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Instagram Post Maker

Your feed will be the talk of the 'gram when you use PicMonkey's Instagram Post Maker tools to create stylish, stunning, can't-be-ignored content. Let's combine your talent with our templates, graphics, photo-editor features, and touch-up tools to make Instagram posts to die for. Get started for free today!

How to make an Instagram post

Pick a template

Sign up for a free trial and start creating right away. Open PicMonkey and select an Instagram post template that you want to customize. We have 1000s of styles to choose from.

Add photos to your design

Replace the photos in the template with your own pics, or choose from millions of professional stock photos or videos our stock library. Customize your image's size, shape, color, and more with effects and editing tools.

Customize your template

Replace the text in the template with your own words, or add more text. Choose from hundreds of beautiful fonts, and customize the text's color and size, or try effects like curve or outline.

Share your work

When you're finished designing, share your work by downloading to your computer, or exporting directly to social media or email. Your work will always auto-save to our cloud storage so you can return to it at any time.

Create with graphics

We’ve got thousands of awesome graphics in a multitude of styles, shapes, and sizes that you can use to create designs that will get noticed.

Create with stock photos

We’ve got millions of gorgeous, authentic stock photos taken by some of the best photographers in the world that you can use to create a truly unique image—all included with a subscription.

FAQs about making Instagram posts

How do I make a video post for Instagram?

Create a video Instagram post in PicMonkey by starting with a blank Instagram post-sized canvas, add your video clips or use our stock video library, browse animated graphics to add, or animate your logo! Export your post as a MP4 and you're ready to roll camera!

How do I make an Instagram carousel post?

An Instagram carousel post consists of related photos that your followers swipe to view. You can upload any pics to a single post, but we like those carousel posts that are aesthetically cohesive and tell a story. Use line or paint smudge graphics to tie your posts together.

How do I make a text post for Instagram?

While it's true that Instagram started with photo sharing, there's a lot ro be said of a bold text-only post. Choose a beautiful font and a simple background to make your message pop. And FYI: creating Instagram text posts in the PicMonkey Mobile App could be easier!

Making Instagram posts in PicMonkey

Creating a strong Instagram presence is about more than posting a lot of pretty pictures. Posts can be pretty, but purposeful, too. Here are a variety of post types you can consider creating as you build your cool, consistent, and cohesive Instagram feed. All of these pre-designed, square templates are available in the PicMonkey Template Library. Read on to see 17 post ideas...

See 18 Instagram post ideas
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