making it quick and easy to create beautiful collages from your images. 

Some photos are just meant to go together. Sometimes, choosing a favorite photo is harder than choosing a favorite kid. And other times, you might want to save space in your photo album by packaging several of your photos together on one page. That’s when you want to create a collage or grid out of your pictures. There are several apps that make it simple and easy to do.

Love taking photos but hate sharing them one at a time on social media? We understand. It can be time consuming to individually post all your favorite memories to Facebook or Instagram. Collage apps make it easy to post multiple photos at once and most integrate with popular social media platforms. Check out the best picture collage apps available for both iOS and Android devices.

Here are apps for creating picture collages and grids of all of your favorite pics. 

1. Pic Collage

PicCollage is a collage maker app that is simple to use with a bucket load of features for users to explore. The photo collage app lets you apply basic edits, stickers, doodles, effects and picture frames. Users can download the best free photo editor app for making your own unique creations with your pictures.

PicCollage lets you instantly arrange your photos into frames - or get creative with freeform collages, cutouts, filters, borders, stickers, and text. Your friends will be amazed with what you can create. It's like photoshop with your fingers!

Pic Collage allows you to be very flexible in your collage-making. It gives you a blank canvas where you can add pictures and then move and resize them to your heart’s desire. Or, if you don’t like that much of a freestyle feel, you can also choose a grid from a selection of templates they have set up, and it will throw your pictures into the grid. You can then pull some out to have them free-floating. You can add all kinds of layers: text, stickers, cut-outs, etc. This is an app with flexibility.

Extra features:

  • Drawing: you can draw on your picture. However, if you have fat fingers like I do, good luck making a drawing look good.
  • Cut-outs: You can cut around a part of a picture and then add that cut-out to your collage. Again, maybe you can make yours more precise but my fat fingers had a hard time.
  • Explore: See others’ creations, or participate in contests.
  • Safety settings: The app has a “school settings” that allows you to disable images from web, social features, and ads to make it more child-friendly.
  • Stickers: Lots of cutesy stickers to add to your collages.
  • Text: add text to your photo collage. Several fun fonts to choose from.

Watermark and Ads: Collages save with a PicCollage watermark at the bottom.

Saving/Sharing Options: Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram, Twitter

2. PhotoGrid

Photo Grid is among the most popular collage makers on the app stores. Choose from more than 100 filters, 200 backgrounds and 300 layouts to create unique collages every time. Add fun stickers like cat ears or text to collages using the simple editing interface. Design scrapbook pages or tell stories with the film strip feature or make photos into popular magazine covers. Images can be exported in high resolution or seamlessly shared on social media. Photo Grid is free and available for iOS and Android.

Choose your photos, and PhotoGrid creates a grid for you. Then, if you don’t like the layout, you can choose one of their other templates that fits your number of photos. PhotoGrid is a simple and straightforward collage maker that allows you to make photo grids, video slides, pinboards, and stitches, as well as edit single photos. In the grids, you can change the border corners, colors, size, patterns, etc. It’s easy to switch two pictures with each other within the grid, and overall the app is very easy to use.

Extra features:

  • Video slides: (like Flipagram) places photos in a video slideshow
  • Stitches: creates a strip of photos, like the pictures came from a photo booth
  • Single: edit single photos
  • Pinboards: move photos around on a canvas wherever and however you want (change rotation, size, etc.)
  • Stickers: add stickers (like those pictured here)
  • Text: add text to photos (change the size, choose from several fonts, add drop shadows, outlines, etc.)

Watermark and Ads: No Photogrid watermark on your grids

Saving/Sharing Options: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Dropbox, Google+, Flickr, Tumblr, Evernote

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3. Photo collage Maker

Collage Maker is a simple collage make app. Simplistic in design the app allows, users to choose multiple photos and create a framed collage image. Choose from different aspect ratios and layouts to build one of a kind images and then share them on social media right in the app. Save the images to your picture library, share in an email. The app is free for iOS and Android devices.

Extra features:

  • Thousands of customizable collages, grids and unique layouts
  • Photo filters to choose from
  • Stickers, backgrounds and fonts galore
  • Ability to Crop your photos with hundreds different presets
  • Ability to resize, rotate and move photos
  • Move photos between grids by drag and drop
  • Drag and drop photos from any other app to your chosen collage or template on iPad

Watermark and Ads: Adds a watermark, Mixgram PREMIUM Photo Collage subscription removes watermark

Saving/Sharing Options: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Dropbox

4. Moldiv

The prettiest app on the list, Moldiv does more than just create beautiful collages. Moldiv is a professional photo editor, collage builder and beauty camera all in one. Choose from 180 filters and 12 themes, to perfectly edit photos. Next, collage up to 16 images using 135 magazine layouts and 310 frames. Place the images and change the layout text to anything you desire. Save the collage and instantly share it to Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter and more. Ranked number 1 in more than 100 countries for photo and video, Moldiv is free and available for iOS and Android.

Extra features:

  • Stamps and stickers: Lots of cutesy extra stamps and stickers
  • Cut-outs: Cut out part of your picture in the shape you want
  • Text: Add text to your photos, with lots of good font options.

Watermark and Ads: There’s no watermark on grids. The app adds a hashtag when you post, but you can delete it. When you use the fancy magazine layouts, those do save with a Moldiv watermark. There are pop-up ads when you finish a collage.

Saving/Sharing Options: Camera roll, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Flickr

5. PicsArt

PicsArt is an app for creating collages and so much more. There are lots of editing options for the scrapbooker inside of you; in fact, there are too many options to list them all. If your inner scrapbooker is feeling limited by the digital world, this is the app for you.

Extra features:

  • Embellishments: Lots of extra embellishment options, like stickers, shapes, callouts, etc.
  • Drawing: Draw on your photos
  • Explore: Search within the app to see others’ creations, as well as take part in contests.
  • Text: add text to your photos. Change font, as well as blending mode of text (text on my photo is set to an overlay blending mode).

Watermark and Ads: PicsArt does not add a logo to your creation, but it will add text to your caption when you post it or share it. You can delete the text though. Ads display in a banner at the bottom of the screen.

Saving/Sharing Options: Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, Whatsapp, Twitter, Email, Camera roll

6. Layout

Created by Instagram for Instagram, Layout allows users to create collages with up to 9 photos at a time. Simply choose a favorite layout and photos then use the app to zoom in and out, resize, mirror, flip or replace an image. The Faces tab makes it easy to find photos that feature people by eliminating any photo without a face present. Once complete, share the collage on Instagram and gain access to additional editing tools including every Instagram filter. Layout is free and available for iOS and Android.

Layout is Instagram’s new creation for combining several images into one. In keeping with Instagram’s latest developments, it is beautifully designed to organize your IG life. It streamlines the process of creating collages and it’s easy to understand. Any extra options in the app make layout creation easier, rather than add a lot of extra features that waste your time and distract you. See the collages already put together as you select your photos, so you can get an idea of what they’ll look like as you’re making your photo selection.

Extra features:

  • Use photobooth option to capture moments within the app
  • Use faces option to see pictures of people from your camera roll
  • Use recents to see last 30 photos you’ve selected

Watermark and Ads: Layout doesn’t save a watermark on your images.

Saving/Sharing Options: Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, Email, Camera roll

7. Pic Jointer

Pic Jointer is a simple app that does photo grids and that’s about it. Very simple and easy to use. You can easily select photos and add to your grid, change the size of each photo within the grid, and change borders and corners. Change the overall size of the grid or parts of the grid with a slider. Make rounded corners on each section of the grid, flip and rotate photos, but you can’t get rid of the borders completely between photos.

Extra features:

There are some extra features available for purchase if you upgrade. No text.

Watermark and Ads: Pic Jointer doesn’t save a watermark or logo on the grid you create. Ads play in a banner at the bottom of the screen.

Saving/Sharing Options: Message, Mail, Instagram

Make beautiful collages using these photo collage apps for iOS and Android and seamless share them to social media with a click of a button.