When you want to gather the interesting moments of you life or a certain event in one picture, the best way is to create a beautiful collage of your photos. And what better way to do it than through an intuitive photo collage tool.
Here is a list of some of the best and free photo collage makers for Windows. You’ll find different features in each tool ranging from borders, backgrounds, filters, grid styles, and social sharing options. Take a look at list to know about each tool in detail.
PicsArt is a powerful collage maker. It offers three modes to create photo collages, respectively, Grid, Frame and Background.
All three modes offer different sets of collage templates.
Frame provides lots of collage templates like birthday, nature, travel, etc. It lets you add photos from various services other than your computer’s local storage, such as PicsArt network, Flickr, Instagram, Facebook, etc.
Fotor is a photo editor for multiple platforms, including the web, but is also a great photo collage maker.
You can customize the border, background, template, and photo quality. Pick your photo collage using any of the three offered modes: Template, Freestyle, and Photo Stitching or go with the Freestyle mode, which allows you to organize the photos in any form or style of your choice.
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Want to make a photo collage for a lot of photos? Phototastic lets you group up to 25 photos in the same collage.
Fetch your photos from local storage, straight from your camera, or from Flickr then use their grid templates to create your collage.
On top of that, you can customize the border, photo shape, frame, background, or add text or stickers to the photo collage.
Atlantas provides two layouts to start with the photo collage: Smart layout and Advanced layout.
Its simple Smart layout offers fewer customization options (only border and layout options) and a grid-based result. The Advanced layout offers freestyle placement of images along with more customization options, such as shapes, templates, background, photo shape, photo groups, etc.
Want to keep it simple? Cool Collage keeps things basic and simple, just add the photos, choose a background and photo size, adjust or arrange the photos, and it’s complete.
It offers a freestyle collage template, wherein you can place the photos in any form or style of your choice. You can also share your collages with your friends and family via Facebook or the Charms Bar in Windows 8.
Photo Joiner cannot be any simpler. Creating a photo collage using this application is as simple as choosing the photos and setting some customization options.
It simply joins the photos in a vertical or horizontal grid to make a photo collage.
Photo Joiner offers only the basic configuration options, and no fancy or advance options such as collage templates, text, stickers, etc. are provided as its competitors. It also allows sharing your collage on Facebook and Twitter.
Tap Collage is a simple collage maker, which is not only limited to photo collages but also offers to create e-cards. You’re limited to pre-defined templates for making collages as well as e-cards using this application.
There are templates for creating collages of various types and e-cards for special occasions. The only option it offers is background color, and this makes the whole process easy: you only need to choose the template and add the photos, and the collage or e-card is ready!
Pic Stitch, as the name suggests, lets you stitch pictures, i.e., join photos to create collages. It’s a premium application that comes at a small price for the Windows platform.
Some of the offered features are stickers, photo effects, a rich collection of collage templates, and various customization options such as texture and border layouts, photo aspect ratios, etc. You can also share your masterpiece on social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.