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6 Free Tools to Create Infographics

Visual content is gaining more popularity because they look attractive, and it takes lesser time to understand them than what it takes to read textual content. Due to which infographics came into use, and it has become one of the best content strategies now.

Earlier there was only one way to get an infographic designed for you, and that was hiring a professional graphic designer. But in the age of fast moving technology DIY tools are being made by experts that give you an ease of creating something on your own. Same is with infographics; there are so many free and paid tools available online to create beautiful looking infographics.

6 Free Tools to Create Infographics

Just to mention that creating and submitting infographics might be a great way to build backlinks as well that you can read in my blog post about link building strategy.

Now, I am going to share 6 free tools to create beautiful infographics that look professional.

Below is list of those Free tools to create infographics:

1. Piktochart

Piktochart is the first infographic tool I have come across. I have created a few ones for testing, and I found this tool very handy. You don’t need to be a designer or very creative to work with it. This is so simple that anyone can use it to make his textual content even more interesting by turning into the graphics.

There are free readymade templates that you can select and edit to create your infographic without having any design skills.

You can easily customize the colors, fonts, upload your own shapes and images with its DIY editor.

It has both free and premium plans that you can select as per your requirements and budget.

2. Visme.co

The second in the list of infographic creation tools is, Visme. Apart from infographics, it helps you create reports, product demos, presentations, web banners, resumes, and many more.

100+ beautiful fonts, millions of free images from Flickr to use in projects, and thousands of icons & graphs make this tool very efficient and handy that anyone can use to create awesome graphics.

Select a template and start editing it as per your requirement. A Simple infographic may not take more than 15-20 minutes of yours because there is everything done already, you just replace the text, upload your images or change some graphics and your infographic is ready. If you want to make a complex one, then it may take some time, but still that time taken will be very less as compared to what it takes to design the same in Photoshop or Illustrator.

One of the best things is you can embed YouTube videos directly into the design. It has both free and premium plans that you can select as per the requirements.

 

3. Easel.ly

Unlike the tools mentioned above that offer many other design projects as well, Easel.ly mainly focuses on infographics. You don’t get a good how-to introduction as most of the DIY tools do have. So, sign up and you will directly go to create your infographic without any guidance.

Easel.ly is useful if you want to create simple infographics. It is not so efficient to create powerful and sophisticated ones. However, it has some cool, simple templates that you can use to promote your blog posts on social media. It has a very limited collection of templates and other stuff.

It is free!

4. Infogr.am

Infogr.am is a free tool to create awesome charts and infographics efficiently. It gives you access to use a variety of graphs, charts, maps, and additionally you can upload photos and videos to create awesome looking infographics. It is free to design but need a paid subscription to download the designed infographic.

5. Canva

Canva is one of the best tools for graphic designers especially if you are looking for designing an infographic on your own. It has a library of images to choose for your infographic, and it is very simple to use.

It is free to an extent, but you need to pay for using featured assets of it.

6. Venngage.com

Vennagage is a very simple drag & drop tool to create infographics in 3 easy steps. Once you are done with the designing, you can share the infographics anywhere such as social media, blogs, and even you can download as an image or PDF as well. Simple and free tool it is!

Bonus: You can download free infographic templates from HubSpot that you can easily edit in Powerpoint to customize the infographic as per your requirement.

Conclusion

Visual content is becoming more important because audience love it. Therefore, you must get some cool infographics for your blog. Many of us don’t have a budget all the time, so these free tools can be a great help to creating the awesome infographics.

Not only the infographics but you can make use of them to create banners, and images for the blog posts as well. I have designed the image used in this blog post using Canva.

Are you using any of these? Do you know more of such tools? Share your views with us

Comments (27)

  • Hi Atish,

    What a wonderful post on making infographics that make you look like a designer. I’ve worked with Canva a little bit and liked their graphics, so many to choose from.

    I’ll have to take a look at all these six products to see which one works the best.

    there are so many ways to use them in blog posts, advertising, Facebook and inspirational ones.

    Looks like fun!

    You have an awesome week!

    Linda
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      Thank for reading the post, Linda. Yes, these tools are really great. The image I have used in the blog post was designed using Canva. Simple yet effective.

      Have a nice week ahead!

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  • Nice post for the bloggers who would like to make infographics for their blog. I aware of Canava and Picktochart, but other infographic tools are new to me.

    I’ll try to learn creating the infographs through these tools. Thanks for sharing the helpful details for us.
    Nirmala recently posted…Evergreen Blog Posts Vs Trending Blog PostsMy Profile

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      Hello Nirmala,

      Thanks for reading the post. Yes, Canva is good, and the Image in this post was designed with that only.

      Have a great week ahead.

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  • Good informative post, Aatish. It will definitely help Non-graphic designers lot without much effort.Tried all now, and canva looks fast in loading the web page and also easy to understand,Will try all of them in depth afterwards. Thanks once again for this wonderful post.
    Gurunath Nakka recently posted…About.me: How to create your Personal PageMy Profile

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      Yes, you don’t need to be a skillful graphic designer. Just a little bit of creativity, and you will be able create awesome infographics.
      Thanks for checking out the post Gurunath.

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  • very nice article and informative dude and it really help for you 🙂 to get better info graphics 🙂

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  • Hi Atish,
    Nice Collection of Infographics sites.
    I haven’t tried any infographics yet but i will sure do it, I think infographics are very useful to increase your social presence and probably can be helpful to increase traffic for my blog

    Have a great week ahead.
    Saurabh Tiwari recently posted…Blog Expose – A Job Board Platform Which Connects Bloggers to CompanyMy Profile

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      Yes Saurabh, Infographics are the good ways to give your readers an ease to understand a topic in little time. Glad you liked the list.

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  • Nice Article, I Like your blog and your design. Greeting From Indonesia

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  • Yes I used Pikochart, easely, Info. They performs better

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  • Before this article, I know only one software to make stunning infographics but this article has given us a new set of tools to create stunning infographics but as pre my knowledge it is to summerize the whole knowledge if we are not able to summerize the knowledge , no tool can help us.

    Good work Atish, Keep posting such wonderful idea for us.
    rakesh kumar recently posted…How to disable right click and Text Selection in WordPressMy Profile

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      Hello Rakesh Bro,

      Thanks for checking out this article. Yes, a little bit of views and creativity is indeed required to create anything interesting.

      Glad you liked it.

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  • Good free tools only one I’ve been aware for creating infographics and this strategy really works well for our promotions thanks for sharing it.

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  • Hi Atish,

    Glad to see your post on awesome tools to create infographics. Infographics are the best suited method of passing information in a compelling visual format which is easy to understand.

    Though creating infographics is rather difficult if you do not have any tools. Here you give awesome tools to create infographics. I used piktochart and infogram to create infographics, it’s easy and fun.

    Many thanks for your great tools which will help to create awesome infographics.

    Kind Regards
    Yasin Rishad
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      Yasin,

      These tools are the great help when it comes to create infographics because if you sit to create in tools like photoshop, you will have to spend a lot of time. And above all, you must be skilled in Photoshop.

      Thanks for coming by.

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  • Thanks for it… now relex. at end to searching, picochart is best online tools for infographics.

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  • Pleasant post. infographics is amazing tool. Its very easy to operate it. Happy to see your post…………Thanks

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  • Hey Atish.
    Thanks for sharing the great list of tools.
    I have used Canva and Piktochart to create some images. I never tried to create infographics as it might take a lot of time. However, thanks for sharing all these new tools. I might give them a try once. 🙂

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  • Hi Atish,

    Thanks for putting together this list of free tools to make infographics. It sure is a world of images these days and it is so important to put on our blogs to share with others. People just love infographics and so do I.

    I’ve played around with Piktochart and Canva. I’m getting there lol. I do find making my own infographics pretty hard to do. I write down what I want to point out, then go to the templates, and never get it together. I need more practice!

    This is such a valuable list, You know I’m going to share it!

    -Donna
    Donna Merrill recently posted…The 20 Percent SolutionMy Profile

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      Hi Donna,

      Good to see you on my blog after awhile. Though there are so many templates, you still need practice to create a good Infographic. I am happy that you are already using Piktochart and canva.

      Thanks for reading, commenting, and sharing this blog post, Donna.

      Have a good day ahead.

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  • Hey Atish,

    Great post on different infographic software we can all use. I’ve only heard of piktochart and canva. I didn’t realize that you could create infographs with canva and it’s something I’ll have to explore. The others I will look into, especially vis.me since you can be more detail and has more features.

    Thanks for the share Atish! Have a good one!
    Sherman Smith recently posted…Why Your Blog Traffic Generation Strategies SuckMy Profile

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      Hello Sherman,

      Good to see you back on my blog. I have shared just 6. There might be many more. Thanks for liking the post. Keep visiting.

      Reply

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