Piktochart vs Canva

For businesses, Piktochart offers a way to turn dry, boring data into a clear story that gets the message across — even if you have no design experience.

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Why choose Piktochart over Canva?

Canva has a ton of cool templates and visuals, but you end up spending more time browsing templates than getting your work done. Piktochart focuses on getting your message across through visual communication in the shortest time possible, offering collaboration features, unlimited access to templates, and more across all plans. Even the free one.

Piktochart support benefit Personalized customer service

Because Piktochart is a smaller company, we can provide our customers with a more personal experience. You’ll love our support team. We started back in 2012 and we’re bootstrapped, which means we’ve grown through the trust our 6 million users have put in us.

Piktochart focused on message Plenty of benefits

All users get unlimited access to templates, images, illustrations, icons, charts, and maps. Collaboration features are available for all plans, and Pro & Enterprise give many more extra benefits starting at only $14/month.

Piktochart built for businesses Built for businesses

Canva is great for people who want to share graphics on social media. Piktochart focuses more on business communication. Build a professional presentation, impress with a progress report, or reduce information overload with a beautiful infographic.

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Templates

Get access to all assets and templates

With Canva, you only get access to all images, icons, and illustrations if you have a paid account. With Piktochart, you get access to all templates from the get go. No need to get a paid account to try out all the different templates.

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Assets

Focused on communicating data

Canva is great if you want to design a wedding invitation yourself. Piktochart, on the other hand, focuses more on the communication that goes on inside a business every day. From reporting on progress, to visualizing standard operating procedures or making a company announcement.

Link up a Google sheet to your graphic and display the data in a variety of charts and graphs. Line graphs, bar charts, pie charts… All of them can be customized to your liking.

What others are saying

Piktochart focuses on getting the message across in the shortest time possible, not just helping you create a nice visual.

Piktochart is focused on business communication. That includes reporting, visualizing SOPs, creating social media posts, and internal marketing.

Team work makes the dream work. With Piktochart you make sure everyone stays on the same page. Share you visual, leave comments, and work together to create visuals that get the message across.

Ever feel like everyone around you suddenly became an expert in Photoshop? They’re using templates. Piktochart has plenty of templates made by professional designers. Just pick a template, add your data, and people will start wondering if you’ve become a Photoshop expert as well. And if you ever stuck, don’t worry; our support team is here for you.

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What you can do with Piktochart

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Branding

Customize to your brand in seconds

With Piktochart’s “brand assets” your content is always on-brand. Simply drag your logo or a screenshot of your website to magically extract the brand colors. Do you want to use your company fonts? All it takes are three clicks to do that. Your custom color palette and uploaded fonts will be added to the editor so that you or your team can easily apply them to any new project.

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Collaboration

Collaborate with your team

Bring your team members into one single location. Share your visual work, your brand assets, and review your peers’ work on the fly. With Piktochart, everyone’s on the same page. Finally.

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Data Visualization

Visualize your data with charts and maps

Choose from a library of over 300 infographics, presentations, reports, social media graphics, and print templates designed by visual communication experts. Wherever your ideas take you, you might just get there faster with our ready-made designs. No matter your account type, you always have access to all templates.

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Online and offline sharing

Share your visual with the world

Want to share your visual during a video call or a virtual conference? No problem. Easily switch to presentation mode and you are ready to go. You can also download your graphic in .jpg, .png, or .pdf format and share it on social media or offline with your stakeholders.

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Check out some of our templates

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Piktochart is the same as Canva in the sense that they’re both drag-and-drop editors that allow you to create visuals. However, a big difference is that Piktochart is more aimed at professional users who need to communicate with colleagues and managers.

You can create infographics with a lot of design tools. Piktochart, however, lets you create an infographic easily, even if you have no design experience.

Piktochart is good for creating professional-looking infographics, reports, and presentations. It specializes in long-form infographics that communicate data. It’s good at visualizing processes, reporting on data, and keeping your company up to date.

With Piktochart Team, you can collaborate with colleagues. Keep your branding consistent by adding brand colors and fonts. Set permissions and ask managers to review your visual.

Infographics are easy to create with Piktochart. Gather your data, pick a template, add your data to the template and download your infographic.

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