YouTube thumbnail maker

Use our intuitive YouTube video thumbnail maker to simply drag and drop design elements and create the best thumbnails. We help you attract more lasting user engagement.

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step by step

How to make a YouTube thumbnail

You don't have to start from scratch; you can choose a professionally designed template from the ones below and start adding images, text, and other elements. Loosen up your creativity and create a modern YouTube thumbnail.

  • 1

    Sign up or login

    Signup or login in Creatopy dashboard for free to start creating your thumbnail. Inside our tool, select the thumbnail size and start designing.

  • 2

    Choose a template

    Choose a YouTube thumbnail template from our gallery or start with a blank canvas. Our professional designers have created a wide variety of template themes, suited for any business need.

  • 3

    Customize your thumbnail

    Customize your thumbnail using our drag and drop editor. Add images, shapes, texts and colors. Combine different elements until you get the right mix.

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    Once you've edited your thumbnail to your liking, it's time to download your work into your favourite format. You can return at any time to our editor, make changes to your design and re-download it.

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All the assets you could ever need

We have everything you need to design your thumbnail from templates to font presets, stock images, textures, and more. Simply drag and drop them onto your design. Boost your viewership with our YouTube thumbnail creator.

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The perfect size

We've got you covered on technical aspects so you can focus on creating a clean and simple design to attract more user engagement.

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Get started now

Use our scalable pricing options to upgrade your plan to match your design needs. Save more time and money by using our YouTube thumbnail maker for your whole team.