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Free online YouTube thumbnail maker

You can make the best video thumbnails your viewers have ever seen with our YouTube video thumbnail maker. We have everything you need for you to start designing one right now.

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How to make a YouTube thumbnail

Our YouTube thumbnail maker is so easy to use that anyone with little or no design experience can come out with an amazing, professional-looking thumbnail in no time. Here's how to make a YouTube thumbnail:

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    Start from a template

    You can start from scratch when creating your thumbnail or start from one of our gorgeous YouTube thumbnail templates.

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    Customize your thumbnail

    Once you have your template or main design, you need to personalize it. Every template is 100% customizable, which means you can change the font, images, or any other element.

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    Once you've edited your thumbnail to your liking, it's time to download your work as JPG or PNG. Yes, it's that easy.

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    Upload your thumbnail

    After you upload your video on YouTube, go to the Thumbnail section and upload the image you just created in Creatopy, hit Save, and you’re done.

YouTube thumbnail templates designed by professionals

Be inspired by or choose a template from the ones below as a starting point for your next YouTube thumbnail. All of our templates are made by professional designers, so that you can cut the creative process in half. Edit something here and there and have a custom thumbnail in minutes.

All the images you could ever need

Our stock images gallery has everything you ever needed for your YouTube Thumbnail, from cars to interior design, and even make-up. With our collection of over 2 million photos, surely you'll find something to use for your thumbnail background.

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The perfect YouTube thumbnail size

We already have the perfect YouTube video thumbnail dimensions ready for you to use. After you click on the predefined YouTube thumbnail size, you can find plenty of templates that are ready to use.

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The only YouTube thumbnail creator you need

We have everything from templates, font presets, stock images, textures, elements, and more. Use Creatopy for all your video thumbnail needs, and more. You can use our platform for virtually anything, so why not sign up today?

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Start making YouTube thumbnails now

Now that you have all the information and skills to create YouTube thumbnails, what are you waiting for? Use our YouTube thumbnail maker and get to designing! Your subscribers are waiting for your next awesome video. Don't delay by spending too much time editing your thumbnail with other programs. Use our YouTube thumbnail maker and be done in minutes.