How to Create Instagram Carousel using 1 Slice Tool?

In this Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to make a Instagram Carousel Template using Slice Tool.

Instagram have added the capability of uploading multiple (Max 10) photos in a single post. You can hack this feature to include multiple images of the same photo to create a carousel in Adobe Photoshop.

By swiping the left and right side you can see the images which have uploaded in a post to describe story or something.

This is how to use the slice tool to make a Instagram Carousel for multiple images, this is more impressive to upload as a single image.

Making Template

This is very helpful to make a template as we use again and again on a project, we just copy paste our template & make design without loosing our precious time.

You can follow along to see how I created the template, or you can scroll down and download a free Photoshop template to make your Instagram Carousel.

There are many type of ideas to make a Instagram Carousel, Slice tool is the one of the best way to make it easily.

Setting up your Photoshop Document

Go to File > New.

Enter a width of 1,080 pixels and a height of 1,080 pixels.

Instagram works best with square & rectangular images, and the maximum image size that you can use is 1080 x 1080 & 1080 x 1350. Also use the sRGB color profile.

This will create a canvas like we generally work as in Photoshop.

Now you should have to make it for 10 images think as much you need but maximum images could be 10.

Go into Image > Canvas Size, then click on the center arrow pointing to the left. This will extend the canvas to the right side. Go into Image > Canvas Size, then click on the center arrow pointing to the left. This will extend the canvas to the right side.

Just Multiply with the number that how much slides you need, I need 10 slides so i will do 1080 X 10 = 108000.

Divide template using Guide

Then go into View > New Guide Layout, and under Columns, type 10, or how much you want to make your carousel.

Make sure that nothing else is selected, except for “Clear existing guides,” Thant helps you to make a great guidelines as you can see into the image.

Slice the Template

Now you’re going to use a tool that you probably have not used before. This is under the Crop Tool, select the Slice Tool. The slice tool used to make webs design UI templates, it helps you to cut image into a single document.

Just click and drag every guide to guide and it will create a new image into the same document.

Also check the blue icon it reflect that your piece of image is ready to save into a new image, check out the screenshot:

After this process selecting your slice tool and now select the Slice Options, double click on every sliced document and rename it as you need. It helps you to make a prefect image mapping into a separate filer while saving the document.

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