What’s New in PicMonkey

We’re always adding fresh features and new capabilities that make your PicMonkey subscription more valuable. Check out the newness below for the 4-1-1 on brand spankin’ new tools, groovy graphics, terrific textures, tricked out templates, and more.

Mid-summer updates!

JULY 2021

There's more on the way — check back soon!

Oh hey, Pro effects!

JUNE 2021

  • Pro and Business subscribers can now capture hyper-trendy looks with just one click!

  • Choose from 11 new photo effects including Glitch, Neon Scribble, Scrapbook, Film Frame, and more.

+Download and share editable PDFs. Learn how

Meet the Draw Tool 2.0!

MAY 2021

  • Our Draw Tool is expanding! PicMonkey Pro subscribers have new eraser & paint brush shapes, along with 10 premium brushes like watercolor, glitter, hearts, & more.

  • Achieve a painted look without the paint, or enlist the help of line-friendly brush shapes like square for more precise drawings.


+ Share designs directly to Instagram. Learn how

+Upload HEIC files to PicMonkey for editing (Mac only)

Search Hub & Tag Files!

MAY 2021

  • You asked & delivered: Everyone can now search their Hub to find image files fast!

  • Business subscribers can also tag their files for easy organization.

Create multiple brand kits with PicMonkey Business!

APRIL 2021

  • PicMonkey's new subscription is here. Get the Business plan for all the very best of PicMonkey, plus create multiple brand kits.

  • Share work with the whole crew, leave comments, & speed up your workflow efficiently without losing an ounce of creativity.

Add Multiple Pages to a Design!

MARCH 2021

  • Add multiple pages to your design projects, perfect for slideshows, brochures, presentations, and Instagram Stories

  • Output your multi-page design as any file type: JPG, PNG, PDF, GIF, or MP4


+ Share your edited product photos directly to Etsy! Learn more

Color Changer Effect in Da House!


  • Change individual colors in your photos with the Color Changer effect

  • Make green walls into red, orange shirts into purple—recolor your world with this magical feature!

More Outline Tool Options!


  • Now you can tweak the angle, distance, and the scale of the Outline tool

  • Use on text, graphics, and images for a super on-trend look

+ More graphics to represent the Black community: Natural Hairstyles

Add Animations to Your Creations!


  • One-click animation has arrived for Pro subscribers!

  • Make your text, graphics, or images move. Learn more

+ Share directly to your Pinterest boards w/ captions!

+ 100s of new templates just added

New Feature: All New Draw Tool!


  • Scribble, doodle, sketch, or write on your pics.

  • Create your own custom stickers with the Draw Tool! Learn more

+ New templates for an organized new year: Lesson Plan, Planners, Timelines, To-do List, Schedules

Use Video Effects on Mobile App


  • Design with video clips on the mobile app!

  • Adjust or add effects/filters to your videos

  • Available to all on the free PicMonkey mobile app

New & Improved Collage


  • Flexible, powerful, and oh-so fun—New Collage is here!

  • Resize cells any which way, apply effects or textures to individual images

  • Loads of new layouts to choose from!

+ Change the colors in uploaded SVG files

Animated GIF Graphics!


  • Animated GIF graphics just added! Find them in the Graphics library and bring your designs to life.

  • Import & export your own GIFs

+ Cozy new plaid textures for fall!

New templates!


Design with video!

JULY 2020

  • Add video clips to your designs! Upload your own, or use one of ours

  • New stock video library from Pixabay

+ Just added graphic sets: Facemasks, Zoom & TikTok logos, Cursors & more

7 New design themes!

JUNE 2020

iStock by Getty just added!

MAY 2020

  • Millions of new stock photos added for Pro subscribers

  • The iStock by Getty library is now in PicMonkey

Smart Resize

APRIL 2020

Mobile BG Remover

APRIL 2020

Make a Brand Kit

MARCH 2020

Instant Background Remover!


New Text Layouts make your words wow-worthy


Templates have moved & NEW matching sets


  • Templates are now searchable in the editor!

  • Check out Template Sets to make your branding quick & easy

  • Share directly to YouTube and Facebook Ads Manager

Design-forward themes added to editor!


  • New themes: Light & Airy, Line & Groove, Crystal Geo, Infographical

  • 4 new effects! ColorAmp, Sequoia, Tucson, Santorini

  • New Calendar and Resume templates

  • Share directly to email

So-hot-right-now Shadows & Light graphics set!


  • 15 gorgeous new Script fonts 

  • Share to Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, & Tumblr

A stock photo library powered by UnSplash!


  • Access a million stock photos in the editor 

  • Free to use, no attribution necessary

  • Tips & ideas for designing with stock photos

1000+ new design templates!

JULY 2019

Design collaboratively in real time

JUNE 2019

Collect rewards with our Referral Program

JUNE 2019

  • Earn $ now: For every new annual subscriber you send our way, we’ll send $20 your way. No limit!

  • Get your referral link: Grab the unique link on your account page. Share the PicMonkey love, and reap the rewards.

Sleek & simplified design templates

MAY 2019

  • 500+ templates stylishly redesigned and easier to use.

  • 16 new graphic sets: Including U.S. States, Sweet Summer, Fitness Goals, and more.

Powerful improvements to Text

APRIL 2019

Feast your eyes on all-new graphics

MARCH 2019

  • 14 new graphic sets: Eggsellence, Yas Queen, Supa Fresh, and more.

  • Hub gets a makeover: Check out the updated left panel for some organization zen.

  • 2 new texture groups: Dust & Scratches and Film Warp.

Old skool pixelation Effect in da house!


  • New Effect Arcade, adds rad 8, 16, 0r 32-bit pixelation.

  • And, Imbue brightens photos with a fresh, green tint.

  • Stop scrolling! Now you can search for Fonts in the Text tool.

A ton of luxe textures


We’ve added a whopping 50+ new textures including retro and abstract patterns. And:

  • 50+ new fonts to get the creativity pumping.

  • 13 new graphic sets including hearts-y ones and  ever-so-trendy amorphous blobs.

See everything in action

Mobile Cutout is here


Erase backgrounds with the new mobile Cutout tool. Plus:

  • Drag and drop your images straight into the editor to open them.

  • 11 new graphic sets — some cool ones for infographics.

  • 42 new textures including new Ice and Textile categories.

  • 32 new fonts.

New subscription plan: Teams!


A Pro subscription for 3 or more seats gets a volume discount. Also:

  • 50 new crop presets including email, FB, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and ad sizes.

  • 7 new graphic sets including Sketchy Labels, Home Cooking, and Ripped Paper.

  • 33 new textures including Glitter, Metal, Foil, Paper, and Paint.

New PicMonkey is here!

After almost two years in development, we released our powerful new desktop editor to the world. We also released:

  • 100 new textures including Glitter Patterns, Stone, and Botanical Patterns.

  • 15 new graphic sets including Posing Yogis, World Landmarks, and Scandanavian Winter.