Add text to your photos for free.

Make standout graphics with the Adobe Express selection of fonts, text styles, animated text effects, and more to add text in pictures.

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Add text to your images with Adobe Express.

There are countless creative ways to make an impactful design using the Adobe Express text editing tools. Make eye-catching social graphics, web banners, marketing emails, or personalized cards. If you find yourself short on ideas, explore our template library, loaded with thousands of standout examples to kickstart your creativity.

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How to add text to your photos.

Select a photo.
Choose a template, then upload photos from your device to drop right into your design. Top if off with icons or graphics from our free libraries.
Customize your text.
Use the text tool to add your messaging to your image. Select from thousands of licensed Adobe Fonts, then personalize with text effects, styles, and shapes.
Download and share.
Instantly download your new graphic to share with your friends, family, and followers in minutes.

Explore thousands of fonts and color choices.

Browse thousands of licensed fonts from Adobe Fonts to find the perfect font choice to add text to your image. Have your own branded or handpicked fonts? Upload them and incorporate them right into your design. Customize your text color with the eye-dropper tool, premade color palettes inspired by your design, or with the custom color option.

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Feature creative text styles.

Choose from an ever-growing collection of text styles and effects. Use the Text menu to browse templates for headers, quotes, logos, paragraphs, and more. With text effects, you can add shapes, shadows, and outlines to emphasize your messaging.

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Personalize with text animation.

Draw in your audience by incorporating text animation into your design. Select from the Adobe Express text animation options to find the effect that suits the aesthetic of your overall image.

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Over 100,000 templates & assets to start from.

Get inspired and save time with expertly designed templates to get you started. Adobe Express has an ever-growing collection of portrait, landscape, square, and vertical templates to create designs that stand out on any channel, any device.

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Frequently asked questions.

Does the size or quality change after adding text to the photos?
You can start your project using the original size of your photo so you can then download your final design without changing the size or quality. On your desktop device, start a new project using the “From your photo” option. On the mobile app, start with a photo from your device’s library and choose “Original size” to maintain the dimensions.
Are the texts adjustable or customizable?
Adobe Express makes it both fun and easy to adjust and customize the text on your photos. Make text adjustments as small as spacing or font styles, or as impactful as curved or animated text. There are countless ways to personalize the text on your photo with our quick, intuitive editing tools.
Can I add text to a screenshot online?
Absolutely. Easily upload screenshots right from your device to your Adobe Express project and customize it with text in seconds.
Can I add text to videos with Adobe Express?
Easily add text to your videos using the free Adobe Express app. Customize your text on your video in all the same ways as you can with an image.
Can I use Adobe Express for free? If so, what’s included?
Yes, we have a free plan available for anyone. Enjoy everything you need to stand out, including dozens of quick action tools, thousands of templates, photo editing and effects, and much more. Explore our plans and pricing for details.