Once Upon | Photobook Creator 4+

Family & Photo Album Maker

Once Upon Publishing AB

    • 4.9 • 3K Ratings
    • Free



Over 3 000 000 photo fans can’t be wrong – make fantastic photo books easily, right from your phone with Once Upon. Create several books simultaneously, and work on them when it suits you. Combining your special moments in a personal, designed book has never been easier. In just a few minutes, you’ll let your pictures live beyond your phone. Do it on the go, or when relaxing at home.

How Once Upon works:
- Choose 1–6 images from your phone
- Write a few captions (optional)
- Select from several pre-designed layout alternatives
- Repeat as many times as you wish! One book holds up to 200 pages

You select the format of your book once you’ve created your content. We have three alternative formats: Softcover Medium, Hardcover Medium and Hardcover Large. You can also choose to go with semi-gloss or silk matte paper (optional).

Softcover Medium, 8x8"
Hardcover Medium, 8x8", album title printed on spine
Hardcover Large, 11x11", album title printed on spine

- Collaborative albums – invite as many friends as you like
- Shuffle function to highlight your favorite layout
- Captions let you say a little something about every memory
- Drag-and-drop to arrange your pages in no time
- Copy spreads between your albums to keep multiple versions simple
- Easy image selection with dates sorted by month
- Google Photos connection and automatic iCloud sync
- Storage – we back your images and photo books up to our servers
- Scandinavian design
- Our photo books are printed in Australia, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, the UK and the USA

Questions, or just want to say hi? Grab us at happytohelp@onceupon.se.
Get inspired by fellow photo book fans via our Instagram, @onceuponapp.

What’s New

Version 4.0.2

You didn't miss this, did you?
You can now make photo books from your phone or tablet and through your computer's web browser.

Plus, in this version of the app, we got rid of a few bugs to help you create seamlessly.

Ratings and Reviews

4.9 out of 5
3K Ratings

3K Ratings

a.wild.auj ,

For those of us who wish to remember

This app took all the stress out of making a photo book. I made a 26 page book about my experience living vanlife for a season. The hardest and most time consuming part was choosing the photos I wanted to use but once I put them all on an album on my phone, the app would search through that specific album, organizing it by the date each photo was taken. From there you choose the photos you want for each page spread and have the option of adding a title or text to the pages. The app has preselected layouts and after you click through them you also have the ability to rearrange the photos to fit the layout you like. Every thing looks sleek, clean, and like the inside of a kinfolk or other major print publication. Incredibly professional and stylish. I’m recommending this to everybody who goes on a trip, or has an experience they want to hold immortal on the pages of a book.

Developer Response ,

Wow! Thank you for a beautiful review. We really love to see what people has created. If you want, post your book on Instagram under #onceuponapp, or send us a DM to @onceuponapp

JLyn102 ,

Quick to use and very user friendly!

Just tried it out for the first time and it’s a quick and easy process with the app to create a book! I do wish more than 6 photos could fit on a spread- if you include words on an entire page of the spread, then all 6 photos fit on one page. So it seems odd that if you’re not including a full text memory that only 6 photos fit (3 per side)! I was hoping to keep my page # lower but I would have needed to be able to fit a few more pics per spread for that ti happen! Overall great usability and I like that there aren’t a TON of options to format things and make a lots of custom edits- because that makes it hard for me to Finish the book! I’m so excited to get my first book! I’ll definitely use this app again!

Developer Response ,

Hi JLyn, Amazing to hear, keeping it simple is just how we want it!Thank you for your warm recommendation and your feedback, we will definitely take it with us. The more we know about what our Once Uponers want – the better we become! /Team Once Upon

MFlowerStudio ,

Love!! Simple Family Yearbooks!

I absolutely love how simple it is to make each photo book from my phone.
Last year I set out to complete a very daunting task, to but years of photos into yearly books. When I stumbled upon this APP I was blown away how it made my task so simplified. Before getting multiple years printed I waited to see how the first one looked in print. By no surprise when it arrived it was more beautiful than I could’ve excepted! I was so happy! I currently have several years completed and now working on my Wedding Album & My Little Man’s 1 st year.
Thank you so much for making it so easy and beautiful to make my memories in a keepsake. These will be books that will be cherished for centuries.

Developer Response ,

Hi! Thank you so much for your kind words. Our goal is to be as user friendly as possible so we're very happy that we could help simplify your journey to save your precious memories. Thanks again and have a wonderful day! /Team Once Upon

App Privacy

The developer, Once Upon Publishing AB, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Used to Track You

The following data may be used to track you across apps and websites owned by other companies:

  • Usage Data

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Purchases
  • Financial Info
  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • User Content
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More


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