How to create a YouTube Video Thumbnail using Visme

Here's how to create a thumbnail for your YouTube video using Visme.

Visme is a browser-based drawing application. It falls in the same general category as Adobe Illustrator. It is very powerful but requires more skills than the typical web-based design application.  Visme also offers a free tier that is just fine for creating social media resources such as YouTube thumbnails.. Simply create an account and you're good to go. Here's how to create a thumbnail for your YouTube video using Visme.

  1. Download this template to your computer and open it from the app. Alternatively, create a new canvas using the standard thumbnail size: 1280 x 720.
  2. Add elements, copy, colors, fonts, images, and any other element your design might require to the Layer 1 layer.
  3. Review your final design.
  4. Select File > Export > PNG to download the final thumbnail.
Last modified on September 3, 2020, 1:52 pm
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