Graphics & Infographics Tools

Last updated: November 21, 2019 at 19:08 pm

Tools used to create graphics and infographics. Listed in alphabetical order.
means is on the Top Tools for Learning 2019.

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 2019: 95
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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 2019: 44
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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 2019: 82
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An amazingly simple graphic design tool.
Cost: Free and premium plans  |  Available: Hosted
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2019: 34
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Chart Chooser
Find the right chart type for your needs.
Cost: Free   |  Available: Hosted

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 2019: 186
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Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted

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

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

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

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

An easy to use infographic and chart maker.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted

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

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

OmniGraffle is for creating precise, beautiful graphics.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2019: 165
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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

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

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 2019: 100
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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

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

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

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

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

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