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Create a composite in a snap

How to create a Class Composite

Take a look at the video by clicking in the above image, it will show you how to create easily a class composite for a school. You may even place the shape layers in non aligned positions for a better look; and of course Auto Class composite will sort the pictures and names.

For any theme

Auto Class Composite is a versatil tool for easily creating composites
for any theme, from groups to bands, sport teams, church congregations
companies, conventions, and of course for schools
Auto Class Composite will easily save you time and money by filling automatically the composite for you

Easy to use tool for Adobe Photoshop®

Now creating a group composite photography is really easy.

You only need to save the pictures of the group components into a folder and name the pictures files using the name of the photographed person like Wellington, James.jpg.

Auto Class Composite will sort the files alphabetically ( 3 sorting options are available) and place the picture and the name as text in the document open in Photoshop.

Auto Class Composite will help you to create the target places for the pictures, automatically; but even better: you may use any kind of shape for placing the picture and also add an effect like a bevel, shadow, feathered border, etc.


Download now a demo and try by yourself

Adjust the template rows and columns

Adjust the template rows and columns

Once you have created the first shape layer and applied the desired effects or styles like shadows, bevels, stroke, etc you only need to select it in the document or the layers palette and at the Auto Class Composite extension select Adjust template.

Input the number of rows and columns and click at Generate shapes, Auto Class Composite will copy the selected shape layer in the desired rows and columns. If the number of people to be included in the composite can't be divided into an exact number of rows and columns just create a few more and delete the unneeded shape layers. 

Remember that you may reposition any shape layers in the template, just use the Photoshop Move tool

Select the pictures folder

Select the pictures folder

Select the pictures folder where you have saved the people pictures.

Remember that the file names should be those of the people pictured and if you want to take advantage of Auto Class Composite sorting features you have to put first the last name, a comma and the first name like:

Smith, John.jpg
Beverly, Sue.jpg
Thomson, Albert.jpg



And fill the composite

Click at Fill composite

Auto Class Composite will start filling the composite from the layer currently selected in the layers palette. This way you may select first a teacher shape and fill it with teachers and later select the first students shape and selecting the students folder fill this layers.

The filling order of the shapes is from top to bottom in the layers palette, therefore the order in the document should be the same ( take a look at how Adjusting template works creating the shapes for you).

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