ShotCut Photo
Collage Maker

Getting Started

Welcome to ShotCut! We’re excited to have you – let’s unleash your own brand of creativity with millions of users worldwide.
There are many ways to start ShotCut Photo Editing Collage app.
 
Method #1: Start by creating ‘Collage’
• Tap ‘Collage’ on the Home Screen and select the photo(s) you want for the collage
• Select the layout based on the number of photos you have selected and tap ‘Next’
• Start editing with our comprehensive design toolkit!
 
Method #2: Start by selecting ‘Layout’
• Tap on ‘Layout’ on the Home Screen and choose a layout based on the number of photos you want
• Tap on the Layout Mask icon to select photo to upload
• Start editing with our comprehensive design toolkit!
 
Method #3: Start by choosing ‘Story’
• Tap on ‘Story’ on the Home Screen and choose a template based on the style you want
• Tap on the Image icon to select photo(s) to upload
• Start editing with our comprehensive design toolkit by adding/editing the elements!
 
Method #4: Start by using ‘Inspiration’
• Tap on any templates under ‘Inspiration’ on the Home Screen based on the style you want
• Tap on the Image icon to select photo(s) to upload
• Start editing with our comprehensive design toolkit by adding/editing the elements!
 
Method #5: Start by continuing your ‘Projects’
• Tap on ‘Projects’ on the Home Screen to continue editing your previously saved collage
Let your creativity run free. Explore the various tools and features of the app to create stunning, trendy and aesthetically-pleasing collages in minutes!
As all drafts in the ‘Projects’ section of the app are only stored on the individual device they are created with, they will not be available on other devices.
We know that your creations are special and meaningful to you – to avoid losing them, please be sure to:
• Save all your collages to your device’s library
• Back up your collages to different storage options, like a hard drive or cloud storage
• Share your collages to social media platforms
Do note that you will not be able to re-edit collages once they are saved.
ShotCut Photo Editing Collage is free to use for all, supported with mobile ads for the maintenance of our apps.
If you’d like to unlock premium access to our library of creative design elements of stickers, fonts, templates, layouts and an ad-free ShotCut experience, you can subscribe to ShotCut with our Monthly or Yearly Subscription plans.
US$9.99/Month, billed monthly
US19.99/Year, billed yearly
To subscribe, tap on ‘PRO’ on the Home Screen and select your preferred plan. Note that all our subscription plans are on auto-renewal basis for the ease of usage and to avoid disruption to your usage. You can cancel the plan anytime under your Apple ID Settings.

How to Use

To delete a Photo from your collage

• Tap on the photo you would like to delete
• Tap on the Trash Bin icon on the top left corner of the image
• The image will be deleted immediately
To adjust Layout and Aspect Ratio on the Editing Screen

• Tap ‘Layout’ or ‘Ratio’ on the bottom left/right corner of the screen
• Choose various layouts depending on the number of photos you have selected for the collage
• Choose various ratios to optimise your collage for different social media platforms
• Tap on ‘✔️’ to go back to main Editing screen.
To edit the Borders of a photo on the Editing Screen

• Tap on ‘Borders’ on the bottom left corner of the screen
• Adjust the Border settings accordingly
– Adjust the width of the border around the photo collage frame
– Adjust the distance of the border between the photos within the collage
– Adjust the curvature of the border of the photo edges in the collage
You can create beautiful collages with our templates. To do so,
Choose templates under ‘Story’
• Tap on ‘Story’ on the Home Screen and choose a template based on the style you want
• Tap on the Image icon to select photo(s) to upload
• Start editing with our comprehensive design toolkit by adding/editing the elements!
Choose templates under ‘Inspiration’
• Tap on any templates under ‘Inspiration’ on the Home Screen based on the style you want
• Tap on the Image icon to select photo(s) to upload
• Start editing with our comprehensive design toolkit by adding/editing the elements!

To Add and Edit Text on ShotCut,
• Tap on ‘Text’ on the bottom of the Editing Screen
• Adjust the settings you want on the text
– Font Style, Thickness, Offset
– Colour, Gradient, Texture
– Thickness
– Offset
– Text Alignment, Line Spacing, Character Spacing
To Duplicate, Resize, Rotate and Delete Text,
• Tap on your Text on your collage for the Settings to appear
• Manage the settings with the options available
– Duplicate by tapping on Duplication icon (top right corner)
– Resize by dragging while tapping on Resize icon (bottom right corner)
– Rotate by moving while tapping on Rotate icon (bottom left corner)
– Delete by tapping on Trash Bin icon (top left corner)
To Add Stickers,
• Tap on ‘Stickers’ on the Editing Screen
• Choose from 100+ stickers from our library
To Edit Stickers,
• Duplicate by tapping on Duplication icon (top right corner)
• Resize by dragging while tapping on Resize icon (bottom right corner)
• Rotate by moving while tapping on Rotate icon (bottom left corner)
• Delete by tapping on Trash Bin icon (top left corner)
You can add a mixed media of multiple photos or videos in our collage templates. To Add Videos,
• Tap to edit a template under ‘Story’ or ‘Inspiration’
• Add your media files (photos or videos) into the template
• You can Edit the video by tapping on it
– To remove sound, tap on the Sound icon (top right corner)
– To zoom in or out of the video, tap on the Resize icon (bottom right corner)
– To trim video length, tap on the Scissors icon (bottom left corner)
– To delete a video, tap on the Trash Bin icon (top left corner)
After adding photos to your collage, you can use our photo editing features to make your photos pop! To access photo editing features,
• Tap on the photo you want to edit
• Tap on the Filter icon (bottom left corner)
• Select from over 100+ filters for your photos
• Adjust the intensity of the filter by toggling the bar
Adjusting, rotating and resizing images on ShotCut is easy and intuitive.
To Adjust your images within the collage mask,
• Use one finger to adjust it within the frame
To Rotate and Resize your images,
• Use two fingers to pinch the photo to resize
• Use two fingers to rotate the photo
To change background of your collage

• Tap on ‘Background’ under the Editing Screen
• Select from the variety of backgrounds from colours, gradients to patterned designs
• Tap on ‘✔️’ to go back to main Editing screen.

Subscription

ShotCut Photo Editing Collage is free to use for all, supported with mobile ads for the maintenance of our apps.
If you’d like to unlock premium access to our library of creative design elements of stickers, fonts, templates, layouts and more, you can subscribe to ShotCut with our Monthly or Yearly Subscription plans.
US$9.99/Month, billed monthly
US19.99/Year, billed yearly
To subscribe, tap on ‘PRO’ on the Home Screen and select your preferred plan. Note that all our subscription plans are on auto-renewal basis for the ease of usage and to avoid disruption to your usage. You can cancel the plan anytime under your Apple ID Settings.
We’re sad to see you go.
All in-app purchases, including free trials and subscriptions, are carried out through the Apple App Store.

As such, please request a refund directly through Apple here.
Our team is unable to cancel or refund any transactions on your behalf due to privacy reasons. If you have any queries, you can check out our Refund Policy or contact our team here.
If you have switched to a new device and can no longer see any of your purchased items – don’t worry! As long as you are connected to the same Google Play account that you previously made the purchases with, you can easily restore your in-app purchases. You can:
• Open the app
• Tap the = at the top left corner
• Tap Restore Purchases
Our team is unable to cancel or refund any transactions on your behalf due to privacy reasons. If you have any queries, you can check out our Refund Policy or contact our team here.

Community

ShotCut aims to inspire our millions of users with creative collages and photo projects. If you’d like us to feature your creations on our social media or in our app, do share them across with us here!
We’ll credit your creations if they have been shortlisted for feature on our platform.
We’d love to empower your designs and share them with our millions of users.

We’re still working on building our creative community of resources and guidelines, so stay tuned!

Hit us Up!