Not everyone will agree but there’s a pretty good chance that smartphones have slowly overtaken PCs and computers. Sure these mobile phones can’t replace heavy software and PC equipment needed in big offices and workplaces but for the average consumer, technology has shifted towards portable devices. Adobe Photoshop has always been one of the biggest graphic designing magnates in history and perhaps it still is. But now, with apps like Canva, the hold of Adobe on its throne as the best graphic designing solution is slowly faltering. Many on-the-go graphic designer and average consumers choose this app on their smartphones for a quick art design. Canva provides stunning and professional editing and designing capabilities that are adequate for most people and it’s absolutely free to download. You can get this app on your smartphone through the Google Play Store or the Apple iTunes Store.
Canva is an Editor’s Choice app with a nearly perfect feedback track record. It delivers some wonderful features that are adequate enough for people looking for quick graphic designing solutions. In fact, it’s even a good option for a professional that needs to make a quick edit or design without opening his laptop.
With over 60k templates to offer, Canva is undeniably one the best graphic editing and photo editing app in the app store currently. Although you can create your own template from scratch through this app, there are thousands of premade designs that you can search for, explore and add to your next design. Canva is perfect for students and adults alike. It’s also amazing to make your social media posts most aesthetically appealing and professional.
Canva is popularly used for Instagram and Facebook posts and stories as well as Twitter headers and YouTube banners and thumbnails. Apart from social media, you can make use of this excellent and versatile graphic designing application for more real life purposes. Canva can help you design and create exquisite and unique invitation cards, posters, flyers, blog banners, collages and even wedding invitations.
To begin your design, you need to search a template of your choice from the app’s library. If you’re looking to make a wedding invitation card, you can make use of the colorful range of wedding templates that Canva’s library has to offer. Alternatively, you could get innovative and start your template design from scratch. Starting from scratch isn’t as fruitful and professional as using a pre-made design though because there’s only so much you can edit on your smart device.
The app also offers over a million stock photos that you can add in your designs. These photos are high in quality and you’re bound to find something relevant. You can also edit and touch up on the photos you upload on your design. The built-in Canva photo editor hosts a number of features from basic editing tools to more professional editing filters. Since Canva is primarily a graphic designing application, you might not be completely satisfied with the photo editor.
Canva also lets you add exotic text and captions on your photos and designs to make them look even more appealing. The app offers over a hundred different font styles and you can position, resize and rotate the text the way you want it.
Once your design is complete, you can directly share your creation through your social media accounts or you can save your photos to your phone’s gallery. The export formats are various with some formats more higher quality than others.
Canva is one of those few apps that have a near perfect star rating on the app store. Apart from a few technical issues reported, most users seem to be completely happy with the app and what it has to offer.
Canva: Graphic Design for Flyers, Logos & Posters is one of the top apps in the Entertainmet app category, which belongs to Canva. It's last update was on 12 February 2019 and it has been already downloaded 10,000,000+ times. On the app store it has now 628,637 reviews. After you get to Canva: Graphic Design for Flyers, Logos & Posters page on the app store, click install & enjoy it.