Phonto is a simple app that allows you to add text to pictures.

・ More than 400 fonts are available.
・ You can install other fonts.
・ Text size is changeable.
・ Text color is changeable.
・ Text gradient is changeable.
・ Text's stroke color is changeable.
・ Text's shadow color is changeable.
・ Text's background color is changeable.
・ Text is rotatable.
・ Text kerning is changeable.
・ Line spacing is changeable.
・ Curved text.
・ Perspective text.
・ Parts of text are erasable.
・ Image theme is changeable.
・ Items (Balloon, Rectangle, Star, Heart) are available.
・ Background image is changeable.
・ You can use not only pictures, but also plain images to write text.
・ You can share photos on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
・ URL scheme: phonto://

Try Vont app, if you want to add text to videos. Vont is a free app that is available on the App Store.

Phonto supports only English (US), Chinese and Japanese, so when the priority of Chinese (or Japanese) in your setting was higher than English, Phonto would be launched as Chinese (or Japanese) mode.

To solve this problem…
1. Open the Settings app.
2. Choose 'English' in 'General' > 'Language & Region' > 'iPhone Language'.
3. Turn back your 'iPhone Language' to your favorite language.

Using iTunes, you can copy font files between your computer and Phonto on your iOS device.

1. Select your iOS device from the Devices section of iTunes.
2. Click the Apps tab and scroll down to the bottom of the page.
3. Select "Phonto" in the "File Sharing" section.
4. Drag and drop .ttf or .otf font files into "Documents".
5. Restart Phonto.

More detail about how to install fonts.

Twitter: @phontograph
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What’s New

Version 4.8.6

Bug fixes and performance improvements.

Ratings and Reviews

Tekiebelu ,

Learning Curve

I spent about 20 minutes in the app trying to create an image with text for an IG post. It took me a few minutes to figure out how to add text to an image once I chose a template. Once I figured that out, it seemed like it would be easy to use from there and there were a lot of nice options for changing the font, appearance, etc. The problem came after I added the text and it was just a long line of text running off the image in one long, horizontal text block. I tried everything I could find to adjust it, to no avail. There’s nothing to guide a new user on how to work with the app and it’s not very intuitive. I don’t mind playing around in an app until I learn how to use it but it shouldn’t be that difficult to figure this app out considering what it’s supposed to do. It’s not useful for me but I gave it 3 stars because it has a lot of flexibility and free options even before you purchase any of the cool extras available. For folks who only need to work with fewer than 5 words, this app would be great.

duh.itz.Cuite❤️ ,

Easy to creat or edit

I love this app I didn’t now how to edit but as I kept going with the flow. I use this for my thumbnails. So you should really get the app

Ally Milner ,


Is amazing and super well! But it keeps crashing. Hopefully you guys can fix that soon.


Yusuke Horie
72.9 MB
Photo & Video
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© youthhr 2013
In-App Purchases
  1. Phonto Image Pack $1.99
  2. Text Style Kit $0.99
  3. Phonto Filter Pack $0.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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