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12 Tools to Create Infographics

An infographic is a visually engaging tool to convey compelling data. It can also be a good way to spread your marketing message.

Here is a list of online tools to create infographics. There are simple templates to easily create and customize infographics, as well as marketplaces to source your infographic projects. You may utilize infographic sites, collaborative diagram sites, and timeline sites. There are both free and premium tools.

Google Charts

Google Charts provides a free solution to visualize data on your website. From simple line charts to complex hierarchical tree maps, the chart gallery provides a large number of ready-to-use chart types. Load some Google Chart libraries, list the data to be charted, select options to customize your chart, and finally create a chart object with an ID that you choose. Price: Free.

Google Charts website

Google Charts.

Easel.ly

Easel.ly is a theme-based app for creating infographics and data visualizations. Drag a theme onto your canvas, and enter your information. Drag additional artwork onto the canvas. Edit, change and customize any object. Price: Free.

Easel.ly website

Easel.ly.

Piktochart

Piktochart is another web app with themes and easy drag-and-drop graphics customization. Piktochart also provides useful tutorials and resources to discover and research your dataset. Its premium account gives you access to over 110 themes and over 1,500 graphics. Price: Free for 6 themes and Piktochart branded infographics. Premium plans start at $14/month.

Piktochart theme

Triango Theme on Piktochart.

Infogr.am

Infogr.am allows you to create more than 30 chart types, from bubble charts and treemaps to simple pie charts. Infogr.am has a built-in spreadsheet for easy data editing. You can also import your XLS, XLSX, and CSV files. Price: Contact for pricing.

Infogram website

Infogram.

Visual.ly

Visual.ly is a one-stop shop for creating data visualizations and infographics. With its community of more that 35,000 designers, illustrators, and journalists, you can get help with data analysis, as well as design. The site’s project timeline component helps you to monitor the progress of your project and to ensure it stays on time and on budget. Price: Infographic pricing starts at $999.

Visual.ly website

Visual.ly.

InfoActive

InfoActive is an online platform for creating interactive, mobile-friendly infographics and data driven stories. Drag-and-drop to combine text, charts, and interactive filters into living narratives. Let your readers deep dive into the parts of the dataset that mean the most to them. The company is in limited release; sign up to join the waiting list. Price: Contact for pricing.

Infoactive website

Infoactive.

Many Eyes

Many Eyes is a web app from IBM for data visualization. Upload or select a data set, choose a visualization, and share. Choose from visualizations that compare sets of values, track rises and falls over time, or see parts of a whole. New types include heat maps and view in context charts. Explore member visualizations and datasets, as well as articles on visualizations and data research. Price: Free.

Many Eyes website

Many Eyes.

Venngage

Venngage is a simple tool to create and publish infographics. Choose from templates, themes, and hundreds of charts and icons. Upload your own images and backgrounds, or customize a theme to suit your brand. Engage your viewers with interactive and animated charts. Place call to action widgets such as buttons, links, and coupons. Price: Free for branded infographics. Premium plan is $19/month.

Venngage website

iCharts

iCharts allows you to create infographics from Excel spreadsheets, Google Drive documents, or manual data. Use pre-defined design templates, and format charts in any size and design. Interactive features are automatically added. Update charts anywhere on the web with new data. Platinum plan includes your own branded charts, custom templates, usage analytics, and more. Price: Free for basic public charts. Premium plans start at $25/month.

iCharts website

iCharts.

Dipity

Dipity is a free digital timeline website. Users can create, share, embed, and collaborate on interactive, visually engaging timelines that integrate video, audio, images, text, links, social media, location, and time stamps. Premium plans offer custom branding and backgrounds, analytics, and custom iPhone apps. Price: Free. Premium plans start at $4.95/month.

Dipity website

Dipity.

Timeline JS

TimelineJS is an open-source tool that enables anyone to build visually rich, interactive timelines. Beginners can create a timeline using nothing more than a Google spreadsheet. Experts can use their JSON skills to create custom installations, while keeping TimelineJS’s core look and functionality. Price: Free.

Timeline JS website

Timeline JS.

Creately

Creately is a tool to create and collaborate on interactive diagrams. Create and style smart shapes and connectors. Choose from over 40 types of diagrams and 100s of templates for each type. Collaborate in real time on your diagram, use inline comments and discussion threads, and access a full revision history of all changes. Price: Free for up to 5 public diagrams. Premium plans start at $5/month.

Creately website

Creately.

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Comments ( 6 )

  1. Faiz December 18, 2013 Reply

    This is another website to submit free infographics: http://infographicsdirectory.blogspot.com

    Thousands of infographics listed already

  2. Shital Bhalani December 23, 2013 Reply

    I used infogr.am for my website http://proresult.in at work to show my Business guy how much work some of my clerks were being asked to do with such little pay/hours. It definitely helped open the conversation more than had I just said, “My people are being overworked and underpaid.”

  3. Daniel March 7, 2014 Reply

    Another great infographic site to submit your infographic is http://infographicplaza.com/

    Infographic distribution service available as well.

  4. dsds May 6, 2014 Reply

    http://wideo.co is an excellent free tool to create infographics videos. You can upload your videos to youtube

  5. eBayStore Designer June 30, 2014 Reply

    This is also another way to submit free infographics: http://infographicsdirectory.blogspot.in/

  6. Kat November 1, 2014 Reply

    I just released Infographic Maker app for iPhone! Infographic Maker allows you to easily make cool infographics on your iPhone!
    https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=924789407&mt=8

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