Canva is a web-based graphic-design tool offering a drag-and-drop interface that provides access to hundreds of design layouts for creating presentations, social media graphics, posters, flyers, invitations and more. The tool can be used by both non-designers and professionals to create custom web and print media. Users can select from a stock library of over a million photographs, illustrations, graphics, fonts, and more to add to their designs.
Canvas includes preset photo filters and advanced photo editing tools that enable users to add text, stickers, borders, frames and more. Users can upload their photos, vectors and illustrations into the drag-and-drop interface or select from over a million stock library images and add icons, shapes, and various other elements. The platform provides a vast selection of fonts and suggests multiple font combinations that best match a selected typeface.
Users can browse through a variety of fully customizable document templates and designs including eye-catching posters, flyers, pamphlets and presentations, to media kits, tickets, email invitations, social media posts and logos, banners and more. Canva helps teams organize their thoughts and present big ideas with mind maps, charts, and diagrams to make data visually appealing and easy to comprehend.
The Canvas app for iPad allows users to create designs and collaborate on projects while on the go. Users can share their plans directly via Email, to a social media network, messaging apps, or export to their camera roll. Professionally designed layouts for social media pages are perfectly sized for standard Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, and Instagram graphics.
Key Features of Canva:
- Canva social media scheduler (game changer!)
- Presentations can be set to autoplay so that they can play on a loop.
- New and improved Animator.
- Homepage search bar.
- Keyboard shortcuts.
- Collapse the left sidebar for more design space.
- Share your presentation or document as a fullscreen website.
- 100+ languages.
- Publish directly to LinkedIn, Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, Slack and more.
- Presenter view (with notes)
- Embed your YouTube videos, GIFs, Tweets, Facebook posts and more.
- Stacked bar charts.
- Add emojis to your designs.
System Requirement: Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari and Microsoft Edge.
|How to get Canva for free:|
Step 1: Visit the giveaways website of Canva and click into Register now for free.
Step 2: You need to create a Canva account with email students (the type of mail .edu)
Step 3: Check your inbox with the Email you registered above will receive a message of Canva send you to confirm that request a free license yourself.
Step 4: Log into your account Canva and enjoy, as well as experience it!
Note: Student email is required (the type of mail .edu)