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10 Best Sites Like Canva

Canva is a graphic designing tool for sharing images (static and animated) over various social media platforms. Here are 10 best sites like Canva.

1. Stencil:

A stencil is for creating advertisements, marketing, and email images for Bitly, Buffer, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter.

Key Features:

  • Stock photos: 1.5 million (Royalty-free and Licensed for Commercial Use)
  • Templates: 650+
  • Icons and Graphics: 1 million
  • Custom social media: 41 sizes
  • Google Web Fonts: 2,300
  • Quotations: 100,000 searched using keyword, phrase, or person.


  • Free: 10 images/month
  • Pro Plan: 50 images/month using all features, 650+ templates, save 100 favorite images, and premium support. Costs USD 9/month.
  • Unlimited Plan: unlimited images and favorites using Pro Plan facilities. Costs USD 12/month

2. Snappa:

Snappa drag-and-drop features for designing images using predefined dimensions/templates.

Key Features:

  • Photos: 500,000+ (Royalty-free and Licensed for Commercial Use)
  • Graphics: 70,000+
  • Fonts: 200+
  • Templates: 100+
  • Tools: Importing, Resizing, Save, and Organising, Share images to social media.
  • Team collaboration: Sharing images, folders, and templates amongst members.


  • Free: 1 user 2 social accounts. Access all photographs and graphics but, limited templates and 5 downloads/month.
  • Pro: 1 user with unlimited social media accounts. Access to limitless templates, uploads custom fonts, downloads, and saving images in folders.
  • Team: 5 users accessing all Pro features and sharing designs, fonts, folders, and brand assets.

3. DesignBold:

DesignBold offers a new set of templates and large scale paid stock photos.

Key Features:

  • Custom Colour Palettes
  • Resize tools
  • Upload custom Fonts
  • Download: Transparent PNG, and PDF for Print


  • Free Plan: Upload limit is 5MB
  • Pro Plan: Costs starting from USD 19/month. Upload limit 20MB.

4. Crello:

Crello, made by the team at Depositphotos, allows creating static and animated images.

Key Features:

  • Templates: 20,000+ searched undersize or theme.
  • Image library: Millions loaded by Deposit Photos/Stock Photo Library.
  • Photo Editor: Modify photographs
  • Design Tools: Animation Maker, Layers for multi-level images, Stickers, and Text


  • Forever Free: Access to all templates, photo editor, and fonts. Restrictions on modifying/resizing (1080×1080) animated images.

5. Easil:

Easil offers basic and advanced tools for creating Instagram Story templates.

Key Features:

  • Brand Kits: Create a banded logo
  • Brand Locking: Locking with permissions.
  • Stock images: Free or Cost-effective
  • Templates: Free can be made of high quality with text and graphics.
  • Editing tools: Advanced Design tool, Colour Palette, GIF Maker, Tables, Text Effective, and Transparent PNG.


  • Free Plan: Use editable templates, stock images, and graphics. Text Effects (drop shadow and glow) and Image Tools (Layers, Groups, and Upload own image) are available.

6. Picmonkey:

Picmonkey is a photo editing tool.

Key Features:

  • Basic Editor: Tools for autocorrecting, brightening, coloring, cropping, resizing, rotating, and sharpening.
  • Photo Effects and Filters: Advanced tools for working on various layers, effects including transparent PNG.
  • Texting and Effects
  • Collage Maker
  • Graphics: 1000+
  • Templates


  • Free trial: 7 days.
  • Basic Plan: Limited Hub storage for images. Allows usage of all features. Billed as USD71.88/year or USD7.99/month.
  • Pro Plan: Unlimited Hub storage and PDF export. Billed as USD 119.88/year.

7. Adobe Spark:

Adobe Spark Post is an easier version of Adobe (Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop).

Key Features:

  • Templates: Selection for collages, flyers, social posts.
  • Themes: Create text and graphics.
  • Text resizing
  • Animation tool: Only in the iPhone version.
  • Branded or Logo


  • Free: iPhone and iPad users
  • Premium: Create a Company logo/brand.

8. Pablo:

Pablo is another graphic design tool.

Key Features

  • Multiple image sizes: Combine square, vertical or landscape for social media
  • Built-in Buffer Analytics: Check performance
  • Right away publishing over social media
  • Inspirational Quotes:


  • Free: Pablo Buffer is free after sign-up but, 1 user has a maximum of 3 accounts. After paying USD 15/month, 1 user has a maximum of 8 accounts.

9. Desygner:

Desygner, a new graphical designing app for creating covers and posts for Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

Key Features:

  • Works on mobile devices: Android and iPhone
  • Tools for graphics and texts


  • Use Desygner while on the go.

10. Piktochart:

Piktochart, a tool for creating infographics and reports with charts and graphs, works like Canva.


  • Free plan: Allows access to only basic features.
  • Paid: You have to pay for Piktochart to avail of all its features.



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