• María Angeles Paredes

5 Apps That Can Replace A Graphic Designer


Over the years visual content, as we have mentioned in many of our posts, has become a safe success formula for a lot of brands. Dynamic content is the leader when it comes to the biggest number of clicks, views, and visits in all studies, but coming up with the new ideas becomes more and more complicated – it feels as if everything has been done in one way or another.


However, just as the content has evolved, so has technology. And although we still have the classic tools for design and editing of such content like Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects or Final Cut, there are lots of applications and websites that can facilitate the process of content creation without the help of a professional graphic designer. Here are a few of them.


1. Canva

This website lets you choose an option among thousands of templates as the basis for your design. Whether it is cards for birthday parties, Christmas, christenings or just a detail for a present, they have many themes and images to help you.


The first step is to choose a template, then you can add default or custom images, and finally add the text you want! A very good added value that this app has, is that it can help you with the copies too.


However, it doesn't just stay on theme cards. Little by little, they have expanded their market, and now you can create content for your social networks, even including animations.


2. PicsArt


It is a set of various image and video editors, which help you make the entire editing process easier. Its filters, effects, stickers, and brushes will bring you closer to reaching the style you want, and will make you stand out from the sea of ​​content that is posted on social networks every day!


3. Pixlr



This online editor has several features similar to Photoshop. But don't go too crazy, you can only do so much! Like adjust the size, brightness, contrast and erase the background of the images, draw a little here and there… And yes, there are many apps that have these functions and more, but simple things can always be very helpful!


4. Adobe Spark



Adobe always succeeds in providing us with the best of its programs through the simpler versions for designed for mobile such as Lightroom, Photoshop and Rush Pro (which is a version of Premiere).


Adobe Spark brings us a combination of Photoshop and Illustrator in one place, allows you to create simple and more complex compositions through its templates that include images, animations, and videos!


5. PicMonkey


This site is perfect when you need to work on a collage creation instead of a single image. Thanks to its vast number of templates and effects, you can make your photo collection visible all-in-one thanks to this website! Apart from collage constructor it also has tools to create advertising materials and social media posts.


Nowadays, with so much competition, it is always important to have the best visual content, however, sometimes we have to get out of trouble as quickly as possible and for that, these apps are our best friends!


On the other hand, if you are not in a hurry, and want professional help in order to stand out from the competition, contact us HERE! Our graphic design team will be happy to accommodate.