5 Incredible Tools To Create Infographics

Telling something visually is a great way to reach the audience rather than telling something in plain text. In other way its the best way to say something in a clear cut way. Infographics (Information Graphics) aren’t created by everyone and certainly its restricted to designers who can create an infographics. But its not. There are many tools and resources available on the Internet, which actually helps you in creating your own infographics. I am not either good at creating an infographics but actually being a designer isn’t that hard to create an infographics. So here is my best pick of 5 tools that I felt would help you in creating your own infographics.

tools to create infographics

Here are some Incredible Infographics samples

1. Web Designer Vs Web Developer

2. Google’s Green Side

3. History of iPhone

Creately

Creately has numerous diagrams to be added to the your own chart. When you get into it, you find most of the resources required to create a professional infographics. Since Creately offers incredible tools, you are charged based on monthly subscription.

creatly - infographics tool

Google Public Data

Unlike the previous tool, Google Public Data isn’t a tool to create infographics but instead the information can be helpful to create an infographics. Also there is an option to embed the interactive data chart to your blog or website.

Tableau

Tableau is a Windows based application used for creating great visualizations. The output work from Tableau is awesome and its really worth of giving a try. The application can be downloaded for free from here.

tableau - infographics tools

Inkscape
Well, Inkscape is one of the best Infographics tool which I ever tried. Basically Inkscape is an Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, or Xara X, using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format. The application has coolest visuals to create a great infographics without any previous experience. A must try out.

inkscape - Infographic tool

Hohli

Hohli is an excellent tool for making charts online. Hohli has a good set of pre made charts that can be easily modified to fit in our needs. You get the full control to choose the charts and make an excellent output of it. Its really to try and use.

hohli - infographics tool

External resources for how to create Infographics

How to Create Outstanding Modern Infographics

InfoGraphic Designs: Overview, Examples and Best Practices

Hope these helps in making your next infographics. If you already made any infographics, share it through comments.

January 12, 2011. This entry was posted in Tutorials, Web Resources and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

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  2. nice post and very usefull
    thanks a lot for it !!!!

  3. They are indeed useful but worthless if you lack in creativity.

    And I must say, you have got a quite beautiful bog here :)

  4. I really enjoyed reading this post, I was just wondering do you trade featured blog posts. Thanks for sharing your Blog. Thanks

  5. Great article .. :)

  6. Nice article – infographics are some of the best ways to catch people’s attention these days. When I make them for my blog, I typically use LucidChart which does the job quite nicely.

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  9. Thanks man, your post has been really helpful. Been looking for resources to help with infographics.

  10. Sorry, I meant inkscape in my last comment.

  11. Thanks for putting this list together. It is very helpful for trying new ways to visualize information. I also use Wordle for creating infographs.

  12. Would anyone be able to recommend how to recreate the infographic at the bottom of the Mint Overview page (you would need an account, with set budgets to see the graph).

    Also, I need some tutorials. Any suggestions?

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