Piktochart

Piktochart

4.5 / 5 18 reviews


Average Ratings

18 Reviews
  • 4.5 / 5
    Overall
  • 4.5 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 4.5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    Not provided by vendor
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
  • Training
    Webinars
  • Support
    Online

Vendor Details

  • Piktochart
  • piktochart.com/
  • Founded 2012
  • Malaysia

About Piktochart

Take your visual communication to the next level, without hiring a professional designer.


Piktochart Features

  • 3D
  • Animation
  • Audio
  • Collaboration
  • Content Library
  • Offline Editing
  • Offline Presenting
  • Search
  • Templates
  • Video
  • Zoom / Pan

Piktochart Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Amazing design tool anyone can use

Jun 21, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I love this tool. Piktochart is very intuitive and easy to use. It is especially useful to creating infographics or email banners. There is a decent level of functionality in terms of styling, colour, shapes, and transparency, with an excellent store of free images and graphics to use. You can also upload your own imagery as needed. Once you have your graphic elements chosen, it is very easy to adjust and manipulate them to create the effects you want. Our team uses this tool in place of a graphic designer for smaller projects.

Cons: There are some limitations in terms of the space of your "canvas" and some font and shape restrictions. It's certainly not in the same category as a design tool like Photoshop but for the price it's a good option for any marketing team. We tend to use Piktochart for very specific design needs and rely on the graphics department for more complex work.

Overall: The product is very easy to use. It has a decent catalog of free graphics to pull from which allows users to create visually engaging infographics, web ads, and banners. You can share or download what you've made with the click of a button. This tool is ideal for teams or departments needing basic design support without a graphic designer.

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Fantastic and elegant software for creating interesting and beautiful presentations very easily.

Jul 01, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: First of all, piktochart most relevant advantages imply simplicity, functionality and convenience. As an English teacher, I always need to provide students with engaging explanatory materials, capable of delivering complex messages in the most simplistic and understandable way. With piktochart you are able to do this and more, at a very convenient price. The layouts ae attractive and engaging. My students love appreciating my piktochart explanations, basically made for explaining grammar or functions within the language.

Cons: Truth be told, the amount of layouts and fonts might be a little limited to say at least. However, for its final price, this issues do not interfere with its other considerable perks and pluses.

Overall: Simplicity, cool features, highly convenient price. Piktochart offers users the chance of doing interesting presentations in technically no considerable amount of time invested.

Very good application to perform infographics and presentations in a very short period of time.

Jun 06, 2018
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money

Pros:
The best quality that this application has is the speed and simplicity of the application in letting you design any type of art you need at the moment. Having an easy access to the application through an email, being registered in the web page

Cons: I'd like if the space for Uploading images for a free user can be more than 40 Mb. It seems very less when you want to do a long one and do multiple edits. I wish they had a few more template options to pick from. I am not sure if there is a community template area I have not checked out, but that might be cool too. I'm sure it is necessary to advertise, but my office does not budget to pay for a subscription. We use the free version that includes a watermark/boilerplate for Piktochart on everything we create.

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Quick and easy to use software to create infographics, professional result.

May 04, 2018
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: - easiness to use, you can import data from excel or google sheets.
- high-quality pdf downloaded can be modified using another software (es. Illustrator)
- you can upload your own graphics, also to be used into graphs (svg).
- really great real-time customer care and troubleshooting support
- many templates available

Cons: - icons available within the app are not very interesting, and many are missing.
- I would like to be able to customize more the graphs generated
- colour management could be improved

Overall: My graphic design workflow (data visualization) has sped up a lot; this app generates professional and smart graphs based on tab sheets

Life saver!

Apr 24, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Seriously the best infographic creator out there. Piktochart got me through college! So easy to create really professional looking infographics - much better than trying to create one on Photoshop, in my opinion. The templates make it so easy to get a head start on a project and the text frames add such a splash of creativity. Love Piktochart!

Cons: No cons yet! Such a great, easy to use software. Also... it's web based so what's not to love?! You can access it anywhere.

It is perfect for making infographics and other image compositions quickly, easily and free.

May 26, 2018
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: It is free for most functions although it has space limitations to upload our own images.
its editor is very good since it provides guide lines that allow to align and adjust the elements.
has more options for editing the elements than other similar tools such as canva.
It has a variety of graphics that can be used as: bar, pie, venn diagram, among others, in which you can import data from csv or xlsx files or use a Google Spreadsheet Link to manage dynamic data.
It offers a variety of maps to place in the design and the possibility of adding data and legends.
It allows you to include video files from YouTube and Vimeo.
Once a presentation is published you can add transitions, I can also choose if only I can see the presentation or if I want to share it through social networks.
allows download in png format to an acceptable quality in the free version.

Cons: you can not work collaboratively unless you hire the pro team plan
Elements can not be animated when presentations are made.
Place a watermark that you can only remove by contracting the pro plan or pro team plan.

I've used piktochart to create infographics and graphics both for professional environments

Jun 20, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: It takes 0 design or dev experience to be able to jump into the tool and whip up a Grade A infographic is an hour or two. In a previous role, we were so efficient with it, we started building custom infographic plans for our customers.

Cons: You really need to pay to taste the value. The free trial is very limited and doesn't paint the full picture of why every team needs this tool.

This software is amazing for creating quick and beautiful infographics!

Jul 03, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: I love that they have templates and you can create your own. I use Photoshop often, but Piktochart allows me to create beautiful infographics in such little time.

Cons: There's really nothing I don't like about this software. It's super easy to use. You can make effective infographics even if you don't know what you're doing.

Overall: Quick, effective, and beautiful infographics!

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Great for basic design, but a few small hang-ups.

Mar 29, 2018
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: I love the access to the templates and icon library. The text frames are really cool as well to find new ways to make text visually attractive and include facts and figures.

Cons: Not being able to upload custom fonts is big for us. Also, when you share a piktochart, the other person can't download it, they can only view it. This means we have to download a copy each time and upload it somewhere for them to be able to mark-up during review processes. I've found however that the design line-up is inconsistent- meaning when you're trying to align something the auto-alignment is a little wonky. Also, if you zoom in to say 300% something looks aligned, but when you zoom out to 100% there's space. I've found this inconsistency to bleed over to the pdfs as well.

I use Piktochart to create eye catching Infographic syllabi for my English courses.

May 07, 2018
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I like the variety of templates as well as the ability to create my own templates for my documents. There is a wide variety of font choices, which I also appreciate. I can import my own graphics as well.

Cons: I find it difficult to align things sometimes and because I use the free version it downloads with the watermark. I don't think that is a software issue so much as a user issue, but something to be aware of.

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More affordable options out there, but good nontheless

May 07, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
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Pros: The layout is very simple to work with. As a first-time infographic creator, I've explored a variety of websites trying to find the simplest ones. This lands in the top 3.
I was able to craft a infograph from a template in less than 30min, and it even allowed for me to make changes that suited my needs.

Cons: Huge downside: templates are very limited in free versions. They provide a "lite" version, which is half the cost of the more useful paid option. This version doesn't allow you as much freedom though, so it's hard to justify the use of more templates without the extra functionality.
This doesn't take away from the platform though - the quality is there, just comes at a cost!

Overall: Quick infographics that actually look good.

Great tool for creating infographics and designs online; a complementary tool to Canva.

May 24, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: If you liked Canva and didn't find Tailor Brands an adequate enough solution, then you're in for a treat: wonderful infographics with very easy to align layout, great free design options and a very easy-to-use interface.

Couple it with Canva, and you got 95% of all graphics needs covered without paying a dime.

Cons: There are missing icons IMHO; I couldn't find the "EU" flag or "Europe" on the map (on its own) for an infographic, which forced me to import these images from the internet, but other than that - this is a great solution for most of your needs.

Overall: Great option as a complementary tool for Canva; answers 95% of your needs with ease.

I would gladly recommend it to anyone!

the best software to make infographics and brochures that I have tried without paying anything.

Jun 22, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: excellent templates, available for free and also for payment.
It is very easy to use, you learn in a very short time to use the functions of the program.
It is free for most of the things that one needs to do.
allows to easily make infographics, presentations, posters, flyers and reports.
allows download in png format and share in social networks.

Cons: It is a bit slow to load the editor and update the changes.
To use the animated icons and download the presentation, infographic or printable you must update to the "pro" payment plan.

Overall: It allowed me to create infographics and brochures for the tasks assigned to me in the university.

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Perfect for creating infographoc for presentations or for sharing on social media

Apr 04, 2018
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: This program allows us to create good quality infographics for presentations and social media quickly and completely.

Cons: I dislike that the software branding appears so large at the bottom of the image as it can be distracting to viewers.

Overall: This software helps us create detailed images that can illustrate important points specific to our industry that are not available pre made for purchase.

A superb tool for making crisp Infographics.

May 26, 2018
4/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: It's wonderfully focused, allowing you to make some very impressive infographics without a bunch of unnecessary extra features that you'd never actually use,

Cons: It could do with adding the ability to preview the finished infographic based on the file type you chose as it reorients slightly to meet file type requirements.

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My experience was nice since you can create designs thanks to its predesigned templates.

May 01, 2018
3/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: You can add your own image as a background, you can add GIFs to presentations and work much better from Chrome or Firefox.

Cons: you can not add too many elements because you can congest the content, neither should much text be added.

Overall: My benefits in this software was the one that can be shared on social networks and I was able to add a lot of color and I liked that.

Very fun

May 21, 2018
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: What I liked most about this software called piktochart was that it did not feel overcrowded. I felt overcrowded using other infographic makers.

Cons: What I did not like very much about piktochart software was how much you needed to do to make your infographic easier to make. You had to change a lot of settings to make it easier for yourself and that felt like a hassle.

This definitely gets the job done

Apr 24, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: I found it very easy to make good graphics. They make the templates very easy to fill in and make it look custom.

Cons: Sometimes these graphs can look very similar because of the templates. Maybe I just need to be more creative