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How to make photo collages online

How to make photo collages online

With all the “masterpieces” you’ve got, now we can say: you’re a real collage magician! Every time you give life to a new creation you can surprise all your friends, and even in your family your creations are more and more appreciated. Now, however, you are in an “emergency” situation where you can not use your favorite collage making program and you can not even install it. How about relying on online solutions? I assure you that there are several which you can contact and that, in most cases, will not make you regret the classic programs that you are used to using offline.

I am not joking! Give me a few minutes of your time and I will explain how to make photo collages online without sacrificing effects and customizations that, this time, will keep your friends and relatives amazed. At what price? Not even one euro! All the solutions that I will list in this guide are free, at least as regards their basic functions and, as if this were not enough, they are really simple to use.

Can you know what else to start with? Make yourself comfortable, take all the time you need to read the instructions in this tutorial and try the various online services that I will list. I am convinced that at the end of this reading you will have found at least one tool that is right for you and you will begin to use it more and more often in place of your “old” collage program. Enjoy reading and have fun!

How to make photo collages online From FotoJet

How to make photo collages online

FotoJet is another useful online service that you can use to create photo collages. It can be used for free, requires no registration and, unlike other similar services, does not apply a watermark to the projects.

To use FotoJet, first connect to its home page and click on the Make a Collage button (below). Subsequently, select one of the available models choosing among the following categories: Classic Collage, in which there are simple collages that you can customize to your liking; Creative Collage, in which there are quite creative collage models in which they are present and Misc, in which there are very funny collages.

After choosing the template that you like the most, select one of the items you see in the left menu to edit the collage: Layout, to choose its layout; Photo, to upload photos to be added with a simple Drag-and-Drop; Text, to add text to it; Clipart, to add stickers and icons to the project or Background, to change the background.

As soon as you are satisfied with your work, click on the floppy disk symbol to save the collage on your computer and, from the drop-down menu that opens, indicate the name to be given to the collage. Then select the download format (JPG or PNG) and click on the green Save button.

In the window that appears on the screen, click on the Save for free now button and then on the download here link. You can download the collage from the web page that opens in the browser in use by clicking with the right mouse button and clicking on the item Save image from the drop-down menu that appears.

How to make photo collages online From Photovisi

How to make photo collages online

Another online service that I recommend you try is Photovisi, a semi-free solution thanks to which creating a collage of photos online becomes a child’s play for anyone, even for those who are not expert in graphics or technology more generally. All you have to do to use it is connect to its official website, choose the template to use, select the photos to be included in the collage and you’re done. The free version of Photovisi, however, has some limitations: only low-resolution images can be downloaded and a watermark is applied to the collages. To break these limits you need to subscribe to a Premium subscription of $ 4.99 per month.

All clear? Well, let’s start then. To use Photovisi, first of all connected to its main page and click on the yellow button. Start creating it to start the wizard with which you can make a photo collage. Then select one of the many templates available and wait for it to load in the browser you are using.

At this point, click on the Add Photos button and, in the page that opens, select the source from which to take the images to use for the collage: My computer, to choose a photo from those saved on your PC; Web images, to search for images on the Internet; Facebook, to select one of the images you’ve posted on your Facebook or Instagram profile, to choose a photo from those posted on the well-known social network photo.

After selecting the images, you can add other elements in the collage by clicking on one of the buttons that you see on the screen: Add Shape, to add a decoration to the collage; Add Text, to add text or Change background, to change the background color of the collage.

After you have finished working on the collage, click on the blue Continue button and wait for Photovisi to upload your work. When the download is complete, click on the Download low-resolution link and wait for the collage to be downloaded to your PC. If you wish, you can also share the collage on Facebook, Twitter or via e-mail using the special features offered by the service.

How to make photo collages online From Canva

How to make photo collages online

Another online service that you can not help but try is Canva, which can be used for free after registration. Unlike Photovisi, Canva has no particular limitations, except for the use of some graphics content that are paid (usually you can buy them for the modest sum of 1 dollar).

To use Canva, first connected to its main page and click on one of the options placed in the box First time on Canva? Subscribe! in such a way as to indicate the motivation for which you intend to use the service. Then sign up using your e-mail address or Google account.

Once you have registered, press the green button Create a project (top left) and click on the photo collage option (you should find it in the Recommended section for you). In the new tab that opens in the browser, choose one of the Canva templates located on the left (under the Canva Layout entry) and replace the sample photos with the ones you want to add to the photo collage.

To upload new photos to Canva, click on Uploads (on the left), click on the green button Upload your images and upload the ones you intend to use for your project. Then drag each image to the point of the collage that you prefer and you’re done.

After uploading the photos that will make up your collage, customize the same by changing the background or adding other graphics by clicking on one of the options you see on the left: Elements, to add to the project shapes, lines, frames, illustrations, icons and quant ‘ other; Text, to add text or Background to change its background color.

As soon as you are satisfied with your work, save the collage by clicking on the Download button (above) and selecting one of the formats available for download: JPG, PNG, PDF, etc. Have you seen how easy it was to make an online collage with Canva? Well, know that the service is also available as an app for Android and iOS devices to create collages on the move.

 

How to make photo collages online Loupe Collage

How to make photo collages online

Loupe Collage is another online service that I invite you to take seriously into consideration, especially if you want to make fun and original collages using animal shapes or forms of letters, numbers and various symbols. Before explaining how to use Loupe Collage, however, I want to tell you that the free version of the service has some limitations: it allows you to download low-resolution images and collages are marked with a watermark. To break these limits, you have to subscribe to the Pro version of Loupe Collage, which, at the time of writing, costs $ 5 per month.

To use Loupe Collage, connected to its main page, click on the yellow Add Photos button and upload the photos you intend to insert into your work by taking them from your PC (by clicking on the Upload button), from a cloud storage service, from a social network (by clicking on the Your Photos button) or from the Internet (by clicking on the Web button). As soon as the images you have selected for your collage will be loaded, click on the green Done button located at the bottom right.

Next, click on the Shapes button and select one of the many shapes available for creating your collage. By clicking on the Text button, instead, you can give your collage the shape of a word, while clicking on the Draw button you can make the collage take a shape designed by you freehand. If you want, you can also use the classic mosaic shape by clicking on the Rectangle button. In short, you are spoiled for choice!

To act on the images that make up the collage – change its borders, apply shading and so on – use the tools on the left: Sizing, to change the size of the images; Background, to change the collage background; Border, to change the color and thickness of the edges of the images; Rotation, to change the orientation of the collage; Shadow, to apply a shadow or Reset Settings, to restore the initial settings.

When finished, click on the green Save button (top right), from a title to the collage by typing it in the Title field, enter a description in the Description text field and click the Save button again. In the web page that opens in the browser, click on the green Download button and then click on the Low resolution item or, if you prefer, choose one of the sharing options among those available to share your masterpiece with other users. Easier than that ?!

How to make photo collages online