Using apps to make Stories and post on Instagram is a good option for those who want to get away from the ordinary and make personalized and creative posts. Some free apps and websites allow you to create stories with unique effects that can be useful for personal or business use, in order to engage more followers. Online services like Bannersnack and Desygner make it possible to create posts with different aesthetics, using ready-made templates that can be edited by the computer.
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On the mobile, applications such as Nichi, Mojo and Postmuse will help to make different publications based on ready-made layouts of various themes, which can be edited until reaching the desired effect. Some of them allow you to create collages, polaroids and use special effects on video. Thinking about it, dnetc gathered eight services to make personalized Stories and publish on Instagram. Check out the options below.
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Nichi app makes collages with photos ideal for Instagram – Photo: Rodrigo Fernandes / dnetc
The Nichi app, available for iPhone (iOS), offers layouts ready to make collages. The aesthetics of the application uses graphic elements such as florals, foliage, adhesive tapes and vintage objects. The result is a beautiful, modern and delicate publication. Among the options of frames available is that of polaroid photographs, which gives a retro style to the post. It is possible to add text as a caption, change colors and choose stylish wallpapers. One of the restrictions is that the application has a limit of eight photos per collage.
Unfold app allows you to make simple montages to publish in Stories – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Unfold became known for allowing montages and collages of photos and videos on solid colored backgrounds. The user must select a collage format from the available options and then add the images from the gallery to resize them. The style of the posts is minimalist, without many graphic elements, ideal for more discreet people but who want to use different posts. Edits are made in a simple editor, with basic and easy-to-use tools.
Adobe Spark allows you to create art in Stories format on PC and mobile – Photo: Helito Beggiora / dnetc
Adobe Spark is a platform that offers ready-to-customize post templates. Just choose the template and select the customization option, in which it will be possible to change all the elements of the page, as well as texts, the color palette and the design. The app also allows you to create posts with animated text, which appear on the screen, drawing the attention of followers. The Adobe tool can also be used to post to Instagram on the computer.
Bannersnack website allows you to edit stories easily by computer – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
The Bannersnack website has editable banner templates that can be used on Instagram. There are several ready-made templates in the format of Stories that can be edited to create your own posts. The user can edit the image by inserting photos, texts, backgrounds and product images, ideal for creating publications in small business profiles. The editor is easy to use and has interesting features, such as using layers, similar to Photoshop.
Mojo app allows you to change the layout of the template – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
The Mojo app allows you to create Stories with animated effects using photos and videos from the user’s gallery. This means that the templates create animations of various types, such as revealing the photo gradually on the screen, applying captions that move over the photo or videos that divide the screen with graphic shapes. The features offered by the application make publications look professional. The user can edit all elements of the screen in any way he likes, creating personalized stories according to his visual identity. A proprietary image bank with high quality photos allows you to create more generic publications.
Desygner website has several story templates to customize by computer – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Desygner is an online design tool that allows you to create art on your computer. After logging in, the user must choose the size for Instagram Stories and select a template ready to customize. There are good options, between free and paid, of different themes, all with high quality images. You can change the text, the placement of elements on the screen and colors, as well as add graphic elements. It is also allowed to add your own images. At the end, the user can save the file in JPEG, PNG or PDF.
Prisma applies painting effects to photos and shares directly with Instagram – Photo: Luciana Maline / dnetc
Prisma is well known for leaving pictures that look like paintings and works of art, offering an extensive catalog of filters with different colors and textures. The option can be useful for those who want to publish different images in publications, using different aesthetic effects from famous plastic artists. A native integration with Instagram allows you to send the edited photos directly to Stories, making your photos published with a few steps.
Postmuse has several Story templates separated by category – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Available for Android and iPhone, Postmuse has a vast library of templates ready to edit. The options are divided into themes such as «minimalist», «floral», «stationery» and seasons, with aesthetics that relate to the subject. There are also models for parties and events, such as birthdays, trips and weekends. The image editor allows you to add photos from the gallery, texts and emojis, to make personalized posts. There are good free options to use, but the paid plan releases all filters, at a cost of R $ 69.90 per year.