Create photo and image collages: best programs and web apps

Photo collage Photo collages allow you to combine multiple photos together in a creative and fun way, for a highly effective result whether shared on social networks or printed on photographic paper.

A collage can be a nice idea useful for creating personalized greeting cards to collect the significant moments of a holiday, an event, or to compose a story.

In this guide we will show you thebest programs and websites to create collages quickly, thus satisfying everyone’s needs: whoever wants a traditional program can install it on the PC; while those who do not want to use the programs we will show you the web applications that you can use to create the college of photos and images used only the web browser.

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1) Collagerator

Collagerator One of the best photo collage maker is Collageratoravailable free for Windows and Mac.

With it we will be able to create fantastic photo collages starting from predefined templates or uploaded by the user, who will only have to add the photos in the various frames offered and save the result on the disk. In addition to the simple creation of collages, it also allows you to change some parameters of the background of the photos, so as to give a touch of personalization.

2) Shape Collage

Shape Collage Another very good program for creating photo and image collages is Shape Collageavailable for Windows, Mac and Linux.

Shape Collage can be used to create the classic collage or to create a mosaic composed of various shapes such as hearts, circles or rectangles, or inside customized shapes such as written texts or drawings. Additional options include customizing the background which can be a single color, a transparent effect, a gradient color or a selected photo.

Among other options, you can create borders around the photo collage, custom frames, select a size for the final image, choose the size of a photo, select the number of photos you want to use and define the spacing between photos.

3) Free Photo Collage Creator

Free Photo Collage Creator If we are looking for a viable alternative to the programs mentioned so far, we can also try Free Photo Collage Creatoravailable free for Windows.

From this program we will be able to choose every aspect of our collage, starting from the background (in a single color or with a personalized image) up to the number of photos to be inserted inside, with the possibility of changing the size of each frame.

4) Canva (web)

Canva The first site we recommend you visit is Canvausable for free after free registration.

To start the collages we press up on Modelslook for Collage and check the item Photo collage on the left side, so you can use one of the models offered by the site to create a nice collage or a mosaic of images, with the possibility also to perform quick photo editing operations.

Once we have created our collage we can choose whether to share it on social networks or download it to PC as an image file to be printed.

5) Photovisi (web)


If we are looking for a site dedicated to collages we can rely on Photovisiusable without account and without registration.

This site is great for creating collages quickly and with beautiful graphic quality without downloading anything; to use it just press on Start creating and choose from the many templates already available to create new collages and image mosaics.

We talked in depth about this site also in our guide for create online photo albums.

6) Fotor (web)

Fotor Fotor it is one of the best web applications ever to make changes to photos and to create new collages; the web app can also be installed as app per Windows).

Photos is a great web image editor but offers a dedicated section (Collage) per create photo albums and collages in a simple and intuitive way, without the need for registration. By opening the site and clicking on Make a collage The optimized collage editor will open, with the ability to choose from various templates and fill them with your own photos.

On Fotor we can also read our guide on Fotor, the best advanced photo editing app on Windows, Android and iOS.

7) Other programs and sites to create collages

Other useful programs for creating photo and image collages can be viewed from the following list:

  • CollageIt: Lightweight and easy to use application, allows you to create photo collages instantly in just three steps.
  • Quick Collage Maker: relatively simple program that allows you to create collages on your PC and combine up to 10 images with 100 different predefined layouts.
  • Photoscape: program to combine images and create photo collages from your computer to which I have dedicated a special article.
  • Collaizer: is the most difficult collage program to use, as it has a more complex interface.
  • Fotowall: a simple open source program where you can combine multiple photos together on a page, using the mouse.
  • Pic Collage– A handy, easy-to-use Windows 10 app that provides pre-built templates to create a beautiful collage with no commitment.
  • Phototastic Collage allows you to group up to 25 photos in the same collage.
  • Atlanta offers two collage layouts: Smart layout, with fewer options and very fast, and advanced layout, with many more options.
  • PhotoJoinerthe simplest application where you just have to choose the photos and create the collage.

If we want to try other sites and web apps for creating photo collages, we can try the ones listed below:

  • webGobbler is a small program for Windows PC, Mac and Linux, specializing in artistic collages. In fact, you can create photo mosaics with different effects that mix the images together even without any particular order and using a lot of shades.
  • The photos is another very powerful and free website, specializing in Collage, already mentioned for create photo postcards, design projects and graphics.
  • Google Photo offers, among other things, the function to create a collage made up of several images.
  • Ribbed is an easy-to-use and very aesthetically beautiful web app that creates photo collages by putting images on a single page.
  • Photojoiner is a website for creating collages and photo stories with an easy-to-use, full-screen editor with large buttons and a clear and intuitive interface.
  • PicsArtAlso available as a Windows app, it is a powerful collage maker with three modes: Grid, Frame and Background.
  • BeFunky is one of the simplest and most immediate sites to create photo collages, immediately usable without registration and with many editing and customization options.

We choose the program or website that we like best and start creating beautiful collages to print or share with family and friends.


There is no shortage of apps and websites to create free photo and image collages and can be used without time limits and often without even having to register an account. Those who want to act off the Internet can try one of the programs recommended above or in the final list, albeit to create the most beautiful collages we recommend that you always try websiteswhich provide the most beautiful and fashionable templates to create collages.

To learn more we can read the guides on how to create a photo mosaic and on ways to share photos privately with friends and family.


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