Free software to create a photo mosaics

October 2016

Free software to create a photo mosaics

Photo mosaics are made up of a multitude of images or photographs, which once assembled, takes the form of a different image. The beauty and originality of such works are the best when viewed from a certain distance. So the best way is to print them.
Here's an example of the kind of image that you can get:

You have a lot of pictures on your hard drive? Here's how immortalize them in a very original way. Below is a small selection of free applications to create these photo mosaics:


AndreaMosaic allows you to create mosaics from photo thumbnails. The interface is not necessarily the most pleasant,but still it is very simple to use.
  • Launch the software and select the images you want to use for the mosaic.
  • Then specify the desired width for your mosaic and the number of images you want to use per row.
  • Finally, choose the image to be reproduced and wait until the software generates the mosaic
  • AndreaMosaic:

Patchwork Maker

Besides the creation of mosaic photos, Patchwork Maker allows you to change the contrast, color and opacity of images.


Foto-Mosaik-Edda is a free tool to create mosaics. It is quite simple to use and when creating mosaics you will be guided through the entire process.

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