Add Cool Text To Your Pics With Over. Maybe Even Win A Copy Today

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There are quite a few text overlay apps available. Over is one of the slicker ones in the App Store that lets you add text and other effects to your photos.

I’ve got a few download codes to give away this week. Keep reading for more about Over and your chance to snag a copy.

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over, text overlay, iPhoneOver lets you add text and artwork to your photos and share them on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr & Instagram. Create inspirational, informational or even funny images to share quickly and easily. It’s one of the easier text overlay apps available and you can quickly add and edit captions, quotes, jokes, memes, poems or anything else you can think of to a photo.

The app comes standard with over 30 fonts and for a buck you can unlock a lot more. The standard fonts are mostly Google Webfonts and other freeware fonts. Don’t be fooled by free, though. The selection of fonts is actually very good and there’s a wide variety of traditional typefaces, scripts, hands, and fun fonts. Even with the standard selection, it’s easy to set good looking type.

There are also several sets of dingbat fonts that you can use to add artwork and embellish your photos.

Both type and art are very easy to set, resize, move and edit. Simply tap to place or edit. Over gives you subtle visual cues to indicate that you’ve selected an object.

The interface is as slick as the effects – very clean, modern and easy to figure out. No retro skeumorphism here, but some great looking colors and geometry that create a simple, uncluttered interface. You can work with both standard and square format images in Over and it saves pics up to 2048×2048 pixels — that’s 4 megapixels. Lots of sharing options in app.

Over doesn’t set type on a path or let you rotate lines of text, but for straightforward adding a quick note to an image, it’s one of the fastest and easiest to use. It’s getting a lot of 4 and 5 star user ratings in the App Store and I would agree that this is a good app for what it does.

Over is $1.99. This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad. Requirements: Compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), iPod touch (5th generation) and iPad. Requires iOS 6.0 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

Over Giveaway

I’ve got a bunch of download codes for Over only to give away this week. To be eligible to win a copy, simply enter the giveaway below. If you follow us on Facebook and Twitter, you’ll have additional chances for a free copy. IMPORTANT: These codes are only valid with a U.S. App Store account and will not work in any other App Store. No substitutes will be given. These are some codes I snagged from the Starbucks promotion a few weeks ago. My apologies for this one, rest of the world.

Cut-off time to enter is 11:59 PM Eastern Daylight time, Saturday, June 29, 2013. Winners will be determined by One code per reader, please.

Winners will be notified by email, Facebook message or Twitter direct message — be sure to check your spam filter. If you enter, be sure your email info is correct or your code will go to someone else. Your email address is used for contest entry and for contacting the winning entrants only. We will not use or sell your email address for any other purpose.

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There are quite a few text overlay apps available. Over is one of the slicker ones in the App Store that lets you add text and other effects to your photos. I've got a few download codes to give away this week. Keep reading for more about Over and your…

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About Marty Yawnick 1826 Articles
Marty is a self-employed graphic designer in the Fort Worth/Dallas Metroplex. He is an avid Rangers baseball, Chicago Cubs, Packers and Highbury Arsenal fan. In addition to capturing random moments with whatever camera is close by (usually his iPhone), his other interests include coffee, film, music, and traveling in seats 5E and 5F with his fiancé.
  • Chino

    Hi! I check this blog everyday. I hope I win a promo code. 😀

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  • Julie

    hoping I might win you, Over!

  • Mandolina

    I’m a fan, I FB’d, but I don’t twit. I sure would like to win a copy of Cool Text.

    • Mandolina

      I guess that would be ‘Over’ — ‘got confused! 🙂

  • Ivy

    Definitely not social media free, haha. Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Cristobal Fuentes Ruiz


  • TraciBunkers

    I’m so Over it!

  • melia hartley

    don’t pass me Over. pleeze

  • Amy

    I’ve heard about this before – would love to try. Thanks you guys, for the giveaways!

  • photocatseyes

    Looks very appealing indeed. I would be glad to win it but if I don’t I will buy it… Nice to see something simple that just works.

  • Lynnjake

    Sounds like an interesting addition!

  • Vinny F

    Been seeing it touted on instagram lately. Would love to get my hands on it

  • Hi! Great wealth of info!!

  • Enrico Benjamin

    Curious to see if this will oust Phonto as my goto text app.

  • Great! Good giveaway

  • I’d like to try this out. Thanks for the chance.

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  • Bill

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Tyler

    I’ve wanted to compare this to Phonto and a couple of other text over photo apps I’ve got.

  • Lily Sheng

    Great tutorial, thanks for the giveaway Marty!

  • KazaD

    Reminds me of Mystic*

  • Always looking forward to your giveaways! So generous of you 🙂

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  • Aaron

    Would love to win a copy of Over. Thanks LifeinLofi

  • EzR.

    Sounds cool would love to give it a try!

  • BLAM

    Would love to win a copy and give it a try. Thanks!

  • Sharon

    The app sounds like fun, would love a copy!

  • Susan

    Hope I win a code! Love this blog!

  • wineybrett

    Neat app.

  • linda

    Would love to win a copy to try.. thanks for these giveaways!

  • Rosabelle

    Seems like a great app. 😀