Add Text to Photos

Transform any photo into a chic design with PicMonkey’s easy-to-use font tools.

All the fonts your heart could want :

All the fonts your heart could want :

Designer-curated beauties

We’ve got hundreds of fonts, including fancy fonts, modern fonts, handwriting, and brush fonts.
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Alignment tools

Snap-to grids and alignment hints make it a breeze to line your text blocks up just right.
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Designer-curated beauties

We’ve got hundreds of fonts, including fancy fonts, modern fonts, handwriting, and brush fonts.
Learn about fonts >

Alignment tools

Snap-to grids and alignment hints make it a breeze to line your text blocks up just right.
Learn about alignment >

Unleash your textual creativity :

Unleash your textual creativity :

Text effects to drop jaws

Try high-end text effects like drop shadow, curved text and clipping masks.

Experiment like mad

You can add any effect, texture, or even touch up tool to text, too. Try Gradient, for a contemporary look.
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Use your own fonts :

Upload your fave fonts to PicMonkey and use them on any computer with your account.

How to add text to photos :

1. Open your photo.
2. Click Text and choose a font.
3. Type your words in the box that appears.
4. Customize font size, color, text effects, and more.

Learn how text can work for your designs :

Show your work with a watermark .

Claim your fab photos with a custom watermark.

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Break the mold with text masking .

Fill text with an image for a fresh, exciting look.

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Stand out with text .

Get noticed with the trifecta of text effects.

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Adding text is just the beginning :

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