In response to demand and the rapid growth of Instagram, Epson created the Creative Print App to allow users to print their instagram images as a single image or in a 12-image collage. The app is available for Android and iOS devices. For more details take a look at Epson’s press release below. —Scott Younker
LONG BEACH, Calif. – April 28, 2016 – Instagram users now have an effortless way to wirelessly print from the 40+ billion uploaded photos1 with the new Epson® Creative Print App. Bridging the divide between the digital image and the physical photo, the enhanced version of the Epson app simplifies the mobile printing process, providing a seamless solution to create, preserve and share Instagram pictures in the form of long-lasting, high-quality photo collages.
Part of the robust Epson Connect™ suite of mobile printing solutions, the new app features a simplified design and interface allowing users to easily channel their inner creativity and build photo collages using their own Instagram images as well as virtually any photo stored directly in their tablet or smartphone. Up to 12 photos can be selected and highlighted in a framed photo collage and then printed in a variety of sizes, up to 8.5”x11”, using compatible Epson all-in-one printers, such as the Epson Expression® Home-XP-430 Small-in-One®.
“Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms among Millennials2, and Epson now allows users to directly create and print their Instagram masterpieces with the enhanced Creative Print app,” said Nils Madden, senior marketing director, Epson America Inc., “A seamless and useful tool for creativity and self-expression, the photo collage printing function caters to today’s visual lifestyles, allowing mobile customers to easily print and display their favorite memories at home, or share with family and friends to proudly display on the refrigerator or bedroom photo board.”
In addition to Instagram, the Epson Creative Print app can access Facebook photos to create custom greeting cards and stationary, including lined paper, and personalized paper– all using your own photos. Plus, print photos directly onto CD/DVDs3 and turn personal photos into coloring book templates – a great option for both adults and kids. The ultra-creative mobile user can take it a step further and leverage the Creative Print app and social network photos to create and print DIY crafts, dorm decorations, and even display-worthy refrigerator décor. For added convenience, users can also purchase supplies including ink and paper directly through the mobile app.
The enhanced Creative Print app is currently available for free download from Google Play and on the App Store. With Creative Print it is easier than ever to create and print from Instagram and Facebook using your mobile device to a variety of compatible Epson all-in-one printers within your wireless network. For a list of compatible Epson printers, visit Epson.com.