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Infographics

This guide provides a list of resources for learning about and creating infographics.

Introduction

Piktochart was one of the earliest infographics websites created. In addition to infographs, piktochart allows you to create brochures, banners, presentations, and reports. Its ability adjust embedded material to multiple screen sizes sets this site apart from other infographic creators. Imbedded charts can also have multiple interactive elements, making the infographic more dynamic.

Strengths

  • Social sharing options
  • Many tutorials available
  • Color schemes take the guess work out of making an attractive infograph
  • Piktochart allows you to make charts, presentations, posters, and videos

 Drawbacks

  • No way to organize individual projects or link pages together
  • Limited flexibility or customization
  • Only able to upload 10 images with the free version
  • Limited variety of free templates

The Benefits of Premium Accounts

 

  storage Download Formats Watermark Content Privacy
Basic Unlimited

JPG

PNG

 

Visible

12 templates

over 4000 icons

14 charts

Country maps

Public
Pro Unlimited

JPG

PNG

PDF

Removed

600+ templates

over 4000 icons

14 charts

Country maps

 

Private option

 

Sample Infographic

Anatomy of a Primary School Teacher