11 Free apps to make posters for Android & iOS

At present, to draw a colorful poster or a bright booklet does not present any complication for the advanced user, since there is a huge number of graphic editors and specialized utilities. It is widely believed that to create a poster you need to have “special” knowledge and skills in graphic editors. However, after getting acquainted with our selection of applications you can completely change your mind. Everyone can create posters in these simple and compact applications.

Canva

Canva is an online service that allows anyone to engage in web design. You can become a designer without special training, expensive software and hardware. The developers of the Canva service have set a goal to make web design accessible to everyone. Using this tool, you can embody ideas in graphic content, even if you do not know how to draw at all. The service works by the principle of drag-and-drop. You can use

The service works by the principle of drag-and-drop. You can use Canva for free. However, some images are only available after payment.

Canva users can access dozens of templates, free images, icon collections, fonts, backgrounds, colors. Also, you can start from scratch by creating your own templates.

PROS:

  • Ease of use.
  • The availability of free templates for pages, images, etc.
  • “Protection from a fool”: the system does not allow you to save the image if you have not completed the work or made a serious mistake.
  • You can save your work in the formats png and pdf. The first one is suitable for publishing images online, and the second one can be used for making printed products.

CONS:

  • The limited number of standard templates.
  • You can not change the size of the image during operation.
  • There is no possibility to use graphic elements from different templates.

Will Canva make anyone a designer?

Canva is a convenient and simple tool with which every person can really solve design problems. Using it, you can create graphics yourself, even if you do not have special training.

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Poster+

Is it possible to make a quality poster and banner using only a mobile phone? The answer is – yes, it is only necessary to install a special application Poster+, which will be a salvation for everyone who wants to be a graphic designer, without resorting to the services of third-party specialists and not finishing art school.

Any blog, newspaper or website will look much more professional and decent if you learn how to create posters or posters using the application Poster+.

Learning to work with this mobile application does not require significant effort and time, you can even not understand it at all, but only do posters using a personal photo template.

What is Poster+?

The mobile application meets the user with a huge selection of ready-made posters, among which everyone can find their own, taking into account personal preferences. Here are the best posters, once created in the US by good designers. It is worth noting that in this archive posters of excellent quality are stored.

Using the Poster+ mobile application, you can do various experiments with text – and change the font size, and change the color, and choose a different font.

The user should not forget about the need to put a personal photo on the selected poster. You can use the special Camera button or load a photo from an existing album using the Photo Albums button.

Entertainment with Poster+

After choosing a poster, writing a text and placing a photo, you just have to be entertained. The poster can be passed through various filters to try different styles of billboard design – and vintage, and theatrical, and many other styles.

With the mobile application Poster, you can now print high-quality posters and make the surrounding city more beautiful.

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Notegraphy

Notegraphy – an interesting service for Android, which was developed by the same company. Decorate your own notes and quotes of famous people!

Capabilities

This service allows you to arrange text notes and quotes with the best design templates. It is enough to choose only the variation that you like and save the result. The service offers 25 original templates, which are presented in several color solutions. Thanks to the built-in social network, you can share quotes in the news stream and view the work of your friends. The application is distributed on a free basis and does not contain advertising.

Interface

The main menu is implemented as a miniature personal page that displays published notes and a list of subscribers. You can invite your friends directly to the main menu and view their quotes in the news feed. The editor is extremely minimalistic and contains only the necessary graphic elements. So, all 25 templates are displayed at the bottom of the screen, which is very convenient and does not require additional knowledge.

The result

Notegraphy is an interesting service that has no visible drawbacks. Registration of notes takes place in a few simple clicks, and a wide selection of templates will please even the most demanding users.
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Over

Over was noted by the flattering response of Jenson Freid himself, who called Over a “fantastic idea”. So what is so much fond of Freid and many other users of the application Over? Let’s see.

In Over, the process of adding text is made clear and convenient – it will not get confused. The whole process looks like this: you select a photo, insert a text, change its color, size, position, and font – all this is done in a matter of seconds.

Initially, not all fonts are available in the program – to gain access to all, you will have to pay an additional dollar. Although, you can not do this – embedded fonts, in my opinion, quite enough. Generally, fonts are the main advantage of this program. Here Typic is clearly losing.

Adding an inscription to the photo, it remains only to save the result or share it with friends in social networks, the benefit of the program allows you to do it without any problems.

By the way, Over in Instagram has an official account, in which are laid out the most interesting work done with the help of Over.

Functionally, the program is not very strong, and for many, it will be a serious drawback – nothing but adding inscriptions to photos, the program can not do. But on the other hand, when you work with it, you do not pay attention to the program itself – you are immersed in the process. Nothing distracts, does not bother, all the elements of the interface are in their place. In this application, the rule “best design is a complete lack of design.” It seems that this is the answer to the question asked at the beginning of the review.

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Poster Maker & Poster Designer

Make your photos more attractive by adding a frame or a mirror effect. A wide range of frames, borders, scaling, the ability to choose both your photo and the standard background – all this can turn a regular picture into a colorful poster.

Different types of fonts will allow you not just to create a quote, but whole designer art. Templates of your choice, unique touches will transform your photos beyond recognition, so it will be difficult to distinguish whether this poster is made by a professional or ordinary user.

Save your masterpieces and share them with your friends. The application is constantly updated and new features are added.

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April – Poster Maker

Do you want to create really unique photos? Then make them a real masterpiece using this application. You can combine photos with each other, and create an album for yourself, the location of photos depends only on your desire, so the application itself will offer you some figures. In addition, it is quite easy to do, and you can literally choose the right photos on the move, and remove those that are not needed. Now you can create posters with your image easily and simply!

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PosterLabs

What are the only features not offered by the software from the App Store for decorating everyday photos – filters, frames, collages. And if you take the application PosterLabs, then also colorful templates of magazine covers and posters.

Why is it at all necessary – a difficult question. Probably to a greater extent in order to please yourself. Well, slightly dissolve the feathers in front of friends in social networks. Despite the obvious pathos of the idea, the PosterLabs templates are not pretentious. Yes, and the inscriptions are such that imitation is read right away and can not deceive anyone.

The program includes two packages of templates: Classic and Stylish, only 60 pieces. Downloading graphics in the Goodies menu and it’s free.

The process of creating a picture is extremely simple. You can start by selecting the design and then pick up the images for insertion, or you can first decide on the photos. The frame added to the template is zoomed, rotated and processed by color filters. Some templates also allow you to change the inscriptions, but not all of them – one or two main ones, the title. And since almost every poster and cover retains an affiliation with the PosterLabs program and a given topic (texts like “always together” or “you get it that way too!”).

Ready graphics can be saved to a gallery or one of the supported social networks. Of the popular ones we have Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, even in PosterLabs there is an Oriental exotic like Weibo or WeChat.

The program is free, well implemented and really can be useful for a fan or some small benefit. I recommend that you look at all the habitues of social networks and lovers of digital photography. Suddenly PosterLabs is exactly what you missed.

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Cover Photo Maker & Designer

Excellent photo designer, which is preferable to use for social networks. The application includes several useful functions, including the use of various filters. Here you will find about 200 textures that have a tuning function, as well as 80 fonts. With these tools, you can give your photos a completely different look. So, you will not find identical posters from other users.

To your photo or poster you can add an unlimited number of fonts and textures, accordingly, your photo can have any size. The main display contains advanced filter categories, which makes it easier to find a newbie. A free application means advertising but it’s not intrusive.

Use this application and change your photo beyond recognition!

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PostWrap

The application can transform ordinary text into colorful posters. You will not be able to add any photo over the text, but it will not be difficult to print the text on the photo. Decorate your page in social networks or present an unusual gift to your loved ones.

Capabilities:

  1. Create posters with or without background.
  2. Wide choice of texts.
  3. Automatic drawing up of posters by the program.
  4. Add not only a font but also effects, colors, etc.
  5. Customize the text at the discretion of the user.
  6. Unlimited amount of text on the poster.
  7. Create your own font.
  8. Download additional fonts.
  9. Save your poster and share it with your friends.
  10. An extensive color palette.

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Photo Posters

With this application, you can create posters of 8 suggested types: from birthday to party. Choose a category and style of the poster and create! You can edit the text so that your posters look even steeper!

Baby posters – here you can make an unforgettable birthday of the child or another significant event of the baby.

Graphic posters – suitable for graduates. Share the joy of graduation, create a stunning poster and let this day remain forever in your memory.

Wedding layout – invitations, engagement ads and much more is available in this category. Make your wedding unforgettable.

Posters for parties – here you can also draw up invitations to your party, they will be bright and exciting.
Posters for sale – let people know about discounts or promotions in your store.

Posters about finding people – post a photo of the missing person missing, create and print a poster. So you will definitely speed up the search.

In addition, the application includes posters with celebrities, photo posters with a grid and much more.

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Poster Maker

Do you want to convert your posts into advertising posters quickly? Then download the Poster Maker application. Just a few clicks and a presentable poster is ready!

With this application, you can decorate the status, quote, send an original greeting or wish.
At your choice, there is a wide range of attractive gradients and backdrops, 88 fonts, as well as 365 decorative and design components and different categories of posters.

Unite, mix, create!

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