Eraser Tool & Fonts From Your Computer

Introducing the Eraser Tool by Ribbet! Now you can easily delete areas from layers, textures, frames and stickers on all your favorite Ribbet creations. That means it’s now easy to add another person to a photo, and to customize textures, stickers and frames by deleting areas you don’t want.

Also new in today’s update: Now you can add text using any font from your computer. That means you can download and install thousands of free fonts from websites like and and then use them in your Ribbet creations, leading to endless Typographic possibilities. Just click “Load My Fonts” at the bottom of the Ribbet font list to use any font from your computer!

Try these new features out now!

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  1. Paula
    February 20, 2013

    Thankyou!! Wow, you guys are seriously good!! 🙂

  2. Kyle Thompson
    February 26, 2013

    Love the new Layer tools, but acording to the announcement, the texture should also have an eraser yet I don’t seem to get one or can’t find it when trying to apply a texture. Am I missing something?

    • Ribbet Ribbet
      February 27, 2013

      Hi Kyle, Currently in order to erase areas of a texture you have to first apply the texture, and then click on it. You’ll then be able to use the eraser tool as you are for layers, stickers etc. In the future we’ll add an eraser brush when first adding the texture, but for the time being you can achieve the same result this way.

      • Kyle Thompson
        February 27, 2013

        That’s awesome. Thanks. Tried it on a few other tabs and it works great. You guys are awesome. Picnik who??? 🙂

  3. frances
    April 18, 2013

    when I erased close to the edge it works so well – but I seem to not be understanding how to get a clean edge on the picture I am overlaying – the video you have done is SO FAST I cannot follow it – do you have the instructions in written form? it can be great I’m sure – I just need to learn how.

    • Ribbet Ribbet
      April 19, 2013

      Hi Frances, We do have some written instructions here however to get a clean edge, try adjusting the Brush Hardness (under the Eraser button) to near 100%.

  4. Amy Z
    July 9, 2013

    When I tried to download a new font and then upload it onto your website, it won’t show up! What am I doing wrong??

    • Ribbet Ribbet
      July 10, 2013

      Hi Amy, It’s necessary to close down your browser completely and re-open it before new fonts will appear. This is because Adobe Flash caches your font list, which won’t update until you shut down your browser.

      • Amy Z
        July 10, 2013

        Great! I got them to load. Now, the next question is: when I try to write something and then make it larger I notice that none of the fonts will go past a certain size. The text box will get bigger, but the writing remains the same size… ??

        • Ribbet Ribbet
          July 11, 2013

          Hi Amy, What I believe you’re seeing is a current limitation on the size of custom fonts when using Google Chrome. This limitation doesn’t exist for other browsers and so if you need to go larger, simply open Ribbet in Internet Explorer, Firefox or Safari and you should be able to enlarge the fonts as much as you need to.

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