Graphics & Infographics Tools

Last updated: September 24, 2018 at 13:08 pm

Tools used to create graphics and infographics. Listed in alphabetical order.
means is on the Top Tools for Learning 2018.


Adobe Fireworks
Fireworks provides web designers with a lightweight, effective means of creating graphics for their web pages.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download


Adobe Illustrator
Create beautiful vector art wherever inspiration strikes.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2018: 72
See more at www.toptools4learning.com/adobe-illustrator/


Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop is a photo imaging tool for both professional and serious amateur photographers as well as graphic and web designers.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2018: 43
See more at www.toptools4learning.com/adobe-photoshop/


Adobe Spark
Free graphics app to create social graphics, web stories and animated videos.
Cost:  Free  |  Available: Online/Download app
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2018: 129
See more at www.toptools4learning.com/adobe-spark/


Canva
An amazingly simple graphic design tool.
Cost: Free and premium plans  |  Available: Hosted
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2018: 22
See more at www.toptools4learning.com/canva/


Chart Chooser
Find the right chart type for your needs.
Cost: Free   |  Available: Hosted


ChartGizmo
Create charts for your website, blog and social network profiles.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted


ChartTool
Design and share your own charts online and for free.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted


Co-Sketch
CoSketch is a multi-user online whiteboard designed to give you the ability to quickly visualize and share your ideas as images.
Cost: Free |  Available: Hosted


ComicLife
The app with everything you need to make a stunning comic from your own images.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted


Creately
Real-time diagram collaboration.
Cost: Free and premium plans  |  Available: Hosted


CreativeDocs.net
Creative Docs .NET is a vector-based graphic design tool with support for rich text, ideal to quickly write short documents, manuals, posters, illustrations, schemas, plans, flow charts, and much more.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download


Doppel.Me
Create an avatar of yourself for use in forums, instant messenger, blogs and almost anywhere else on the web.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted


Draw Anywhere
Create diagrams online. No download, no-install!
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download


Easel.ly
Easel.ly is a web tool that lets anyone to create and share powerful visuals (infographics, posters, etc) where no design experience is needed.

Cost: Free and premium versions  |  Availability: Online
Ranking on Top Tools for Learning 2018: 169
See more at www.toptools4learning.com/easelly/


Flowchart.com
Flowchart.com is an online multi-user, real-time collaboration flow charts service. It’s Flowcharting made easy.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted


GIFUP.COM
GIFUP.com is your personal GIF animation and avatar generator.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted


GIMP
GIMP (the GNU Image Manipulation Program) Is a  freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring.
Cost: Free. Open source  |  Available: Download
Ranking on Top Tools for Learning 2018: 145
See more at www.toptools4learning.com/gimp/


Gliffy
Create professional-quality flowcharts, wireframes, UML diagrams, and more.
Cost: Free and premium versions  |  Available: Hosted


GlogsterEDU
Create interactive multimedia posters.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted


Infogram
An easy to use infographic and chart maker.
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2018: 177
See more at www.toptools4learning.com/adobe-illustrator


Inkscape
A professional vector graphics editor for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.
Cost: Free. Open source  |  Available: Download


Lovely Charts
Lovely Charts is a diagramming application that allows you to create professional looking diagrams of all kinds.
Cost: Commercial  |  Available: Download/Hosted


Lucidchart
Online diagram application makes it easy to sketch and share professional flowchart diagrams.
Cost: Commercial  |  Available: Hosted


OmniGraffle
OmniGraffle is for creating precise, beautiful graphics.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2018: 150
See more at www.toptools4learning.com/omnigraffle/


Paint.net
Paint.NET is free image and photo editing software for PCs that run Windows.
Cost: Free   |  Available: Download


PaintShop Pro
Photo editing software from Corel.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download


Picasion
Create Animated GIFs online for free!
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted


Piktochart
Piktochart is an easy-to-use design app that requires very little effort to produce beautiful, high quality infographics.
Cost: Free and premium plans  |  Available: Hosted
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2018: 82
See more at www.toptools4learning.com/piktochart/


Resize and Crop
Instantly resize and crop photos or other images (.jpg, .jpeg, .gif, .png) to match specific dimensions, online for free.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted


Rich Chart Live
Create enjoyable and captivating Flash Charts from your web browser.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted


SimpleDiagrams
A desktop app for creating fast, clear sketches of problems, processes, workflows, ideas and more!
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download


SmartDraw
The smartest way to draw anything.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download


Tiki Toki
Web-based software for creating beautiful interactive timelines that you can share on the internet.
Cost: Free. Premium versions |  Available: Hosted


Toondoo
ToonDoo lets you create and share your own comic strips.
Cost: Free   |  Available: Hosted


Typorama
Lets you create amazing visuals by “automagically” transforming your text and photos into beautiful typographic designs (for iOS).
Cost: Free   |  Available: Download app


Vecteezy Editor
The free Vecteezy Editor is a bare bones editing program modelled after popular illustrating software.
Cost: Free   |  Available: Hosted


Visme
From one place create any type of visual content, including presentations, infographics and reports.
Cost: Commercial  |  Available: Download


ZeeMaps
Create and publish interactive maps
Cost: Free and premium versions  |  Available: Download