Watermark Maker Tool
PicMonkey's watermark maker lets you create and add high-quality watermarks to any of your photos. Put a name to those amazing images and share your brand with the world. Customize your watermark with easy-to-use design tools.
How to make a watermark in PicMonkey
1. Upload your image
Choose a watermark design template to customize or start with a blank canvas and add your own logo and graphics.
2. Create a transparent background
Select your canvas, click Background color, and check the "Transparent" box.
3. Customize your design
4. Download as a PNG
In order to maintain your transparent background, download your final design as a PNG file.
Make a logo with graphics
With thousands of graphics to choose from, you can quickly make your logo with just a few clicks and then use it as a watermark. We’ve got graphics from mod to classic to zany, so check ‘em out and be inspired.
Easily add watermarks to photos
PicMonkey Pro and Business subscribers can add custom watermarks to any project. Choose from 9 different positions, or create a tiled look across the image. Customize your watermark's size, rotation, and fade level with easy-to-use control sliders.
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Why use the watermark maker?
A photography watermark is a great way to prevent people from using your photo without your permission, or without giving you credit. Plus, they’re an easy way to market and increase brand recognition. Even use PicMonkey to make resumes, charts, ads, banners and edit profile pics.
FAQs about making watermarks
How do I make a watermark logo?
Making a watermark from your logo is a great idea because it’s already a recognizable piece of your branding. To make one in PicMonkey, just upload your logo and make the background transparent. And if you need a logo, check out our sweeping collection of logo templates.
What if I don’t add a watermark?
Adding a watermark to your photos gives them an extra layer of protection. You’d hate to see your hard work being used commercially without your consent or hopping around photo sharing websites with absolutely no credit tossed back to you. There's no set rule, just something to consider.
How do I make a transparent background for my watermark?
You can make a transparent background in seconds using PicMonkey. Just upload your watermark design and click Remove background on the left tools menu. Download your watermark as a PNG file to maintain its transparency.