Create a mosaic out of any image

Updated: 06/16/2017 by Computer Hope

Create a mosaic image out of any of your pictures from your collection of images using AndreaMosaic. The picture below is an example of The Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh, created using several images and is an example of the program's capability. AndreaMosaic is a free program and is available for all versions of Microsoft Windows, macOS, and Linux.

Mosaic example

How to use this program

  1. Download the program from AndreaMosaic.
  2. After the program has been installed on your computer, you'll be prompted for the mosaic you want to create. Select Square Tiles (1:1) for your first trial mosaic.
  3. Under the Main Image to reproduce as a Mosaic, click the + image button to add the main image.
  4. Change any of the settings you want to change. If you're unsure what the setting means, hover your mouse over the title to get a quick description.
  5. Click the Title Images button at the bottom of the window and browse to the folder that stores all your photos. For example, if you're a Microsoft Windows user, most of your images are probably stored in the My Pictures folder.
  6. Finally, click the Create Mosaic button to create the mosaic image. Depending on the speed of your computer and settings you chose determine the length of time it takes to create the mosaic. Often it can take several minutes to create a mosaic.