Tools for developing terrific infographics

Maybe Photoshop isn’t your thing. Here are some great alternatives, with details about cost, functionality, restrictions and other key factors.

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How can you create beautiful infographics without using Photoshop?

I’m not a Photoshop expert, so it takes me days to create a basic infographic. I’m a Paint ninja, but I can’t create nice infographics by using Paint. So I searched for fast, easy and cheap (even free) alternatives.

I’ve outlined the most important aspects of each tool I found:

Here’s a look at seven tools that can help you with your infographic marketing needs:


Free version: free basic version, no trial

Restrictions: fewer objects, fewer templates

Price and pro functions: $36 per year, more templates, access to thousands of images

Usability and design: easy-to-use interface

Templates: 13 templates

Objects: small amount

Charts: five different charts

Customizability: good

Downloading: allowed in free (high-quality and PDF)

Help: blog posts, guides and tutorials to get started and to make infographics

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