Want to create posters but don’t have the resources or money to do it? Not a problem because we are going to share 5 free online tools that let you create amazing posters. And that too without installing any software on your PC. Creating posters can be a challenging task especially if you don’t have any previous experience. However, thanks to Adobe Spark and a few other online tools you can now create stunning posters with their intuitive graphical interface. Most of those tools have built-in templates that you can modify and create your own graphics. We have sorted the tools according to our own ranking criteria. This should help you choose the ones that suit you.
Here are the six free online tools that let you create posters:
- Adobe Spark
- Canva Poster Maker Tool
- Brother Creative Center
Here are the brief descriptions on the above mentioned tools:
1. Adobe Spark
Adobe has developed an online tool known as “Adobe Spark” that lets users create posters for free. Their software works like this:
- First you pick the size of the poster that suits your requirement
- You will be given a list of themes that you can choose from
- Choose a background image for your poster. You can upload it from your PC and also from your social media accounts
- You can then add text to your poster in whatever font and shape you want
- Then you can download it on your PC and share it online
Postermywall.com is another online tool for creating free posters. However, with free accounts you won’t be able to take advantage of some premium features. Although you will be able to design your posters using thousands of templates available and download them to your PC. If you want flyer and poster quality downloads then you will have to pay a small price. The best thing about PosterMyWall is the huge number of professionally designed templates that you can use to design your posters. The templates are even categorized based on the occasion that you want to design for. They also allow teachers to create free accounts to manage student projects.
Canva has also made it to our top 5 list because of the amazing features it lets you use for free. If you have already used Canva for designing banners and cover photos then you already know what an awesome tool it is. And now they also have a Poster maker tool that lets you create free posters just by dragging and dropping. You have the option to upload your own photos and backgrounds or use their templates and graphics. Canva also offers very nice filters and tools to fix your images and modify them.
Fotor is also an excellent tool for designing superb graphics whether it’s a banner, a logo or a background image. Fotor also comes with a nice Poster maker that lets you design posters for free. All you need to do it create an account on their website, select a theme from thousands of designs available in their repository and create your own posters. Fotor also comes with an upgraded version for a very small fee if you want to use the advanced features. Also note that the free version will contain watermarks in the images.
You all have heard of Brother that supplies superb quality printers and scanners right? Apparently they also have an amazing online software that lets you customize and create your own free printable posters. They have hundreds of poster designs available on their website that you can use to modify and build your own designs with their online tool. They have even categorized their designs based on types of events to help you short list the ones you’re interested in. For this to work you need to install Adobe Flash player on your PC. You can get it from HERE.
As a bonus we have decided to include another amazing tool that you can use to create posters and other graphics. You can also create Presentations, Infographics, Wireframes and Reports with Visme. They have thousands of templates available that you can use to create those graphics. However, with a free account you can create 3 projects and there are a limited number of templates available. You can download your free graphics in JPG and PNG formats.
DesignCap is an excellent online poster maker that helps you make brilliant and engaging posters within a few minutes. It comes with an intuitive interface and offers hundreds of professionally designed poster templates, so you don’t have to start from scratch. Choose from an impressive number of stock photos, cilparts, fonts, icons, shapes, lines, and backgrounds, you can easily create beautiful posters to impress your audience and extend your reach. The best part, you can get access to its whole features and resources for free, even without registration.
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