AppforType (iOS version 1.9.2)

Synopsis of the App

AppforType is an app made specifically for adding on-trend text to photos with ease.

Price and Platform: Free. Apple and Android.

RDN Score: 4/5

 Pros

  • Easy to use with a simple design.
  • App immediately opens to the camera roll making it easy to upload photos.
  • Explore 54 different fonts and 500 free titles or upload your own.
  • Incorporate a theme from 37 font sets (free and paid) with different themes like seasonal, moms, motivation, yoga, bloggers and coffee.
  • Easily customize font color and content.
  • Simple homepage with limited font-editing tools does not overwhelm.
  • Make simple edits to font color and opacity and easily reposition or erase parts of titles to achieve the look you want.
  • Turn on the grid guides to align or center text horizontally or vertically.
  • Use font editing controls with or without the Internet.
  • Easily share images directly to Instagram or save to the camera roll.
  • Includes tips for Instagram stories and highlights cover design with tips on combining fonts, adjusting photo size and a step-by-by guide to creating 3D text.

 Cons

  • Font numbers are limited in the free version, so you’ll need to upgrade for full access
  • Though it makes the app one of the easiest to grasp, featured editing tools are limited.

Bottom Line: With trendy fonts and tips for content creation, AppforType is an app to tap when you need a clever title for an Instagram post, an eye-catching story cover or modern new font.

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Marisa Moore, MBA, RDN, LD, is based in Atlanta and specializes in culinary nutrition, communications and consulting. She blogs at marisamoore.com. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter.