Unfold (iOS version 3.3)

Synopsis of the App: Unfold is a toolkit for creating stories to share on Instagram and beyond.

Price and Platform: Free. Apple only.

RDN Score: 4/5

Pros

  • Simple design that’s easy to use.
  • Create beautiful on-brand stories that stand out in the story feed.
  • Build a story using the native templates by simply dropping in existing videos and images and adding text.
  • Includes 25 clean design templates to add elegance to stories.
  • No login required.
  • Create collages with or without text.
  • Change the background color to suit personal taste.
  • Easily delete or rearrange story pages with a click.
  • Integrated with Unsplash! for access to beautiful free images.
  • Save stories in the app, to the camera roll, or share directly to Instagram.
  • Purchase new template packages like “film frames” or “minimal” to suite your personal style or branding for $0.99-1.99 each.

Cons

  • Available on Apple only.
  • Font options are limited with only six choices.
  • Color options are limited with only seven options including black and white.
  • Lacks transitional effects when shared on Instagram.
  • Cannot be shared directly to Facebook.

Bottom Line: Unfold adds an instant upgrade to Instagram stories. It’s ideal for anyone who needs a little help with easy graphic design for social media. This one is a keeper.

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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.