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It has been proven that people comprehend images much better than text, which is why we have seen such a large rise in the amount of infographics being made. They are an amazing way to deliver information in an easy to understand way. They might seem simple and easy to make, but the truth is, they can be very difficult.
There have been plenty of tools to assist you with creating the perfect infographic, so let’s take a look at 7 tools you can use for free.
As usual, Google has an amazing tool that delivers almost everything you need for free. They help you to create charts, input data, and have multiple ways to implement the graphic into your website or content. This is a great choice for anyone who has a large amount of data, a professional website, or needs to keep the content as professional as possible. While they let you customize your infographics, they are limited compared to some other options that you have.
This tool is a web based tool that offers multiple free templates to get you started, which you can also customize. Once you get the hang of the tool, you will be able to easily create your own templates to ensure your infographic is exactly how you want it.
You will also start out with their default library that have lots of different graphics, such as shapes, arrows, connector lines, and more. You are allowed up upload your own graphics and then move them around, making the customization options almost limitless.
This is also a presentation tools that lets you make regular information into a spectacular infographic or presentation with only a couple clicks. The editor allows you to do a lot of different things such as change the color schemes, fonts, insert graphics, and upload shapes. It has a grid lined tool to help with aligning graphics and resizing things to make sure everything is correct.
This tools has a free version that can be sufficient, but also has a pro version for $29 per month.
This isn’t your typical infographics tool. This tool focuses on making an infographic resume to submit to employers or it can also be used to create example resumes of how people should submit them. Infographic resumes have become popular and very successful throughout the professional world due to their ability to stand out from other resumes. You will be able to deliver all of the information about yourself while also keeping the viewer interested and entertained.
This tool is focused towards social media users. It gives you the opportunity to generate a personalized infographic about all of your social media activity. All you have to do is link the tool to your social media accounts and it does most of the work. You will still have customization options to make it the best you can.
This tool can really help bloggers, businesses with high social media activity, or just the typical social media user. You can use the infographic to keep up with all of your activity throughout the day, or provide it to people who are interested in viewing all of your activity in a easy and fashionable way.
Infogr.am is an excellent tool that offers a large amount of different charts, graphs, maps, and anything you want to upload. You are even able to upload videos to create top of the line infographics. Once you place in all of the data, you will just need to take your time and customize everything until it is perfect. Another option this tool gives, is to create all the visual effect prior to entering the information, then using a spreadsheet to input all of the data you want.
This tool is known for is incredible community with over 35,000 people. You will be able to get help and support on all aspects of design and infographic creation. The tool is considered a community platform for data visualization that was created in 2011. You will be able to easily share any infographics to all major social media sites with almost no effort.
Canva is a simple, drag-and-drop, design software that’s completely online and free to use. It has a wide range of infographic templates that you can use as a starting point and edit as needed. Start by browsing through the different layouts and choose the best fit for your needs.