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What is PicMonkey?

PicMonkey's design and photo editing tools help you create captivating images to promote your brand. Get stunning results with luxe templates for logos, social posts, ads, banners, and more, or start from scratch and add design building blocks. When your business grows, PicMonkey grows with you; PicMonkey Business offers tools like brand kits, collaboration tools, and asset management to increase your output and keep your brand look consistent. Accessible as a cloud-based site and a mobile app.

Who Uses PicMonkey?

PicMonkey helps social media marketers, small business entrepreneurs, and anyone who needs to communicate visually to stand out in a sea of sameness with impactful visuals that tell their brand story.

PicMonkey Software - Start designs from  a template or a blank canvas and add design building blocks like graphics, fonts, textures,  stock photos and videos.
PicMonkey Software - Choose from thousands of designer-crafted templates when you want to kick-start your project and customize to your liking.
PicMonkey Software - Dial up the drama with fully featured photo editing that goes way beyond one-click filters.
PicMonkey Software - Add simple animations — in just a click — for extra style and movement.
PicMonkey Software - Create on the go, with the PicMonkey mobile app for iOS and Android.

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Reviews of PicMonkey

Average score

Overall
4.5
Ease of Use
4.5
Customer Service
4.3
Features
4.3
Value for Money
4.3

Reviews by company size (employees)

  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001
Ali
Ali
Information Technology Adviser in Azerbaijan
Verified LinkedIn User
Information Technology & Services, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Alternatives Considered:

Real-time collaboration Photo Editing Tool with Cloud Storage!

5.0 3 years ago

Comments: PicMonkey has Everything for advertising, creating visual content, and creating brand new graphical posts on social media pages. Beautiful graphics have made our site content and social media pages much more impressive and have caused our site visitors to be much more and this has increased our sales and orders.

Pros:

The ability to remove background with just one click and the use of artificial intelligence for better performance of photo editing is very lovable and practical for me. The brand Kit feature is awesome, when I have uploaded the company logo and font, PicMonkey creates a full pack company brand kit with everything we need from A to Z. PicMonkey has everything I need to edit and produce visual content, a database of thousands of ready-to-use commercial stock photos, thousands of pre-made templates and fonts, email templates, collage boxes and everything I need. Also, the ability to store files and images in the cloud is very important and useful.

Cons:

The features that are available in the desktop version are not available in the mobile version and are better than the features of all versions, also the ability to edit very large photos with large files should be added to the software. In general, the rest of the facilities are good and acceptable.

Joanna
Photographer (Family & Senior Sessions) in US
Photography, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Perfect for Beginners

5.0 8 months ago

Pros:

The product is easy to use. Anyone can learn to use the features if they spend a short amount of time browsing the options. I have personally used the product for 10 plus years and keep coming back to it for a quick edit. Good quality for a GREAT price.

Cons:

Honestly, and this is my honest opinion, there is nothing I do not like at this time.

CEEJAY
Master Esthetician in US
Cosmetics, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Sorry for the breakup, Picmonkey.

3.0 4 years ago

Comments: At the time we were a good fit, but we ended up going our separate ways. Everyone likes certain things, and Picmonkey isn't bad its just not the best for me.

Pros:

I jumped on Picmonkey several years ago, when I first started my entrepreneur journey. One of my success coaches told me to use it to create more "eye catching" posts. At the time it was the best option you had if you were trying to make more professional posts for whatever you were selling, or trying to promote. With easy to maneuver categories like Instagram posts, Highlight photo covers, YouTube Banners, etc it was a good option for the social media entrepreneurs trying to stand out from the crowd. But over the years I grew more and more impatient with Picmonkey. A lot of the best features were for premium accounts, and left the very basic features for free. At the time because it was the only option really around that was free and semi user friendly, for people who are professional photo editors or content creators. But that was just at that time....

Cons:

As the years progressed and more competition came about I feel like Picmonkey hasn't really evolved. I ended up staying from the Picmonkey path and stumbled on Canva and just fell in love. I also pay for Picmonkey, but adore the FREE Canva software better. It wasn't me Picmonkey, it was you. For not making things easier or better for me. I found value elsewhere.

Jéssica
Atendimento ao cliente in Brazil
Leisure, Travel & Tourism, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
Reviewer Source

I love picmonkey

5.0 3 months ago

Comments: I use picmonkey and recommend it to anyone who likes photography, the editing, realistic backgrounds and wonderful cost are the best.

Pros:

Simply one of the best apps for photo editing and design.

Cons:

Cost should be more benefit and would like more realistic funds

Asdrúbal Javier
Asdrúbal Javier
Creative Agency in Argentina
Verified LinkedIn User
Design, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
Reviewer Source

Picmonkey is an excellent tool to edit your photos easily ...!!!

4.0 5 years ago

Comments: Picmonkey has been a great tool in my work, it has introduced new dynamics for work, and it has been useful even in my family, since my nephews use it to create their images, every day I think that this type of programs while more flexible, They are better.

Pros:

In principle picmonkey is a super easy to use and intuitive image editor type tool, this tool has a variety of options that allows you to work smoothly and quickly, has options to cut, create adjustments to the image, add stickers, resize images and even make designs, it has a variety of presets that help your photo look super cool, I like this tool also because I can create my collage, add text among other things, and most importantly it has lots of tutorials with what you can clarify your doubts, is the type of programs that you do not need to be a professional to use it, but if you wanted to use it professionally you could, apart from talking about the price since it is cheap compared to other publishers, the work is automatically saved what Allow nothing to be erased from what you are doing, nothing worse than wasting all the time created, that is why I love this program.

Cons:

The only thing I can say about this program is that it has a problem with large formats, it should be possible to import and export large-scale sizes which would make it more attractive, it usually has errors when you enter a high quality medium file.