Create custom infographics with Piktochart
Choose from 600+ templates to design professional infographics, reports and presentations with Piktochart's easy-to-use platform.
Piktochart is a web-based application which allows users to create infographics without the need for graphic design skills. It was launched in Malaysia in 2011. As of 2015, Piktochart was attracting more than 5 million users per day. The free offering is quite robust but has some limitations. The Lite plan costs around US$15/month.
Prices last checked July 2017
What does Piktochart do?
Piktochart offers users the ability to focus on one of three visually-appealing projects:
Depending on what plan you select, you can choose from up to 600 templates. The templates are then populated by photos, video, icons, charts and map, and can be integrated with data from SurveyMonkey or Google Spreadsheets. From there, you can share your infographics via social media or with HTML code for your own website. Presentations can be viewed online or documents can be saved as JPEGs, PNGs or PDFs and printed out. Piktochart prides itself on offering:
- Icons and images
- Charts and maps
- Ready-to-use graphics
- High resolution (hi-res) downloads
Plans and pricing
Piktochart has a free lifetime account offer that includes unlimited creations, an intuitive editor, access to all of the site’s icons and images, and the ability to download and share creations in their original size.
Piktochart has two paid plans with a third expected to come online in 2017. All prices are in US dollars.
|LITE||US$12.5/month (billed annually)|
US$15/month (billed monthly)
|PRO||US$24.17/month (billed annually)|
US$29/month (billed monthly)
Prices last checked July 2017
A Pro team plan is due in 2017 that will allow users access to all of the Pro plan’s features. Additionally, templates can be created for your team to use and edit. You can invite team members to edit your projects as well as leave comments on shared projects. You can also assign roles to team members. More features are expected to be announced when the plan goes active.
Pros and cons
Piktochart gives graphic design novices the ability to make unique and complex infographics with pre-made templates and a bevvy of visual choices. The choice of wording on its free offer is a bit misleading.
- With the basic service, you have an enormous amount of creativity for projects, including 100MB of uploadable photos.
- If you have used any sort of graphic editor before – such as Adobe Photoshop or Indesign – the learning curve is quick.
- Much is made of the 600 free templates available, but only about 25 come with the free plan.
FAQs about Piktochart
More guides on Finder
Is monday.com right for your business?
A workflow and task management tool designed to promote transparent, collaborative processes.
Coinbase cryptocurrency exchange | November 2020 review
Check out our complete review of Coinbase to see if it’s safe, weigh up the pros and cons, compare fees and learn what you can do on it beyond simply buying cryptocurrency.
What is AutoCAD LT? Autodesk’s 2D drafting software explained
Learn more about AutoCAD’s drawing and layout features, pricing and how it compares to the competition. Plus score a discount code!
Best Ethereum wallets
Your guide to the best Ethereum wallets, how they work and how to find the right ETH wallet for your needs.
A complete guide to bitcoin forks
A complete beginner’s guide to bitcoin and other cryptocurrency forks, and what you need to know about them.
Travelling to Namibia? A guide to finding the best prepaid SIM card
Save money by opting for a prepaid SIM card when travelling to Namibia.
Travelling to Kazakhstan? Check out our guide to finding the best prepaid SIM card
Save money by opting for a prepaid SIM card when travelling to Kazakhstan.
Create high-impact infographics with Infogram
Infogram is a web-based visual data representation platform that allows users of all skill levels to create charts, infographics and maps from their own data sets.
Lynda: Online courses taught by experts
Lynda.com offers more than 6,000 courses in creative skills, technology and business – taught by industry experts and accessible online from any device.
A guide to finding the best prepaid SIM card when traveling to Albania
A guide to prepaid SIM cards if you’re travelling to Albania.