The 21 best photo collage maker tools

Here are the best collage maker tools we've found for web, desktop, iPhone, iPad tablet, Android, and Windows Phone.

11. PhotoCollage

Collage maker PhotoCollage

PhotoCollage is a web-based collage maker that is simplicity itself
  • Platform: Web
  • Developer: Zygomatic
  • Price: Free

PhotoCollage has a nice, does-what-it-says-on-the-tin name, and the web-based collage maker is no less simple to use. It works on Mac, Windows, Android and iOS platforms including touchscreens, and you can choose from collage templates or use your skills to create freeform collages. A neat feature is the Facebook banner and Google+ header templates so you collage-ify your favourite social network's profile page.

12. Fotor collage maker

Collage maker Fotor

Fotor's online photo editor includes a collage maker
  • Platform: Web
  • Developer: Fotor
  • Price: Free

Fotor is a professional-level, web-based photo editor that includes a specific online collage maker. You can choose from four types of photo collage – template collage, photo stitching, photo montage, and funky collage – and you can create collages in five simple steps from opening the web page to saving and sharing your creation. Plus you can use all of Fotor's image-editing tools to instil some added perfection.

13. Photovisi

Collage maker Photovisi

Photovisi is a stand-alone collage maker
  • Platform: Web
  • Developer: Photovisi
  • Price: Free

Photovisi is a stand-alone collage maker with no fripperies and no photo editing tools to distract and confuse – and it's all the better for it. It is the easiest to use of all the apps in this list: you select a collage design, add your photos and drag them around till you're satisfied, then download it. What could be easier?

14. Google Photos

Collage maker Picasa

Google Photos retains most the features it offered when it was known as Picasa
  • Platform: Mac/Windows, Chrome app
  • Developer: Google
  • Price: Free

Google Photos, previously known as Picasa, is an image organiser and photo editor – but did you know it comes with a built-in collage maker? You can experiment with six different collage types in the hands-on collage creation screen, and they will be saved in your 'Collages' folder.

15. Collagelt

Collage maker CollageIt

CollageIt collage maker allows you plenty of freedom
  • Platform: Mac/Windows
  • Developer: PearlMountain
  • Price: Free (Pro version $19.90)

PearlMountain's second collage offering is a great, simple photo collage maker that makes collages automatically while still allowing you plenty control. You can choose from its various templates to suit several page sizes, or you can start from a completely blank sheet – it's up to you. 

Its real-time preview means it is easy to use for people of all experience levels, and you can share your creations on Flickr and Facebook.

16. Ribbet

Collage maker Ribbet

Ribbet collage maker has a froggy theme
  • Platform: Web
  • Developer: Ribbet
  • Price: Free

Visit Ribbet's froggy-themed site and you'll find an online photo editor that contains a dedicated collage maker. There are hundreds of layouts to choose from and loads of customisable settings, so you have good odds of making an unique collage. You can add text, stickers, borders and effects to your collage and share it directly to Facebook or Flickr, or download them.

17. BeFunky

Collage maker BeFunky

BeFunky has simple-to-use collage maker tools
  • Platform: Web, iOS, Android
  • Developer: BeFunky
  • Price: Free

BeFunky claims to be the world's best photo editor, and it certainly has one of the world's simplest collage maker tools. It has tons of templates, awesome effects, and seamless integration with the BeFunky Photo Editor, plus it has a great interface. As well as an online tool, BeFunky is available as an app for iPhone, iPad and Android devices, and if the free versions are not good enough for you you can fork out less than $2 for Pro versions of the mobile apps.

18. piZap

Collage maker piZap

The piZap tool is an interesting collage maker offering
  • Platform: Web, iOS, Android, Chrome app
  • Developer: piZap
  • Price: Free

The online collage maker piZap does not have the most attractive interface but you can't deny the extreme simplicity of its offering. There are loads of fun collage layouts for you to choose from. After adding your photos you can add effects and filters, borders, frames, and stickers. There are also versions for iPhone, iPad, and Android so you can piZap on the move too.

19. Pic Stitch

Collage maker Pic Stitch

Pic Stitch collage maker is available on a range of platforms

Pic Stitch allows you to stitch pictures (geddit?) to create cool collages. Choose from 232 different layouts and 15 different photo aspect ratios, plus you can apply rounded corners, patterns, shadows, and any number of other photo editing tricks then share your masterpiece on the usual social media networks including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. It is also available on pretty much any device you can name, and only the Windows apps will cost you.

20. Shapecollage

  • Platform: Mac, Windows, Linux, iOS
  • Developer: Shapecollage
  • Price: Free, iOS $1.99

Shape Collage is an automatic photo collage maker that creates collages in different shapes in just a couple of seconds. You can create picture collages in the shape of a rectangle, heart, text or logo, all with just a few clicks of the mouse. The tool automates much of the process so you can just pick a shape, select your photos, and let Shape Collage do the rest – and it's available as an iPhone app too.

21. Fotojet

photo collage maker tools

There are over 500 templates to choose from
  • Platform: Web
  • Developer: Pearlmountain
  • Price: Free

FotoJet is a free online collage maker that enables you to create amazing collages, photo cards, posters, Facebook covers, Twitter headers, YouTube banners, fun photos and more. What's more, the latest version includes hundreds of templates for you to work with.

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