40+ Tools to Create Infographics with Your Students Here is a comprehensive list of some very good tools for making infographics. The list features more than 40 applications so you have a wide variety of options to choose from.While some of these tools are pretty basic and you can use them without any complications, others do require some advanced tech knowledge and design know-how. As a teacher and educator, my favourite infographic making tools are Google Draw and Pictochart. I invite you to read this step by step visual guide to learn more about how you can easily set up your infographic using Google Draw. Also bear in mind that most of these tools require a sign-up and some of them are fremium: they have, besides the basic free version, a pro version that offers more advanced features.
Great Infographic Making Tools for Teachers 1- Visual.ly This is my favorite tool. It helps you easily create awesome infographics using pre-designed templates. It also lets you create an infographic out of any Twitter Hashtag provided you are signed in which you can do using your Twitter account. 2-Easel.ly This is another great web tool to create infographics. 3-PiktoChart I love PiktoChart and I have used it a couple of times and found it really great. 4- Infogr.am Infogr.am is an easy to use online service that lets you create, share, and discover infographics and online charts.It is also very easy to use, you can select a pre-designed template, add charts, videos and maps and within a few clicks your template is ready to go viral. Other infographic creation tools you might want to try :
30+ Really Useful Infographics Tools & Resources Infographic credit: Ivan Cash Infographics are everywhere! Whether you’re a fan of them or not , infographics have become a staple of web content and are engaged in a seemingly endless love affair with social media. As digital marketers, we’re interested in the content marketing potential of infographics, which can generate thousands of pageviews, social media shares, backlinks and capture mindshare. If you’re interested in developing your own infographics to reap these potential benefits, we put together this list of 30+ useful infographic tools and resources to help you on your way. We included a well-rounded mix of charts & graphs generators, graphics programs, mind-mapping tools, and resources for finding data sets and statistics. Whether you’re just looking for simple online charting tools or seeking complex data visualization software, the list below has got you covered! (Listed below in Alphabetical order!) Comments(12)
9 Data Visualization Tools for Librarians and Educators Data visualization and infographics tools are a great way to keep students and readers engaged. Here are ten free applications which will enable you to create your own infographics, maps, graphs, charts, and diagrams: Creately The free version of Creately enables users to design and store 5 diagrams which can include Venn diagrams, UI & Web mockups, Flowcharts, Organizational charts, UML diagrams, Mind maps, Network plans, SWOT analysis, Value stream maps, TQM diagrams and more. Stat Planet Used by the UN, NASA, and many Fortune 500 companies, Stat Planet will let you create customizable, interactive maps or graphs with data you import. Gunn Map 2 Gunn Map 2 is a completely online application which also lets you create customizable maps with your own data. Many Eyes Gliffy Wordle - Create beautiful and fully customizable word clouds with this free tool. Instantly create a word cloud for your blog or website by entering the RSS feed!
How to Get Started With Infographics Media and publishing professionals know that infographics are hugely popular, and are more likely to be shared via social media than a standard blog post or article. By combining images with data, infographics get much more mileage than text or graphics alone. You can use them for news, presentations, or press releases on your company blog or website to attract publicity and show off your expertise. Companies without a graphic designer on board or on budget couldn't easily take advantage of infographics in the past. However, thanks to online chart and map creation tools, any business can now turn an interesting concept into an engaging infographic. Here's how to get started, along with tools that can step you through the process. Choose Your Graphics and Data Wisely Every business holds expertise in something, and that specialized knowledge can make for an interesting piece. Data from Google Looking for ideas about the types of data you want to detail in an infographic? Templates and Icons
Eight Free tools for Teachers to Make Awesome Infographics 1- Easel.ly This is a great tool that allows users to create visually rich infographics from pre-designed themes. It is very easy to use and only drag and drop. It actually supports Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. 2- Stat Planet This one here allows users to create amazing visualisations and share them with others. 3- Hohli This is an awesome chart maker. 4- Creately This is also a great tool in creating diagrams and flow charts. 5- Many Eyes This is one of the easiest of them all. 6- Wordle This is a text based visualisation tool. 7- Tableau This works just on Windows. 8- Inkspace This is also a free infographic creation tool.
textorizer Textorizer allows you to make pictures formed with text. It is best described by the sample images below. Although there are many versions around, the only one that is continuing to supported is this one. Excoffizer takes a picture and produces a vector rendition of the picture, made of parallel lines of varying thickness. The previous version of Textorizer came as a downloadable application. Right now, textorizer/excoffizer works in Firefox, Chrome and Opera. Some browsers will however struggle with larger output images. Choose a mode examples Here are a few pictures produced with textorizer/excoffizer (click to see the text) There is even a Textorized Group on Flickr, with many more examples. Documentation Click on textorizer, textorizer2 or excoffizer Select a picture on your computer Play with the controls or enter new text, and press preview Source & Licensing The source can be browsed on github. Textorizer and excoffizer are © Max Froumentin 2008-2011. All Rights Reserved. Support
The Top 20 Data Visualization Tools By Brian Suda Originally published: Aug 14, 2013 Article originally published at .net Magazine on September 17, 2012. One of the most common questions I get asked is how to get started with data visualizations. Beyond following blogs, you need to practise – and to practise, you need to understand the tools available. In this article, I want to introduce you to 20 different tools for creating visualizations: from simple charts to complex graphs, maps and infographics. Entry-level tools At the entry level, we'll be looking at unexpected uses for familiar tools. 1. It isn't graphically flexible, but Excel is a good way to explore data: for example, by creating 'heat maps' like this one You can actually do some pretty complex things with Excel, from 'heat maps' of cells to scatter plots. Excel comes as part of the commercial Microsoft Office suite, so if you don't have access to it, Google's spreadsheets – part of Google Docs and Google Drive – can do many of the same things. 3. 4. 5. 7. 8. 9.
Tagxedo - Word Cloud with Styles Sample Images Created with Circos The images here are an assortment of figures that were published, are parts of a tutorial, or are one-off samples. These images were created over a 3-4 year period and some were done using old versions of Circos. ▴ Circos sample image. visueel faciliteren » kracht-van-beelden De kracht van infographics je een duidelijk beeld hebt van jouw kernboodschapje daar krachtige beelden bij kunt bedenkenjouw kwaliteit van vormgeving volstaat een kritische luisteraar nodig hebt die geen last heeft van jouw blinde vlekkenwilt sparren met een meedenker die hele verhalen terug kan brengen tot de essentieeen plaatje op dit blog ziet wat qua uitstraling helemaal past bij jouw boodschapwilt leren hoe je informatie in beeld brengt zodat je het de volgende keer zelf kunt informatie doorgronden Informatie doorgronden en terugbrengen tot de essentie vind ik geweldig om te doen. terugkoppelen Tijdens het maken van de infographic laat ik je regelmatig de vorderingen zien. geschikt voor op het web en/of drukwerkéén afbeelding of een PDF met verschillende afbeeldingeneen vertelplaat zonder tekst of een infographic met volledige uitlegstrak vormgegeven of handgetekendillustraties of pictogrammenstatisch of interactieve afbeeldingen Is jouw verhaal belangrijk genoeg? Magneet op de beurs