Piktochart is a web-based and iOS application for creating informative and attractive infographics. The app allows its users to create their own original design or select from a variety of well-designed templates. Those familiar with software like Microsoft PowerPoint should have little to no trouble using Piktochart as its simple and attractive design makes creating infographics rather intuitive for your average user.
- Presentations (similar to PowerPoint)
- Copyright Free Access to:
- Icons & Images
- Some Templates
- PNG or JPEG Exports
All free features as well as:
- Additional templates
- Social Media Sharing
- PDF Exports
Here is an example of what a Piktochart Infographic might look like:
Here is a video that showcases some of Piktochart’s features:
The application is designed in a way that encourages its users to keep their content simple and attractive, and makes it rather easy to do so. Piktochart is all about highlighting the key ideas without cluttering your information, which can often be unattractive and overwhelming to viewers. The Piktochart Blog also has an interesting post titled “Seeing is Believing: 5 Studies about Visual Information Processing” that outlines some key findings about the way people perceive digital media and its impact on digital content creation.
- Go to the Piktochart website and click “Start for Free” on the front page.
- Enter your information, and confirm your email address.
- Log in to Piktochart with your newly created account and get creating.