YouTube thumbnails

Online YouTube thumbnail maker

Our YouTube thumbnail maker is designed to simplify the process of creating stunning video thumbnails that grab your audience's attention and encourage them to click through and watch your video. Whether you're a seasoned YouTuber or just getting started, this is the perfect tool for enhancing your channel's visual appeal.

Creatopy's YouTube thumbnail maker

Businesses all over the world trust Creatopy

brand consistent thumbnails

Keep brand consistency across your

YouTube channel

Creatopy enables you to create a Brand Kit that contains your brand's visual identity elements, including your logo, fonts, images, color schemes, and other branded graphics. By doing so, you'll have all the necessary assets ready to refresh your YouTube thumbnail while maintaining consistency with your brand's image.

Brand kit creator

endless options

Design with premium creative elements

Unlock your full creative potential with the help of the premium stock libraries in Creatopy. With over 20 million high-quality Shutterstock images, as well as original illustrations, shapes, masks, lines, icons, and logos, the possibilities for your creations are truly limitless. Or you can easily upload your own files and start creating immediately.

Premium stock library

blend mode & background remover

Enhance your
editing skills

With the help of blend modes, you can combine two separate elements or images in unique ways, creating a new and interesting visual effect. Additionally, you can use the background remover tool to personalize your images even further, removing any distracting elements or unwanted backgrounds. Check how everything looks by clicking the preview button.

background remover tool

feature highlights

Why use Creatopy for YouTube

thumbnail design

Create YouTube video thumbnails that perfectly complement your video content. Establish a polished online presence that is sure to leave a lasting impression on your audience.

Drag and drop editor

Creating stunning YouTube thumbnails is effortless with Creatopy, even if you lack expertise in design. The extensive library of graphic elements, illustrations, and various other assets can be easily accessed in just a few clicks.

Complex rich text

Enhance the appearance of your YouTube thumbnails by using strikethroughs, superscripts, or subscripts. You can now take advantage of your Brand Kit typography to have greater control over font style and weight, allowing for improved customization of text.

Color shuffle

Experience the true meaning of effortless brand alignment with intuitive tools designed to make your design process as smooth as possible. Instantly add your brand color palette to any template by using the color shuffle functionality.


I like having our team members all in one space where we can collaborate on creative assets. It's nice we can import our own brand assets into the platform.

Eric Jackson-Sarkany, Demand

Generation Strategist - D2L


Creatopy lets our team take our design work to the next level by making it easy to build dynamic, social, and digital content quickly and efficiently. These tools are just what we needed to scale up the work we do in the digital space.

Jesse Godfrey

Clemson University

Byte Project

The ability to create banners in different formats in the blink of an eye by changing the resolution and repositioning objects is extraordinary. Available templates are modern.

Giorgio Russo

Byte Project

YouTube thumbnail creation in 4 easy steps

How to make a YouTube thumbnail

Enjoy using an intuitive platform that helps you make your YouTube thumbnail in minutes.

Get started

Sign in to Creatopy and search for the YouTube video thumbnail. Select the YouTube video thumbnail size, 1280 x 720, and you’re good to go.

Select a template

Creatopy has YouTube thumbnail templates for different industries. Pick one that you like, or create your thumbnail from scratch.

Personalize your thumbnail

Experiment to get a more personalized design. Upload your video snapshots, add your brand fonts, and play with coloring styles to create a striking preview of your video.

Download your thumbnail

Once you’re done with editing, click the Download button and choose one of the available formats to save your YouTube thumbnail.


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Create high-impact YouTube thumbnails

Create stunning video thumbnails that grab your audience's attention and encourage them to watch your videos. Give it a try today and see how easy it is to take your YouTube channel to the next level!