Teachers Talk...Canva vs. Piktochart

Canva and Piktochart are two of the most popular infographic platforms available for educators to experiment with.  Infographics can highlight information visually and symbolically, and are great summary and strategic path-building tools. In this showdown, our team compares and contrasts the specific features and limitations that Canva and Piktochart each bring to the classroom, while overviewing infographics more generally.

License: Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) (2019)

2024 Update: Canva has expanded its features so that while it still can be used for infographics, it can be used for all kinds of graphic design products, including videos, posters, presentations, and social media content. See current privacy policies for Canva and Piktochart; know that both tools still have free versions with reasonable capacity; with Canva, K-12 schools can apply for free accounts; see current Piktochart pricing.