How to Make an Instagram Picture with All Solutions

Instagram is used by all age group people today. Some of them use it for personal use and some people use it for their business. Instagram is one of the biggest platforms to upload pictures and videos to impress your family and friends. To make a nice profile on Instagram it is always better to upload high quality images instead of lower quality with the proper effects & filters. A nice profile picture on Instagram can be really a very good way to attract more people towards your Instagram profile. We will look at some best ways about how to make an Instagram profile picture in this article today.

Part 1. Easiest Way to Make Instagram Profile Picture

If you are new and don’t know about how to use Photoshop or other professional photo editor programs then the Fotophire Editing Toolkit is the best one for you. Fotophire is really professional software which can be used by everyone due to the very clear instructions and easy to use program interface. You don’t need to have any image manipulation skills to get the perfect edited photos while using the Fotophire Editing Toolkit. Let’s have a look at some major features of the software.

Wondershare Fotophire Editing Toolkit
  • Enables you to apply more than 200 effects to your photos to make them better.
  • Crop or cut pictures to the size to meet any of your need.
  • Help you to remove any unwanted objects from your photos.
  • Allow you to use the Creative Blur to refocus your photos in a click.
5 Key Features of Fotophire Editing Toolkit
  • Easy to use software doesn’t require you to have any image editing skill. Every option is clearly available and can be used very easily.
  • Over 200 unique effects of the software help you to give a stunning look to your photos.
  • Supports images background enhancement so you can remove or edit the objects of background.
  • Change the background with your customized background or use more than 20 unique backgrounds of the software.
  • Do necessary changes to your photos such as adjustments, saturation, creative blur, color balance, tone curve etc.

How to Make Instagram Profile Pictures with Fotophire Editing Toolkit

You can do all types of editing related to images with the Fotophire Editing Toolkit but currently in the guide below we are discussing about changing the background of image only.

Step 1: Once you have the program installed on your computer launch it and click the “Photo Cutter” option of the software from welcome screen. In the next screen drag & drop the picture from your computer which you like to enhance.

How to Make Instagram Profile Picture - Run the Fotophire Editing Toolkit

Step 2: (Optional) This is optional step if you want to remove the previous background to replace with new one then click the “Cut-Out” option from the right side and draw some line in the background of image which you want to remove. Those lines will automatically remove the background.

How to Make Instagram Profile Picture - Click the Cut out Option

Step 3: To change the image background now click the “Photomontage” from the right side then you will see more than 20 backgrounds here. Click on anyone to apply as the background of your picture. To apply your own personalized background click on the “+” button at the end of all backgrounds and then choose the background from your computer. Click open button and then the selected background will be automatically added to your image.

How to Make Instagram Profile Picture - Change the Image Background

Step 4: To fit the image properly in the new background, now simply drag the dots which are available around the photo. After adjusting the picture in the background save it and share on Instagram instantly. Just like this way you can personalize your Instagram profile picture as well.

How to Make Instagram Profile Picture - Adjust the Picture

Part 2. How to Make Instagram Profile Picture with Photoshop

Photoshop is really software that can design everything for you whatever you want. Just like editing the picture it also allows you to make rounded pictures to post on the Instagram and use as the Instagram profile picture. Circular profile looks very cool and cute. Photoshop enables you to cut the pictures in other shapes as well but for the Instagram circular photos are best. The benefit of a circular image is that it looks sharper with the edges that can attract more Instagram users to your profile.

Step 1: Open the picture which you want to edit in the Photoshop by drag & drop or using File > Open buttons. Now click the Windows > Layers (Select) to open the layer panel if it is not already open. To open the tool panel click the Windows > Tools (Select). Now from the left side tool panel click on the “Marquee” tool and right click on “Marquee” then select “Elliptical Marquee tool” option.

How to Make Instagram Profile Picture - Open the Picture

Step 2: Now using the marquee tool simply select the area on the image which you like to keep and use as the Instagram profile picture. A circle will be created around that area and if you need to adjust shape and size then you can easily do it using the dotted lines around the circle.

How to Make Instagram Profile Picture -Using the Marquee Tool

Step 3: Once you have the circle around the image right click in the circle and click on the “Layer Via Copy” option for creating a new layer in the layer panel. Look at the right side in the layer panel and click the “Eye icon” which is available there before the “Background layer”.

How to Make Instagram Profile Picture - Click the Layer Via Copy Option

Step 4: After clicking on the eye icon before the background layer, other part of the image will be invisible and only then circular image area will be visible. Your Instagram profile picture is ready now. You simply need to save the image to. Click the File > Save for Web option. That’s it. Now you can use it as your Instagram profile picture.

How to Make Instagram Profile Picture - Save the Instagram Picture

Part 3. Make Instagram Profile Pictures on Mac Computer

Uploader for Instagram is a free application that allows you to upload the pictures from your Mac computer to the Instagram account for free. This is the first Instagram uploader that was presented in Mac app store for free to upload the photos on Instagram. With the uploading this program also allows you to apply more than 47 effects for free before uploading your pictures and it automatically resize the picture according to the Instagram allowed size and dimension before uploading. This is very easy to use and you just need to follow 3 steps to upload your pictures on Instagram. The major issue with the app is that it is only available in the US Mac app store.

Step 1: Install the software on your Mac system first then the app will make an icon in the menu bar of Mac and in the right click menu. Now right click on the image which you like to upload on Instagram then choose Services > Share to Instagram.

How to Make Instagram Profile Picture - Run the 9Cut for Instagram App

Step 2: Now you will see a very small window. Here you can crop the picture or zoom it to make Instagram perfect. This app will crop the image in the landscape-oriented photos by default. From this window can also apply more than 47 free effects on the picture. Once everything is set and you are ready to upload then click the “Done” button. Now the picture will be uploaded on Instagram.

How to Make Instagram Profile Picture - Crop the Picture or Zoom It

Step 3: Once your picture is uploaded on Instagram successfully, the app will give you notification about uploading photo. This is the way about how to make an Instagram profile picture and upload using Mac.

How to Make Instagram Profile Picture -Upload the Picture


Making a perfect Instagram picture to upload on the Instagram profile is really a creative task and you can’t do it using some ordinary software or hard to use interface programs such as Photoshop. If you want to make creative profile pictures with ease to share on the Instagram to get more attraction or likes by the people then the best way is Fotophire Editing Toolkit that offers you all the options to beautify the images with ease on your windows operating system laptop and computers.

Sep 29,2018 17:13 pm