Video Creation And Editing Tools

Create and edit product, sales, promotional, and training videos with these video tools and resources.

Video Tools

Create and edit product, sales, promotional, and training videos with these video tools and resources.

Video Creation Tools - Image of laptop with video editing software.

This section covers media creation tools referred to in various lessons throughout this course.

Use the tools and resources on this page to create and edit media like:

  • Screencast videos
  • Product videos
  • Explainer videos
  • Sales videos
  • Promotional videos
  • ‘How-to’ training & tutorial videos
  • And more

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Video Creation Tools

Use the tools and resources below to create videos to suit a wide range of purposes.

Screen Recordings

Screen recordings are great for video tutorials and video-based training content. Use the video tools below to create screen recordings.

Camtasia

Camtasia
Camtasia – Screen recording and video editing tool.

Camtasia is the leading screen capture video recording and editing software tool on the market.

You can create professional screen capture videos, record on-screen activity, customize and edit content, add interactive elements, import media, and create high-quality videos in a range of formats and sizes.

Camtasia Studio - Professional Screen Capture Videos
Create professional screen capture videos with Camtasia Studio.

More info: Camtasia Studio

AI Video Creation

AI video creation tools provide a time-saving, cost-efficient, and affordable alternative to traditional video creation.

Use the AI video tools below to create your marketing videos inexpensively:

Synthesia

Synthesia - AI video creation software
Synthesia – AI video creation software

Synthesia is an AI video creation platform that allows you to easily create professional videos in 120 languages without requiring any video editing experience.

This web-based platform is affordable and intuitive, making it easy to turn plain text into engaging training, how-to, or product marketing videos.

With Synthesia, you can save up to 80% of your time and budget when creating videos. You can localize your videos for a global audience by choosing from over 120 languages and accents. The app is accessible in your browser and it’s an affordable option suitable for beginners.

Synthesia offers a time and cost-efficient alternative to complex and expensive traditional video creation processes that allows you to create professional videos 10 times faster than ever before, without any prior knowledge of video editing.

With Synthesia, you can use digital twins of real actors known as Synthesia AI avatars to get professional actors without studio time. You can also turn text into professional voiceovers without the need for a microphone, thanks to Synthesia’s digital clones of real voices, known as Synthesia AI voices.

The video below provides an example of Synthesia’s AI technology in action:

Creating and updating videos is quick and easy with Synthesia. You can edit or update your video at any time, without needing any prior video editing skills. You also have access to over 60 fully customizable video templates, a built-in screen recorder and media library, and closed captions are included.

With over 100 diverse AI avatars to choose from, you can get an exclusive AI avatar for your brand or create your own custom AI avatar. Synthesia ensures consistent audio quality at scale and offers a range of features, including PowerPoint to Video, Text to Video, AI Video Generator, and Online Video Maker. Over 40,000 training, support, and marketing teams trust Synthesia for their video creation needs.

With Synthesia, you can easily create professional videos from plain text in just minutes. You can edit or update your video at any time and localize it in over 120 languages and accents. Synthesia is 10x faster than traditional video creation processes, and you don’t need any prior knowledge of video editing. Share, embed, or download your video as an MP4 with this powerful AI video generator.

More info: Synthesia

Promotional Videos

Use the tools below to create professional animated marketing videos, cartoon videos, and “whiteboard” hand-drawn sketch videos.

Toonly

Toonly
Toonly – Drag-and-drop explainer video creation tool.

Toonly is a simple, inexpensive, and powerful drag-and-drop explainer video creation software tool that lets you create professional cartoon explainer videos quickly and easily without requiring video creation skills, animators, illustrators, etc.

Toonly was developed by the creators of Doodly, another powerful video creation tool that lets you create doodle videos.

Toonly is available for PC and Mac users. After installing and launching the software, simply login…

Toonly login screen
Toonly login screen

And you will come to the main dashboard (‘My Videos’) section, where you can create a new video or edit an existing video…

Toonly dashboard
The Toonly dashboard

Toonly has an intuitive interface. You don’t have to be a video designer to start creating videos, as the software provides a growing library of built-in scenes, backgrounds, animated characters, text, objects (including the ability to upload your own images), royalty-free music backgrounds, and more. You can also add voiceovers directly into your videos…

Toonly video creation screen
Build your explainer videos using Toonly’s simple video creation interface and drag-and-drop tools.

To create your video storyline, just drag and drop text or images (called objects) into a ‘scene’, adjust timelines, specify settings for your objects, preview and save, then create the next scene…

Toonly editing screen
You can build an animated explainer video with multiple scenes.

Toonly provides many different scenes, scene transitions, characters, props, objects, etc. to build your video storylines. All characters are custom drawn by the software’s own graphic design team, and you can import your own images into the program to add to your videos.

Animated characters come with dropdown menus allowing you to select the activity you want them to engage in during your scene. You can even make characters engage in multiple actions within a scene (for example, they can walk into a room, shake hands with another person, talk on a cellphone, then sit down and start working on their laptop, while other characters and objects are also performing their own actions…

Toonly Animation Settings menu - Character animation actions.
Animate your video characters with different actions.

Toonly also provides keyboard shortcuts to help make creating and editing videos faster…

Toonly keyboard shortcuts
Toonly keyboard shortcuts

Toonly is well supported. As a user, you get access to video tutorials where you can learn how to use all the features of the software, a Facebook group where you can post questions and engage in discussions with other users, FAQ and customer support sections, a feature request page, and more…

Toonly tutorials screen.
Toonly provides access to tutorials and support.

The software is also regularly updated with new features and new elements…

Toonly updates screen.
Toonly is regularly updated.

Toonly is an ideal and inexpensive video creation tool that can be used in any niche, industry, or profession. It suits users such as:

  • Small Business Owners & Service Providers
  • E-Commerce Store Owners & Digital Marketers
  • Information Technology Companies
  • Human Resources Departments
  • Trainers & Presenters
  • B2b Sales
  • Non-Profits
  • Etc.

Here is a cartoon explainer video we created from scratch using Toonly in just a few hours…

WPMasterclasses.com Promo Video

If you are looking for a powerful and inexpensive video creation tool that lets you create professional-quality engaging animated cartoon explainer videos quickly and easily without requiring any video design skills, then consider using Toonly.

Visit the site for more information about the software, pricing, FAQs, etc.:  Toonly – Cartoon Explainer Video Creation Software

Create Cartoon Explainer Videos Easily With Toonly
Create Cartoon Explainer Videos Easily With Toonly

Explaindio

Explaindio - Video creation tool
Explaindio – Animated video creation tool

Explaindio is an all-in-one video editor that lets you easily create HD videos with animation, hand-drawn whiteboard (doodle-sketch) videos, combine text overlays, animated slides, images with videos, and more.

Explaindio includes features like:

  • Simultaneous multiple animations
  • Full multi-timeline editing
  • Full 3D animations
  • Import external 3D elements
  • 3D models and animation customization
  • 180+ pre-made text animation elements
  • 140+ pre-made videos, images, and doodle objects animations
  • Keyframe animation
  • And more.

The demo video below shows what you can do with Explaindio …

Visit the Explaindio website

If you are looking for a powerful video creation software tool that can help you create 2D & 3D animated marketing, explainer, and training videos, doodle sketch videos, and motion videos, then Explaindio is a tool that can do this for you in minutes.

More info: Explaindio Video Creator

Viddyoze

Viddyoze
Viddyoze live-action video animation tool.

Viddyoze lets you easily create stunning live-action video intros and logo stings with no video editing or production skills, and eye-catching professionally branded video intros and logo stings that command attention.

The video demo below shows the software in action.

Viddyoze video animation showreel

Viddyoze Live Action’s video animation engine uses groundbreaking point-and-click automated technology that combines high-quality live video action effects, professional actors and models, and custom 3D digital animation to create beautifully branded eye-catching videos.

Viddyoze screen grabs
Add your own images and logos to create stunning live-action effects.

No video production experience is needed to use this tool.  Just choose your live-action template, upload your logo and customize text and colors, and click a button to create an HD-quality video. Your video will be fully rendered and ready to use in minutes.

Point-and-click video creation process.
Create amazing live video intros using point-and-click.

The video below provides a tour of Viddyoze’s video creation process.

Viddyoze video creation demo

Viddyoze Features
  • Watermarks: Add watermarks to videos that only you can remove.
  • Audio: Every Viddyoze Live Action template includes a custom-created audio track to match the video footage.
  • Cloud Service: Viddyoze Live Action is entirely cloud-based, so there is no software to download and no video animation equipment to purchase. You can create your videos anywhere using your smartphone.
  • Designer Template Library: Viddyoze includes dozens of professional video templates suitable for a wide variety of niches and office-based businesses, like restaurants, coffee shops, gyms, beauty salons, tech firms, creative and professional services, etc.
  • Full Training: The member’s area includes full training, including user-friendly set-up videos showing you how to get the most from the system.
  • Easy Customization: Choose the color palette to match your logo and add text to your videos. The software will do the rest.
  • 100% compatibility: Viddyoze Live Action renders all videos in MP4 format, allowing you to use these with other video editors and web platforms.
  • Support: Viddyoze provides access to a dedicated support team 24/7 and is supported by a full-time team of designers, videographers, and developers.
  • Unlimited usage rights: Use the animations as many times in as many videos as you like.
  • Licensing options: Viddyoze offers personal and commercial licensing. Choose the commercial license if you want to create videos for other businesses.

If you’re looking for a way to create video intros that will help your business stand out from the crowd, grow more sales and get more clients, then definitely check out Viddyoze’s live-action video intro-maker.

More info: Viddyoze

Doodly

Doodly - Doodle Video Creator
Doodly – Doodle video creation tool

Doodly is a simple and user-friendly drag-and-drop doodle video creator that lets you create both whiteboard and blackboard videos with ease.

Check out the Doodly video demo below:

Visit the Doodly website

You can use hundreds of built-in characters, props, images, fonts, and sounds, or upload your own images, fonts, and sounds, then export and share your videos in multiple formats and quality levels.

More info: Doodly

Klippyo

Klippyo - Social Media Video Marketing Creation ToolKlippyo is a time-saving cloud-based video creation tool that lets you create highly engaging videos optimized for social media marketing.

With Klippyo, you can edit videos directly from your phone and create amazing video content without relying on video templates.

Klippyo was developed by the same team that created the Viddyoze live-action video animation tool, which lets you create animations such as logo stingers, video intros, and outros with the click of a mouse, in consultation with Derral Eves, a successful video producer and YouTuber with over half a million subscribers and clients including Red Bull, Google, Amazon, and Adobe and whose advice has helped thousands of fans build successful YouTube channels that attract millions of views.

Viddyoze is an ideal complement to Klippyo. Both integrate seamlessly, so you can add visually stunning video animations directly into your Klippyo projects.

Check out Klippyo’s video promo below to see just some of its amazing features …

Visit the Klippyo website

This software includes all the features you need to create videos that will deliver you more engagement, better conversions, and more channel subscribers, as well as commercial rights to all the videos you create using Klippyo’s Studio version.

Klippyo lets you create engaging videos optimized for social media.
Create engaging videos optimized for social media with Klippyo.

With Klippyo, you can easily shoot, edit, and post engaging, exciting, and dynamic videos directly from your phone in formats that are correctly optimized for social media, such as:

  • Square videos
  • Social video memes
  • Emojis and Stickers
  • Intros and Outros
  • Captions
  • Quotes
  • Filters
  • And more!

Klippyo offers a professional video editing suite with direct social media integration and a huge library of video objects and elements like stock video clips that lets you create classic videos, square videos, vertical videos, captioned videos, meme videos, compilation videos, banner ad videos, and videos with multiple aspect ratios from a single app, without the need to record a single frame of footage.

Social media and video marketing research show that videos that use features like the ones built into Klippyo can increase viewer engagement by 100% or more, reduce video ad costs by 35%, and get viewers watching your video all the way to the end.

Klippyo lets you create every type of video you want!
Klippyo lets you create every type of video you want!

Klippyo is 100% web-based, so you can log in from anywhere, work from your mobile device, tablet, Mac or Windows laptop, or PC, shoot your video with your camera, upload your footage or import a pre-existing video into the Klippyo editor, then easily add professional intros, outros, filters, emojis, and interactive captions to your videos, as well as audio tracks and visual elements from its vast built-in library (300,000 stock video clips), and publish your finished video to multiple social media accounts like YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, etc. right from inside the app.

Klippyo offers a 30-day risk-free, full money-back guarantee, and 24/7 customer support.

More info: Klippyo

Moovly

Moovly
Moovly

Moovly is a that lets you create your own videos ads, product videos, marketing videos, explainer videos, and company videos in-house without a big budget or design skills.

Moovly provides many customizable video templates where you can adjust anything you want to match your company brand style, including text, colors, images, footage, and music… even create your own templates!

Moovly Templates
Customize templates to create all kinds of videos for your business.

You can also easily automate the production of videos using Moovly’s automated video technology to offer your team or customers customizable video templates, create personalized videos and product videos generated automatically from your CRM, email client, or marketing automation tool, and connect to RSS feeds and news streams like Twitter to create videos when new tweets are sent.

More info: Moovly

Vyond

Vyond
Vyond

Vyond is a video creation software tool that lets you create engaging videos with characters to fit any context, customizable templates, and whiteboard animations.

You can also create MP4s or animated GIFs for social media, host your videos wherever you like, or import them into other platforms.

Here is an example of a video created using Vyond:

More info: Vyond

Animoto

Animoto
Animoto – Drag and drop video maker.

Animoto is a free drag-and-drop video maker that lets you easily create promo videos, slideshow videos, social media videos, tutorial videos…even birthday, graduation, and wedding videos with no design skills required.

Animoto provides a huge library of time-saving templates, stock images and videos, music, fonts, video editing and voice-over tools, and more.

The free plan lets you use all of the tool’s standard features to create unlimited videos, while paid plans allow you to create videos without Animoto’s branding, access millions of stock images and videos, and more!

More info: Animoto

Lumen5

Lumen5
Lumen5 – AI video content creation tool.

Lumen5 is a video content creation tool that combines powerful artificial intelligence (A.I.) with a simple drag-and-drop interface to help you create professional video content in minutes. It offers customizable templates to help you communicate effectively and consistently, while also staying on brand, on budget, and on time.

One of the standout features of Lumen5 is its ability to turn written content, such as blog posts or whitepapers, into videos using A.I. and machine learning. Simply enter a link to your blog post, and Lumen5 will automatically fetch content from the link and begin transforming it into a video. The A.I. will summarize the content and match each scene with relevant stock footage, while also algorithmically determining the timing of each scene based on average reading speed.

Once the video has been generated, you can access a variety of tools to make your own edits and enhance the video with your finishing touch. You can switch up colors, add watermarks, or reformat into different aspect ratios in seconds. Lumen5 also offers features for adding talking head content, callouts, cutaways, and captions to enhance the video further.

The transcript-based editing feature of Lumen5 makes it easy for anyone to create amazing content in minutes. Simply select words in the transcript and match visuals directly to the timing of the audio.

With Lumen5, you can create professional video content without the need for expensive equipment, technical knowledge, or time-consuming editing.

More info: Lumen5

Motion Objects

Motion Objects - Powerful Animated Objects For Video Marketing
Motion Objects – Powerful Animated Objects For Video Marketing

Motion Objects - Video Marketing Animated ObjectsOne of the challenges of promoting your business using video marketing is that your videos have to engage viewers and stand out from the crowd of ‘me too’ video graphics and templates.

Adding engaging animated objects to videos can help boost your conversions.

Motion Objects saves you time and money hiring a high-end professional video production team or graphic designers to create custom video graphics.

The copy and paste animated objects are designed to work with all video creation tools, including:

Motion Objects works with all video creation tools
Motion Objects works with all video creation tools.

The videos below show you how easy it is to add animated objects from Motion Objects to your sales videos.

Here is a quick demo video showing you how to add animated objects in EasySketchPro

Adding animated objects to EasySketchPro

Here is a quick demo video showing you how to add animated objects in Explaindio

Adding animated objects to Explaindio

The entire collection includes over 100 animated objects grouped into the following modules:

  • Module 1: Online Business – Animated Objects
  • Module 2: Online Business – Static Objects
  • Module 3: Offline Business – Animated Objects
  • Module 4: Offline Business – Static Objects
  • Module 5: Health & Fitness – Animated Objects
  • Module 6: Health & Fitness – Static Objects
  • Module 7: Relationships – Animated Objects
  • Module 8: Relationships – Static Objects
  • Module 9: Home & Kitchen – Animated Objects
  • Module 10: Home & Kitchen – Static Objects
  • Module 11: General – Animated Objects
  • Module 12: General – Static Objects

Motion Objects animated video objects sample(Motion Objects animated video objects sample)

All objects work on Mac and Windows environments and come in 4 different formats: 3 animated (MOV, SWF, GIF), plus 1 static PNG. These graphics can be used anywhere, even uploaded straight to WordPress and inserted directly into your pages and posts. Video training is also provided on how to edit the templates.

The graphics collection comes with personal rights, allowing you to use these images in all of your own video projects. A developer’s license is also available if you plan to use the images in client videos.

More info: Motion Objects

WordPress Video Tools

If your site runs on WordPress, see this section for video-related plugins: WordPress Media Plugins.

Additionally, see the resources below for a step-by-step tutorial on how to add videos to WordPress and more WordPress video plugins:

Video Courses For Beginners – Media

The video courses below are ideal for beginners (note: you can access all of the video courses below with a single all-access pass):

Video Marketing - WPMasterclasses.comVideo Marketing

Learn useful strategies and practical methods that will help you improve your sales and conversions using video marketing.

More info: Video Marketing

YouTube Marketing - WPMasterclasses.comYouTube Marketing

Learn how to drive more traffic to your site and more customers to your business by getting your videos to rank higher on YouTube and on Google’s search results.

More info: YouTube Marketing

For more video courses, see this section: Digital Business Video Courses

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Image Creation And Editing Tools

Create and edit images, logos, infographics, charts, graphs, flowcharts, and covers for your eBooks, guides, and reports with these image tools.

Image Tools

Create and edit images, logos, infographics, charts, graphs, flowcharts, and covers for your eBooks, guides, and reports with these image tools and resources.

Image Tools - Photoshop.This section covers media creation tools referred to in various lessons throughout this course.

Use the tools and resources on this page to create and edit media like:

  • Images, illustrations, photographs, and screenshots
  • Logos
  • Covers (eBooks, Reports, etc.)
  • Infographics
  • Flowcharts, charts & graphs

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Image Creation Tools

Use the image tools below to help you create professional images and screenshots.

Screen Capture Software

Screen capture software is useful for creating tutorials, training documentation, explaining product features, etc.

There are various images tools available that you can use to capture screenshots and add them to your content.

Snagit

Image Tools: Snagit - Screen Capture and Recording Software
Snagit – Screen Capture and Recording Software

Snagit is a powerful and feature-rich screen capture and recording software tool that lets you quickly and easily capture images of your screen and camera, create screencast videos, add additional context, and share your images, GIFs, and videos across different platforms.

You can capture your entire desktop, a region, a window, a scrolling screen, or a full-page, scrolling panoramic screenshot, mark up your screenshots with text, arrows, and callouts, trim your video screencasts, use pre-made layouts and templates to create visual instructions, tutorials, guides, and training materials…even capture text from images.

With Snagit’s screen recorder tool, you can:

  • Record yourself working through different steps or grab individual frames from your recorded videos, then save your video files as an mp4 or animated GIF.
  • Include audio in your videos from a microphone or your computer’s system audio.
  • Record your screen or camera (or record them both at the same time with picture-in-picture).
  • Turn short MP4 recordings into animated GIFs.
  • Trim video clips and remove unwanted sections from your screen recordings (e.g. cut sections from the beginning, middle, or end of your videos).
  • Create videos from images, talk, and draw over a series of screenshots to create quick “how-to” videos or GIFs.
  • Automatically make objects in your screen captures movable. Rearrange buttons, delete text, or edit other elements in your screenshots (e.g. delete or move a captured cursor icon).
  • Sync your image captures to cloud services.

You can also share or save your images and videos to Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook,
Google Drive, TechSmith’s Camtasia, Gmail, Dropbox, Slack, YouTube, Twitter, and many other applications.

Snagit is a paid tool, but it offers a fully functional 15-day free trial version,

More info: Snagit

Screenrec

Image Tools: Screenrec - Free Screen Recorder
Screenrec – Free Screen Recorder

Screenrec is a free alternative to SnagIt. It’s a full-featured cloud-based screen capture, screen recorder, webcam, and voice-recording tool that lets you capture screenshots and record your desktop in one click and share these instantly with no watermarking or time limits.

More info: Screenrec

Image Editing

Use the tools below to edit your images.

Photoshop

Image Tools: Photoshop
Photoshop

Photoshop is the world’s leading image editing software tool.

Photoshop lets you do virtually anything with images…from simple image editing and photo touchups to highly sophisticated advanced image editing tasks like removing backgrounds from photos, composite image creation, adding overlays, text effects…even creating website mockups!

More info: Photoshop

GIMP

Image Tools: GIMP
GIMP – GNU Image Manipulation Program

If you don’t want to invest in a program like Photoshop but would still like to be able to create your own images, then you may want to look at a free software program alternative like GIMP.

GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a free graphic editing software that requires no Photoshop skills and can be used to create and edit images, Facebook covers, video graphics, flyers, infographics, business cards, YouTube channel art, banners, headers, and more.

More info: GIMP

Colorcinch

Image Tools: Colorcinch
Colorcinch is an easy-to-use photo editor and cartoonizer.

Colorcinch (formerly Cartoonize) is an easy-to-use, fully-featured, web-based image editing program and photo editing software that lets you edit photos and create realistic paintings, artwork, memes, cartoons, sketches, etc.

You can use the tool to import and edit existing images and enhance it with all kinds of cool effects…

Cartoonizer demo
Enhance and add effects to images quickly and easily.

Creates memes for social media, and more!

Meme: Give your plants all the love you have in your heart...and if that's not enough, try watering them!
My gardening philosophy…immortalized in a meme with Colorcinch!

Colorcinch provides loads of great features and essential built-in tools for quick and easy image editing including cropping, resizing, exposure and color adjustments, vignette, sharpen and clarity enhancements, a full-fledged text editor, masking, layering, blending, and more!

Colorcinch tools
Colorcinch is packed with useful image editing tools and features!

You can also create and organize project elements with layers, export images for high-quality print (up to 400 DPI), and access the software from your internet browser or install it as a standalone app.

The free version (called Basic) requires no registration and provides access to a number of essential effects and features.

The paid version (called Plus) provides access to all premium effects and features, all graphics and icons, higher resolution export options, and much more.

More info: Colorcinch

Logo Makers

Logo makers are ideal for testing out content ideas (e.g. creating example companies to show how your products or services work), presentations, etc.

See our section on logo makers if you are looking for tools that can help you generate professional logo designs quickly, easily, and inexpensively.

eBook Cover Creators

You can create eBooks as PDF documents and use realistic 3D images to create attractive-looking covers to promote your publications.

Digital Products

You don’t need to hire an expensive designer to create your eBook cover. You can use Photoshop with action scripts like the one below to create stunning eBook covers quickly and easily.

CoverActionPRO

Image Tools: CoverActionPRO
CoverActionPRO – Create stunning 3D graphics for eBooks and product covers with one click.

CoverActionPRO is a Photoshop plug-in that lets you create high-quality, realistic ebook covers and product shots.

Essentially, you create a flat book cover image and then use an ebook or product shot template in Photoshop to create your eBook cover.

For example, you can use your cover image with “hardcover” eBook templates…

eBook Covers
CoverActionPRO hardcover eBook templates.

“Softcover” (i.e. paperback) eBook templates…

eBook Covers
CoverActionPRO softcover eBook templates.

Create binders and notebooks (great for “special reports”)…

eBook Covers
CoverActionPRO binder and report cover templates.

Even product shots, software boxes, CDs, and more …

eBook Covers
CoverActionPRO software box templates.

The video below provides a demo and preview of this tool:

CoverActionPro demo and preview. Note: CoverActionPro requires Photoshop

For more information about this ebook cover creator software, go here: CoverActionPRO

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For more eBook cover creation tools and tutorials, go here:

Infographic Creation Tools

Use the tools below to create infographics.

Venngage

Image Tools: Venngage
Venngage

Venngage is a very popular tool used to create infographics. It offers a handy image search feature that makes finding and adding images to your infographics really easy, and thousands of infographic templates created by a team of professional graphic designers.

While this software is primarily aimed at helping users create infographics, it can also be used to create diagrams, reports, and more.

Venngage offers a free plan and paid subscriptions, which include features like font uploading, the ability to export in Powerpoint, and interactive PDF options.

More info: Venngage

Adobe Express

Image Tools: Adobe Express
Create infographics with Adobe Express

Adobe Express lets you create infographics for free very quickly and customize them with images, icons, fonts, and graphics.

With Adobe Express, you can design a unique infographic by choosing a template, customizing it with your branding, logo, text, colors, and more, then resizing it to share via email, social platforms, and print media.

Use the tools and templates from Adobe Express to make step-by-step guides, statistical graphics and charts, timelines, recipes, polls, lists, comparisons, and more.

Adobe Express Templates
Adobe Express – Infographic templates.

You can also use the libraries of icons and design assets to find shapes, lines, and graphics to display data, upload chart images, crop them or remove the background to add them to your infographics and turn any new or existing project into shareable templates.

The free infographic maker is easy to use and offers many features including thousands of templates, photo editing and effects, animation, and 2GB of storage.

More info: Adobe Express

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For more infographic creation tools, visit these sites:

Biteable

Image Tools: Biteable
Biteable – Animated infographic creator.

More info: Biteable

Canva

Image Tools: Canva
Canva – Free online infographic maker.

More info: Canva

DesignCap

Image Tools: DesignCap
DesignCap – free infographic maker.

More info: DesignCap

Infogram

Image Tools: Infogram: Create Infographics, Reports and Maps.
Infogram: Create Infographics, Reports, and Maps.

More info: Infogram

Mural

Image Tools: Mural - visual collaboration software.
Mural – visual collaboration software.

More info: Mural

Piktochart

Image Tools: Piktochart - Free infographic maker
Piktochart – Free infographic maker.

More info: Piktochart

Snappa

Image Tools: Snappa - Online Infographic Maker
Snappa – Online infographic maker.

More info: Snappa

Visme

Image Tools: Visme - Free infographic maker
Visme – Free infographic maker.

More info: Visme

For additional infographic tools, resources and tutorials, go here: Content Marketing With Infographics

Flowchart, Chart & Graph Tools

The tools below will help you create flowcharts, charts, and graphs for your content.

Google Drawings

Image Tools: Google Drawings
Create flowcharts, diagrams, concept maps, storyboards, and more with Google Drawings

Google Drawings is a diagramming software and collaborative virtual board tool inside Google Drive that allows you to create content by drawing, pasting images, linking videos and websites, and inserting text, shapes, tables, and other content.

Google Drawings is included as part of the free, web-based Google Docs Editors suite offered by Google.

To access the tool, go to Google Drive, click New > More and select Google Drawings

Google Drawings - Create New File
Create new Google Drawings files in Google Drive.

You can use this free tool to create flow charts, diagrams, infographics, concept maps, mind maps, collaborative visual storyboards, original art and custom graphics for presentations, design wireframes, annotate screenshots, and even create hotspots on images that you can embed into your content, or download and share as a PDF file.

Here’s a great video tutorial on how to use Google Drawings:

Google Drawings is a powerful but underutilized tool worth exploring, especially as it’s free!

More info: Google Drawings

Google Charts

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Google Charts

Google Charts is another excellent free tool from Google that lets you create interactive graphical charts from information that you supply.

Use Google Charts to create all kinds of charts, from simple line charts and pie charts to complex hierarchical tree maps, plus graphs, infographics, and more. Add the charts to your content and display these on your website, embed them into presentations, lead generation reports, etc.

Google Charts also provides a chart gallery with many ready-to-use interactive charts and chart types.

Google Chart Gallery
Google Chart Gallery

Here’s a great short video showing you how to add animated Google Charts to a spreadsheet.

The most common way to use Google Charts is by embedding simple JavaScript into your web pages.

More info: Google Charts

Microsoft Powerpoint

Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint also lets you create and add simple charts and graphs to your content.

Microsoft PowerPoint - Insert Charts
Create charts and graphs using Microsoft PowerPoint.

For tutorials on creating charts in PowerPoint, go here or watch the short video below:

Microsoft Office also provides many different chart types and templates you can use to create charts and graphs in PowerPoint.

Note: You can make a chart in PowerPoint or Excel. Microsoft recommends creating your chart in Excel and then copying it into your presentation if you have lots of data to chart or if your data changes regularly and you want your chart to always reflect the latest numbers (if so, when you copy and paste the chart, keep it linked to the original Excel file).

More info: Using Charts And Graphs In Microsoft PowerPoint

yED Graph Editor

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yED Graph Editor

yED Graph Editor is a freeware tool that lets you create flowcharts and generate high-quality diagrams quickly and easily.

You can download yEd as a desktop application that runs on all major platforms or use yEd Live, the browser version of the desktop application, which requires no installer.

yEd features automatic layout algorithms that let you organize complex flowcharts with a press of a button.

yEd Live is the browser version of the powerful yEd desktop application. No more installer is needed to quickly and effectively create high-quality diagrams.

This feature is shown in the video below:

Here is a 5-minute tutorial on creating a flowchart using yED:

More info: yED Graph Editor

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Here are some additional flowcharting tools you may want to look at:

Cacoo

Cacoo
Cacoo – Online flowchart software with real-time team collaboration.

More info: Cacoo

ConceptDraw Diagram

ConceptDraw Diagram
ConceptDraw Diagram – Flowchart software

More info: ConceptDraw Diagram

Edraw Max

Edraw Max
Edraw Max – All-purpose diagramming software

More info: Edraw Max

Gliffy

Gliffy
Gliffy – Flowchart tool for Confluence & Jira

More info: Gliffy

Lucidchart

Lucidchart – Create flowcharts with collaboration and data import features

More info: Lucidchart

Microsoft Visio

Microsoft Visio
Microsoft Visio – Windows flowchart software

More info: Microsoft Visio

Microsoft Powerpoint

Microsoft Powerpoint
Microsoft Powerpoint includes built-in flowcharting and diagramming tools.

More info: Microsoft Powerpoint

Miro

Miro
Miro’s flowchart maker includes built-in communication features.

More info: Miro

Terrastruct

Terrastruct
Terrastruct is a great flowchart tool for software development.

More info: Terrastruct

VisualParadigm Online

VisualParadigm Online
VisualParadigm Online – Flowchart software for agile software development & data analytics.

More info: VisualParadigm Online

Whimsical

Whimsical
Whimsical – Fast Flowchart-making tool

More info: Whimsical

Video Courses For Beginners – Media

The video courses below cover basic areas of media production and editing and are ideal for beginners (note: you can access all of the video courses below with a single all-access pass):

Graphic Creation Tools - WPMasterclasses.comUsing Graphic Creation Tools

Learn how to access and use free image creation and editing tools, basic and advanced image editing techniques using tools like Photoshop and free alternatives, creating images for web content, presentations, infographics, social media, and so much more.

More info: Using Graphic Creation Tools

How To Create Engaging Presentations - WPMasterclasses.comHow To Create Engaging Presentations

Learn how to create beautiful and engaging presentations that will help you sell more products and services online.

More info: How To Create Engaging Presentations

For more video courses, see this section: Digital Business Video Courses

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Media Creation Tools

Use these media creation tools and resources to create different types of media for your content.

Media Creation Tools And Resources

Use these media creation tools and resources to create different types of media for your content.

Media Creation Tools - Image of laptop and tablet.Images, videos, report covers, etc. can enhance and add value to your content.

In this section, we look at various media creation tools and resources you can use to enhance your content.

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Note: As this section contains an extensive (and growing) list of tools and resources, we have split this section into the following modules for ease of navigation:

Image Tools

Image Creation And Editing Tools

Create and edit images, logos, infographics, charts, graphs, flowcharts, and covers for your eBooks, guides, and reports with these image tools.
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Video Tools

Video Creation And Editing Tools

Create and edit product, sales, promotional, and training videos with these video tools and resources.
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Logo Makers

Logo Makers

Logo makers let you create a unique and professional-looking logo for your business with no design experience.
Read More

Video Courses For Beginners – Media

The video courses below cover basic areas of media production and editing and are ideal for beginners (note: you can access all of the video courses below with a single all-access pass):

Graphic Creation Tools - WPMasterclasses.comUsing Graphic Creation Tools

Learn how to access and use free image creation and editing tools, basic and advanced image editing techniques using tools like Photoshop and free alternatives, creating images for web content, presentations, infographics, social media, and so much more.

More info: Using Graphic Creation Tools

How To Create Engaging Presentations - WPMasterclasses.comHow To Create Engaging Presentations

Learn how to create beautiful and engaging presentations that will help you sell more products and services online.

More info: How To Create Engaging Presentations

How To Use CSS - WPMasterclasses.comHow To Use CSS

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) allows you to control how web pages and page elements display on your screen. This video course shows you how to use CSS.

More info: How To Use CSS

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For more video courses, see this section: Digital Business Video Courses

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