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Best Infographic Design Apps and Websites

Infographics are an awesome way to convey a lot of complex information relatively quickly and engagingly. They offer engaging options for spicing up presentations and encourage creators to apply skills in everything from graphic design to math. These apps and websites for creating and designing infographics can help both teachers and students communicate their ideas and demonstrate learning, stretching visual and conceptual thinking while cultivating valuable design skills.

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Animaker Class

Design and present animated infographics and video with versatile site

Bottom line: A great media creation tool that could be used all year long for everything from posters to videos, but teachers will need to make learning goals clear.


Create snazzy designs in seconds with flexible, cloud-based tool

Bottom line: With stable internet access and enough time to get started, this is a flexible, accessible way to create beautiful designs in your classroom.

The Noun Project

Think in pictures with vibrant visual language everyone can understand

Bottom line: It's a neat, well-executed concept with lots of possibilities for learning, imagining, and creating.


Create and send simple newsletters and flyers

Bottom line: This is a fast way to fashion basic newsletters and flyers, but it isn't quite as flashy as the competition.


Create professional-looking media with an abundant library of templates

Bottom line: It's a treasure trove of well-designed templates and features that encourage creativity and collaboration, but expect some growing pains.


Create dynamic visual presentations on flexible storytelling platform

Bottom line: A seamless transition from design to presentation makes Sway a great fit for presenting carefully curated content.


Think critically, share creatively with infographic-creation tool

Bottom line: Even though the basic themes and images are limited, when prepared well, this tool can help students connect with content in a meaningful way.

Snazzy, easy infographic maker visually pleasing but lacks design help

Bottom line: The site is a great asset for classroom presentations and analyzing data, but educators need to provide guidance to ensure students learn while using it.


Collaborative publishing and design tool has lots of options, templates

Bottom line: An easy-to-use mash-up of InDesign and Google Drive, Lucidpress fills a niche for publication creation and collaboration.


Add oomph to info with sleek infographic tool

Bottom line: Tech- and design-savvy students will immediately take to this well-designed, reasonably easy-to-use tool.


Create impressive infographics with ease

Bottom line: Surprisingly simple way for students to think critically and communicate ideas in an appealing, visual format, but could be a bit more edu-friendly with extra educator/student supports.

Grafio 3 - Diagram Maker

Flexible app transforms sketches into pro-level designs and diagrams

Bottom line: A terrific choice for creating simple diagrams or presentations on iOS.

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