Create a Visual in 5 Steps

Bringing your visual idea to life on Piktochart is easy. With Piktochart's comprehensive interface, tools, and features, you'll be an infographic-making genius in no time! 

The templates are fully customizable so you can change the colors, graphics, text, and more to meet your visual needs! We've got thousands of templates for you to choose from. So let's get started! 

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1

  Find the Right Template

When you log into Piktochart, you will first land on the Piktochart Visual Dashboard.

To help you get started, find the template you prefer first. We have made the selection process as easy as possible for you:

  • Scroll through our pre-designed templates according to their respective formats - infographics, Presentation, Posters, Reports, and Flyers, Social Media. These are set to the optimal dimensions for each visual format. 
  • You can also use custom dimensions by selecting the Custom Sizes format.

  • If you know the name of the theme you are looking for, you can use the search bar. For example, use keywords like TechnologyAnnual reports, and etc. 

If you have any template requests, feel free to share them with us here.


2

  Select a Template

You can first Preview the template to make sure of your choice. Once you've decided on your template, click Use Template to load the selected template. 

In the  Editor, start by making edits to text by double-clicking the text box and customizing your content to your wish! 

3

  Insert Graphics

Icons and graphics are ways to help attract attention and simplify text in your visual. 

There are thousands of icons and images available in our Graphics libraries > Shapes & Icons! Use the search tool and insert keywords to narrow down further what you're looking for. Just click or drag-and-drop the graphics you need from the menu to your canvas. 

You can also customize how your graphics look by changing the colors, resizing and rotating them. 

Can't find a specific graphic in our library? No worries!  You can also Upload our own photos, icons and graphics using the Uploads tab, just like this:

Our Photoframe allows you to drag and drop your photos into readily-made designs that instantly mask and pair your photos with text - so don’t forget to make use of it!

4

  Visualize your Data

There are tons of tool options to create charts and maps that can be customized to visualize your data.

A popup will appear from which you can choose the best chart style for your data, coupled with a spreadsheet to input your data.

5

  Share your Visual

We're nearly done! 

Once you're done designing, you can download your work as an image or PDF, publish it online, or share your infographic directly on social media. 

View your infographic on the  output page by following the provided URL when you publish it to the web for public view. Once you have shared it, you and your audience can enjoy your Piktochart visual in Presentation Mode output. 

In the Presentation Output mode, click Show Presentation to start presenting! 

There you go! You're all set to create amazing visuals on Piktochart! 😊

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