Documents require 3×4 standard photos, and the free 3×4 and Photo for documents apps can help with this task.
Available for iPhone (iOS) and Android phones, respectively, they are capable of capturing photographs in the exact dimensions for the ideal print size.
The programs also group multiple images on a single page, so that multiple units can be printed at once.
The feature is useful, as it delivers a professional result quickly.
The tools are available in the official Google Play app stores, for the Google system, and App Store for Apple devices.
In the following tutorial, check out how to take a 3×4 photo on your phone with free Photo 3×4 and Photo for documents apps.
How to scan documents and notes; tip applies to Android and iOS
Apps allow you to take 3×4 photos on Android and iPhone – Photo: Rodrigo Fernandes / dnetc
Want to buy cell phones, TV and other discounted products? Discover Compare dnetc
How to take 3×4 photo on iPhone
Install the Photo 3×4 on your phone via the dnetc page.
When opening the app, touch the camera icon, located in the bottom menu.
Then capture the photo and select the «Use Photo» option to confirm.
The photo will be adapted to the 3×4 format automatically;
Transform a regular photo in 3×4 on the iPhone with the Photo 3×4 app – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
View the photograph on the screen.
Note that the service automatically creates a page with eight repeated photos;
Photo 3×4 application creates page with eight photos for printing – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
If you want to transform a photo from the gallery in 3×4 format, tap on the frames icon in the menu.
Then, select the desired photo and see the result;
Photo 3×4 app also transforms gallery files into 3×4 photos on iPhone – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
To save the photos to the phone’s memory, tap the download icon.
The app will immediately save a single image with the eight thumbnails.
If you want to send them by e-mail, just touch the envelope icon.
Download the 3×4 photos to the device’s memory or send by email with the 3×4 Photo app – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
How to take 3×4 photo on Android
Install the Photo for documents on your phone via the dnetc page.
When opening the application, select the option «Take a photo with the camera» to capture a photo on the spot or in «Select among the photos taken» to choose a file from the gallery.
In this example, we selected the option of capturing the image with the camera – the step by step to follow is the same for images in the gallery;
Photo application for documents creates 3×4 with image captured on the spot or sent from the gallery – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Confirm the use of the photo on the «✓» icon and then on the «Yes» button;
Confirm the use of an image in the Photo app for documents – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Choose the desired size.
For 3×4 photos, choose the «H 40xW 30mm» option and tap «Apply this size».
Then, adjust the face in the determined space so that the photo is aligned and go to «Complete the adjustment»;
Select the 3×4 format in the Photo editor for documents – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
On the next screen, you can change the brightness and contrast of the image in the editor located at the bottom of the screen.
Finish with the «Yes» button.
On the next screen, use the edit buttons to delete the photo, copy to the clipboard or add a black and white filter;
Edit the 3×4 photo before saving it on Android with the Photo for documents app – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
To download the photo, tap the download icon next to the thumbnail.
Then, select «Save»;
Save a 3×4 photo using the Foto for documents app on Android – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
To download a page with several 3×4 thumbnails, touch the «+» icon until the desired quantity is added.
A preview will be displayed at the bottom of the screen.
Then select «Create a photo» to open the page in full screen.
Go to «If everything is fine, press the save button» to download the image.
Photo app for documents creates page with several 3×4 photos – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Take advantage of the tips to easily take 3×4 photos on your cell phone using the Photo 3×4 or Photos for documents app.
What image editor do you usually use? Leave your opinion in the dnetc Forum.
How to post uncut photos to Instagram Stories