8 Best Free Photo Collage Makers

Create a custom collage with online options

A free photo collage maker can be used for business or personal purposes, and collages can be made for online viewing or printing.

Countless types of collages can be designed one these sites that offer hundreds of templates and styles that make the process quick and easy.

Each collage maker offers numerous layouts so you can use just one photo or a dozen photos. Their tools will help you tweak and change the design so it looks great and is uniquely yours.

Prepare your photos for use with a free photo resizer, online photo editor, or photo editing app, and consider supplementing your own images with some free stock images.

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BeFunky collage example

BeFunky is one of the best online collage maker sites for a number of reasons. For starters, you can jump in, right now, and get your collage made in seconds, and save it without a watermark, for free and without needing a user account.

Here are some notable features:

  • Autofill option automatically populates the collage template with the images you've selected
  • Lets you add photos from Facebook
  • The background color, spacing between images, and total width and height can be adjusted to your liking
  • Lots of collage layout presets but also an option to make your own
  • Several patterns are available for free that can be applied to the collage background
  • A huge catalog of built-in graphics and photos can be used in your collage for free
  • There's a text tool included that can be heavily customized

When you're done making your free collage with BeFunky, your image can be saved to your computer as a JPG (you select the quality/size) or PNG image. You can also also save it to your BeFunky account, Google Drive, Facebook, Dropbox, Twitter, or Pinterest.

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Canva collage example

Canva is another free photo collage maker that's highly customizable. The editor is completely free from ads and neatly organized to make accessing all the tools easy.

Something unique about this collage builder is that you can connect apps to it, such as Facebook, Instagram, Dropbox, Google Maps, and YouTube. This lets you turn a regular photo collage into an interactive picture.

Here are some other Canva features:

  • Quick login with Google or Facebook
  • Hundreds of collage layouts to pick from
  • Free photos and backgrounds that are a click away from being added to your collage
  • Lots of free buttons, banners, shapes, arrows, and other graphics
  • Support for adding multiple slides to make your collage into more of a presentation

When you're finished building your free collage on Canva, you can download it as an image or PDF file, but there's also a Share link option. Sharing your Canva collage URL lets people interact with your embedded media files, such as a map or YouTube video.

Be sure to check that you're using free resources (layouts, text, images, etc.) before you spend too much time editing your ​collage. If you aren't using free ones, you'll be prompted to pay for the collage before you can download it.

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iPiccy collage example

iPiccy offers more than 60 layouts including basic ones, large images surrounded by smaller images, jigsaw layouts, and advanced collage layouts that splice photos into unique shapes.

Backgrounds can be transparent or any color, and spacing between the images, the roundness of the collage’s edges, and the total pixel size of the whole collage all can be adjusted.

You can easily drag and drop photos anywhere on the template and even customize what part of the image should appear in its section of the collage.

After choosing to export your collage, iPiccy shows you the photo editor where you can adjust colors, crop it, resize the collage, and lots more.

You can save collages to your computer as a JPG or PNG file, and you also can share it directly on Facebook and save the collage in your iPiccy account (if you want to make a user account).

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FotoJet collage example

FotoJet is easy to use, doesn't require any software downloads, won't save with a watermark, and isn't cluttered with lots of tools and unnecessary screens.

The collage layouts here are organized in sections called Classic Collages, Creative Collages, and Misc. Some of them include art, 3D, poster, photo card, comic, and frame layouts. There's also a classic photo grid layout like how you see most collages.

After you've chosen a layout, you can add images from Facebook, your computer, and the built-in catalog of over a million photos. Drag and drop them anywhere to arrange them however you wish.

Images can be edited directly from the collage with the built-in image editing tools. They aren't as robust as a true image editor, but they do let you make quick changes, such as by flipping and rotating, changing the size, applying a filter, and modifying exposure, saturation, brightness, opacity, and more.

There's also a text tool, clipart you can freely use, and several background options.

Collages at FotoJet can be saved to your computer as a JPG or PNG image or shared directly ​on Facebook, Tumblr, and other social media sites. There's also a print option.

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piZap collage maker home page

piZap has dozens of layouts ranging from basic shapes like rectangles to specific shapes like hearts and stars and special layouts for holidays.

Images can be imported from your computer, taken with a webcam, or copied from your Facebook, Instagram, Flickr, Google Drive, or Dropbox account. There also are many images freely available from piZap. However, only one picture at a time can be uploaded, so it might take a little longer to create a collage than with some other collage makers.

The background is editable and can feature any color or photo. You also can edit the borders and round their corners of the images you’ve added.

Dozens of effects are just a click away, so you can add a nice touch to the entire collage. There are also per-photo editing tools, frames, stickers, a cut out tool, text boxes, a paintbrush, and a meme generator all built into this collage maker.

You can download your collage to your computer but only in standard quality (HQ costs). It can also be shared directly to a number of social media and file storage sites.

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Fotonea.com collage example

Fotonea.com is another free collage maker that's unique in that once you upload your images, you can shuffle them however you wish and resize them in any way. There isn't a traditional layout that you need your images to fit into.

There's a background option that you can use if you want, as well as an extremely basic text tool.

Your collage is saved as a PNG back to your computer.

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Ribbet collage example

Ribbet lets you make a collage in a modern editor that's super simple to use. However, there are several features available only to subscribers, so free users will run into some limitations.

All the basics are here, like a number of collage layouts, drag and drop support, and spacing and proportion editing. There are also some unique features like filter overlays, a blemish fixer, textures, and a resizer and crop tool.

However, you can upload images from your computer only, and only one at a time. Some other severe limitations put in place for free users includes the inability to go full screen, no option to save the images you upload (they disappear once you add them to the collage), very few layouts to pick from, and

Once you’ve finished building your collage, you can save it to your computer as an image in the JPG or PNG format. It can also be shared with anyone via the public share URL.

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Photovisi collage example

Photovisi is another neat collage maker that's totally free if you don't mind the watermark it places on your image when you're done. You're also limited to downloading a low-resolution version of the collage unless you want to pay for premium.

This collage maker site has lots of unique customization options that you won't find in other collage makers. There are several collage layouts, such as Vintage Colors, Overlapping Fade, Fenced In, Summer Beach, and Love On a Line.

What I like most about these layouts is that they're super flexible, so what you end up making won't look like every other collage out there. If you're wanting really interesting designs, Photovisi is the collage maker to try.