Add Text to Photos

If you want to add text to photos in ways that enhance
your brand assets and personal projects, we’ve got what you need. Our tools like drop shadow and curved text put us way ahead of other design platforms.

Add text effects :

Whether you want a drop shadow or an inner shadow, PicMonkey has a slider-based tool that handles it all. So when you want to add text to photos, you'll have tons of options to make your text look the best it can be.
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Add text effects :

Whether you want a drop shadow or an inner shadow, PicMonkey has a slider-based tool that handles it all. So when you want to add text to photos, you'll have tons of options to make your text look the best it can be.
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Add curved text :

Curve your text with two clicks in PicMonkey. It’s as easy (and as circular) as pie. So next time you add text to a photo, give it some curve!
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Add curved text :

Curve your text with two clicks in PicMonkey. It’s as
easy (and as circular) as pie. So next time you add text to a photo, give it some curve!
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Erase text :

Get a layered text look with the Eraser that’s built into our Text tool. It’s really handy if you want to quickly make text look like it’s behind something.
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Erase Text :

When you add text to photos, you can get a layered look with the Eraser that’s built into our Text tool. It’s really handy if you want to quickly make text look like it’s behind something.
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How to add text to photo :

1. Open a photo

Open a photo in the PicMonkey editor.

2. Add Text

Click Text > Add text to photo and choose a font.

3. Write

Type in the box that appears.

4. Customize

Customize font size, color, text effects, and more.

Why PicMonkey :

Tiny learning curve
Our intuitive tool lets you start editing photos and making spectacular designs immediately, regardless of your creative experience
Made for every skill
Start with ready-made templates, and when you want to stretch your design muscles, use our feature-rich tools to make custom images from scratch.
A lot for a little
All you’ll ever need and no add-on purchases. All for less than you’d pay for complicated photo-editing software.

Why PicMonkey :

Tiny learning curve
Our intuitive tool lets you start editing photos and making spectacular designs immediately, regardless of your creative experience
Made for every skill
Start with ready-made templates, and when you want to stretch your design muscles, use our feature-rich tools to make custom images from scratch.
A lot for a little
All you’ll ever need and no add-on purchases. All for less than you’d pay for complicated photo-editing software.

Learn how adding text to photos can improve your designs :

Protect your work with a watermark .

Use a custom watermark to claim your
fab photos.

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Break the mold with text masking .

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

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Make your text stand out .

Get noticed with the trifecta of text effects.

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Adding text is just the beginning :

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