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The best infographic makers from around the web

Infographic makers are handy when you want to transform masses of information into easy to read visuals. People are much more likely to look at an infographic than they are trawl through endless reams of data, so infographics are definitely useful, but it can be time-consuming to put them together. 

To get started with making your own infographic, we've selected our pick of the best infographic maker tools and apps out there, including both free and paid-for options. You'll be surprised at how much you can do with even the free infographic makers, and some of these are aimed at non-designers or complete beginners. 

If you're looking for inspiration before you begin making your own creation, then don't miss our list of the best infographics. For now though, here are the best free and paid-for infographic makers right now.

01. Adobe Spark

infographic maker: Adobe Spark

Quickly create infographics using one of several templates (Image credit: Adobe)
  • Price: From free 

If you need a tool to make infographics quickly and easily for social media then Adobe Spark is for you. It has over 10,000 templates to choose from and thousands of free license-free assets to smarten up your design.

Spark uses a drag and drop editor which kicks off with a default template. Search through the templates to get the one you want and start editing. You can add your own background, change the text, add an image, introduce an icon and include your own logo (if you have one). When done, this infographic maker lets you resize for your favourite social platform with one-click, download and watch your infographic go viral. 

02. Piktochart

  • Price: From free 

If you're after an entry-level infographic maker, look no further. Piktochart takes out the legwork of designing an infographic by supplying you with easy to customise templates.

Once you've uploaded your stats, you'll be able to tweak the layout and colour scheme to your heart's content. Given that infographics are an art form in and of themselves, Piktochart is a great way to get to grips with the medium. There are various pricing options, including a free account that allows you to make up to five visuals, although you'll have to pay to get rid of the Piktochart watermark.

03. DesignCap

infographic maker: design cap

There are a range of templates available, though some of them are for subscribers only (Image credit: DesignCap)
  • Price: From free

DesignCap is a free infographic maker that is simple to use, and has a range of templates – although you'll have to pay for some of the nicer ones. It also offer icons, illustrations and stock imagery, and the ability to upload your own should you want to. The free plan allows you up to five jpg exports, and you can upgrade to a basic plan ($4.99 p/mo) to get unlimited templates and high-res png and pdf exports.

04. MURAL

  • Price: From $12/mo (with a 30 day trial period)

Thanks to its interactive, real-time tools, MURAL allows anyone to think like a designer and act like a designer. As an infographic tool, MURAL is aimed at teams, allowing them to ideate with imagery and collaborate more efficiently.

Users can express ideas with smart inking on the Windows app, draw freely for a full whiteboard experience. and share sticky note feedback with team members so everybody is kept in the loop with the progress of a project. If your team needs to collaborate and share data in a visual way, MURAL could be the infographic maker for you.

05. Visme

  • Price: From free

Visme promises to help you 'speak visually'. You can use it to build presentations, but it's especially geared towards creating engaging infographics. This free infographic maker includes over 100 free fonts, millions of free images and thousands of quality icons, and there are options to include video and audio (including the ability to record a voiceover directly in the editor, which is handy). You can also animate your content to make things clearer.

What sets this tool apart from the rest on this list is that Visme allows users to whip up an infographic in a few minutes, thanks to a library of pre-made assets that can be easily dragged and dropped into place. This allows even non-designers to display their data visually. Visme also gives users the ability to create interactive and animated infographics, making their stats and figures sing like never before. 

06. Biteable

  • Price: From free 

Fancy something a little different? Biteable gives users the chance to create high quality video infographics that can be shared on social media.

As well as providing engaging and high quality image assets for creatives to work with, Biteable also offers soundtracks to really make your creations sing. With plenty of designs and pre-made scenes at its disposal, Biteable removes the barrier to entry that so often stops people from using videos to their full effect. There are a range of plans available, the free plan enables you to make and share up to 10 video projects with the Biteable watermark.

07. Canva Infographic Tool

infographic maker: canva

Canva contains a brilliant infographic tool (Image credit: Canva)
  • Price: Free; from $12.95/mo (trial period available)

Canva is a powerful and easy-to-use online design tool that's suitable for all manner of creative tasks, from brochures to presentations and much more besides. It also offers users a vast library of images, icons, fonts and features to choose from.

It features a dedicated infographic maker that you can use for free, with hundreds of free design elements and fonts at your fingertips, and many more premium elements that you can buy for $1. 

08. Google Charts

Infographics maker tools: Google Charts

Google can do everything, right? Including infographics
  • Price: Free

Google's chart tools are powerful, simple to use, and free. You can choose from a variety of charts and configure an extensive set of options to perfectly match the look and feel of your website. By connecting your data in real time, Google Charts is straightforward infographic maker for your website.

09. Infogram

Infographics maker tools: Infogram

Infogram is virtually the byword for infographic-making
  • Price: From free 

Infogram is a great free tool with a wide variety of graphs, charts and maps as well as the ability to upload pictures and videos to create cool infographics. You enter and edit the data that makes up the infographic in an Excel-style tool, the contents of which are reflected in your design. The software will automatically change the look of the infographic to perfectly represent your data, too. 

When you're happy with your infographic, you can publish it to the Infogram website for all to enjoy, embed it into your own website, or share it via social media.

The five-tier pricing structure for this infographic maker starts at Basic (free forever) and has a 24 per cent discount on the paid-for options when billed yearly. It moves up the scale with Pro ($19/mo), Business ($67/mo), Team ($149/mo) and Enterprise (priced on request).

10. Mind the Graph

infographic maker

There's a huge range of interesting and informative templates available at Mind the Graph (Image credit: Mind the Graph)
  • Price: From free

Mind the Graph specialises in scientific infographics, but its tools can be used to create illustrations to complement most forms of data outside of scientific papers. The online infographic maker provides various infographic layouts that can be used straight out of the box to design many types of visual illustrations.

Mind the Graph provides thousands of icons that are useful for non-scientific purposes as well as for livening up a wordy journal paper, and you can take advantage of its built-in image editor and online updater to make changes on the fly.

11. Kartograph

Infographics maker tools: Kartograph

Kartograph lets you integrate beautiful map infographics onto your digital platform
  • Price: Free

For a map-based infographic tool, you need look no further than Kartograph. Kartograph is a free design tool that makes illustrative and interactive maps, created for the needs of designers and data journalists. The application doesn't require Google Maps or any other mapping service, making it a simple and lightweight framework – and there are a variety of map types to suit your needs. 

It has Python and JavaScript-based tools to create the required maps. The Python library generates beautiful and compact SVG maps; while the JS library helps you to create interactive maps that run across all major browsers.

12. Easel.ly

infographic maker: Easel.ly

Easel.ly is easy-to-use (Image credit: Easel.ly)
  • Price: From free

Web-based infographic maker Easel.ly offers you a range of templates to start you off, all of which are easily customisable. You get access to a library of things like arrows, shapes and connector lines, and you can customise the text with different fonts, colours, text styles and sizes. The tool also lets you upload your own graphics and position them with one touch.

The free option includes 60 images and 10 fonts, or for $4 a month you get a much wider pool of resources, plus boosted security options and – if you need it – design help.

13. Adioma

  • Price: From $39/mo 

Adioma offers users a range of generative templates: you pick a basic template (such as timeline, grid, or cycle), then the infographics build themselves around the text you supply, and adjust as you add or remove information. That means you don't have to spend time adjusting and realigning your infographic. There's also a template switching feature that enables you to compare how the same data would look in different formats.

This infographic maker includes a range of templates, but what sets it apart is its large library of icons (you can also upload your own). The more expensive options include an expanded resource library, improved download options and the ability to upload more of your own content. It's free to try for one week.

14. PicMonkey

Infographics maker tools: PicMonkey

Flash-based PicMonkey has some great infographic templates
  • Price: From £9/mo 

PicMonkey is an online image editor with a section dedicated to designing infographics. Choose from the selection of templates, and customise the content with PicMonkey's library or by uploading your own images. There's also a selection of tutorials to help you out, focusing on things like how to design an infographic tailored to sharing on social media, and how to use grid theory to create a polished design. Watch out, though, it runs on Flash.

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