Canva is no doubt one of the best online graphic designing applications, but it does have some pros and a few cons. So, if you don’t like any of the cons of Canva, then you can use some other graphic designing application as an alternative. For making it easier for you, I will explain 5 best alternatives to Canva in this article.
These Canva alternatives can also be used to create amazing banners, posters, greeting cards, social network images, collage, logos, and so on. They also come with advanced photo editors to help you create great graphics online.
So, here they are.
Fotor is a perfect alternative to Canva which offers 5 advanced features: Photo Collage, Photo Editing, Graphic Design, Beauty Retouching, and HDR. The primary photo editor exhibits numerous tools like 1-tap enhance (HDR), crop, resize, rotate, straighten, and more. It also offers various effects and filters including webcam, funky, lomo, cool, and so on to help you create beautiful graphics.
You can also make your graphics more appealing by adding a color splash, frames, stickers, custom text, and more. It also comes with more than 100 custom layouts to create a photo collage and also add text, shapes, background, etc. to the collage. One of the best thing about this application is that you can use it t create stunning social media images like Twitter, Facebook, Google +, and YouTube covers. Additionally, it also lets you make images for photo cards, posters, Facebook posts, and Instagram posts. You can also save your design to Dropbox or download to your PC.
FotoJet is another useful and feature-rich alternative to Canva. You can use it to make astonishing photo cards, posters, social media images, and collage. It offers various photo card layouts, social media image templates, distinct collage patterns, etc. In addition to that, it contains more than 500 predefined templates to create a stunning collage, posters, etc.
The best feature of FotoJet is that it comes with two different modes named, “Classic” and “Creative”. The “Classic” mode is to create graphics by uploading photos, adding custom layouts, changing ratios, and more. Whereas, the “Creative” mode is for making graphics with the predefined templates. You can also add clipart to your graphics and insert your own custom text and change its color, size, font, etc. to make the graphics look visually appealing. The graphics can be shared through Facebook or you can save it as an image on your PC.
Gravit is also a useful graphics designing application and alternative to Canva to create business cards, greeting cards, social media images, logo designs, infographics, illustrations, etc. Not only that, you can also create smartphone screens, website designs, Kindle covers, and more. To start making a graphic, you need to create a new project and select any of the templates. After that, you can add images, change the background, add more than 100 icons, add shapes, and text with over 700 fonts to give the graphics a stunning look.
Gravit also has a powerful photo editor like Canva with tons of editing tools like photo resizer, image merger, image transformer, etc. You can add more than 30 filters and also add custom patterns to graphics by using Bezigon tools or by drawing. The best part about this application is the “Collaboration” feature. This lets you make the projects private or public and invite your friends to collaboratively create the graphics.
Pablo is a simple alternative to Canva that can be used to create amazing social media images for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest. It has a simple and easy to understand interface that makes it pretty easy to use and create beautiful social media images. It is definitely a perfect Canva alternative for making social media images. You can create social media posts with quotes, custom text, background, etc. and then share them to social networks.
It lets you insert background images by uploading your own images or find one from the application library. You can also apply some basic photo effects like contrast, black & white, and blur to give the graphics a beautiful look. Another interesting thing about Pablo is that you can explore and use tons of quotes or you can even type custom text using the photo editor. You can also add a logo, shuffle quotes, and secondary text to the graphics. After creating the graphics, you can download them as PNG files or share them to social sites.
Social Media Image Maker is another simple graphic designing application that helps you create images for social media. It doesn’t contain many Canva features, but it is a perfect Canva alternative for creating social media images. You can use it to create astonishing profile pictures and covers for Google+, Facebook, Vimeo, Flickr, Skype, YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tumblr, Gravatar, and more. You can simply choose a predefined template and then import images to start editing and creating the graphics. It also lets you crop the graphics to make them ideal for the selected predefined template.
After cropping the graphics, you can apply 15+ photo filters to your graphics and make them look stunning. You can also do some editing the graphics like yu can add blur, sharpen, black & white, noise, focus, focus line, and desaturate. When you’re done creating beautiful covers and profile pictures you can export them as PNG or JPEG files and use them on social media.
These are some of the best alternatives to Canva using which you can create stunning graphics like posters, greeting cards, social media images, and more.
Do let us know which one you like the most.