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Tuesday, May 8, 2012

How to create a collage in Instagram



Instagram the popular photo sharing app which was sold to Facebook for 1 billion has simply grown in popularity after the acquisition. Apart from being able to take photos and sharing it on the app, you can also create a collage of all your favorite pics and share them also. The only thing however you would need to use other apps tog to the job done. If you want to make a collage with the Instagram app itself there is a quick workaround which may not really fit the bill. You can arrange your favorite photos in the app and then take a screenshot, zoom in to cut out the borders and save it as your iPhone desktop. This hack will not really leave you happy, but for what it's worth.

Ok, so to create a collage you can do so with the following apps and we have selected some of the best ones for you. Both for you iOS devices (iPhone and iPad) and your Andriod devices.



How to create a collage in Instagram

1. GetLoupe: Is a Web app that lets you add all your favorite Instagram photos together to create a collage. Once your collage is ready you can share it on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. If you do not want to make it public you can protect your collage and keep it private. The app is also available for use on your iPhone and  iPad, Mac, Windows and Linux. Sorry no Android version of the app right now. To get started all you need to do is to click the 'Add Photos' link and then click on 'Instagram'. name your collage and start adding pics, clikc complete when your done and it's now ready to be shared with the world. 


2. HoneyGram: This is available for all Android phones running Android 3.0 Gingerbread and higher. This app is basically an image browser for Instagram created for created for Honeycomb/GoogleTV/ICS platforms that lets you search for most popular photos etc. To get the app to go into collage mode you would need to tap the interactive button on the top of the app's screen. This will then start displaying thumbnails of all the images included within the selected album. You can now use various gestures to arrange your images. Here is a list of gestures supported.

Single touch: move an image around
Two Touches: rotate the image (hold down with one finger and move the other finger to rotate)
Three Touches: bring image to the top of the screen
Four Touches: Hide Image
Five Touches: Show all hidden images

3. You can also use PicFrame for iPhone or iPad. With Picframe you can make a collage using pictures from Facebook, Email, Instagram, Twitter, Flickr and Tumblr.

Please let us know what you think of these apps and let us know if there are any other apps for the same purpose,  in the comments section below.

Image Credit: Inside Steves Brain


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