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Make professional bar graphs in minutes.

Easy-to-use bar graph maker. Customize colors, fonts and backgrounds. Generate animated bar graphs instantly by importing your own data.

Create Your Bar Graph it's free and super easy.
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A powerful yet intuitive bar graph maker

The Visme bar graph maker allows you to create beautifully animated and static charts in minutes. It provides you with both vertical and horizontal bar graphs in flat and isometric designs.

Easily change fonts, colors, and backgrounds. Import live data and color code the bars. The bar graph maker will generate an animated graph which you can insert into any project or share online.

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Customize the bar graph according to your brand.

You can easily customize the colors, the fonts, and backgrounds with Visme's bar chart maker. Choose how the values are shown and where the legend will be placed.

Decide if your bar graph will have hover-over labels and animation. You can even upload background images and apply color overlays to your final design.

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Quick Tips: How to Use the Bar Graph Maker

  • Decide on the vision for your bar graph. What is the data you are going to represent? Where will you use the bar graph? Who is the bar graph for?
  • Before you create your bar graph with the bar graph maker, have all your data values ready in an Excel sheet for easy import. You can also input by hand or sync live data with a Google spreadsheet. For that to work, you have to “Publish to the web.”
  • Find the bar graph that best fits your vision. There are flat style bar graphs as well as isometric 3D bar graphs. Also, you can choose from vertical or horizontal graphs.
  • The bar chart maker already has some data examples to help you create your own. If these don’t help, you can start from scratch.
  • Input your data and decide the way in which the data will be shown. With decimals or percentages, in unitary bars or groups of bars and where the legend will be placed.
  • Customize the fonts in your bar graph to fit your brand style guide. If not creating the bar graph for your brand, choose the fonts to fit the design you are working on. The Settings tab in the bar graph maker will let you customize the font size and color as well.
  • Color code the bars to fit your style guide. You can also customize the colors of the axis lines and the background. Test your bar graph to see if the colors and legend positioning fit well with the rest of the design. Edit again until it’s perfect.
  • If you are working on an interactive infographic or presentation, customize the animation setting to add extra emphasis to your data. There are four animation options to choose from.
  • If inserting more than one bar graph into your project, use the same visual style so that the finished design maintains a unified composition. Turn on the built-in grid in the Visme editor to help align all the elements and make your bar graph look totally professional.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you create a Visme account?

Simply go to and create a free account with just your name and email. Then, choose the Charts option under the Infographics category to browse all templates or choose Custom Size to create your own from scratch.

How much does it cost to create a bar graph with the bar graph maker?

Creating a bar graph with Visme is completely free. If you want to download as a high-resolution PDF or interactive HTML, you can upgrade to a Complete plan.

Are all the fonts available inside the bar graph maker?

Yes. The Graph Engine has all the fonts available, just like in the editor. Even your Brand Kit fonts. Brand Kits are included in the Complete Plan.

Can I create any kind of bar graph with Visme?

Yes, you can make both vertical and horizontal bar graphs. You can also choose from a flat design or a 3D isometric style.

Can I animate bar graphs with the bar graph generator?

All graphs are automatically animated. If your design is interactive it will include the animation. You can also choose to turn the animation off.

How much data can I add into a bar graph?

You can add up to 40 units of data on the x axis and 50 on the y axis. You can also import live data from Google Sheets.

How to Use the Bar Graph Maker in 3 Easy Steps:

Step 1

Log in to Visme and open a new project in the dashboard. To use the bar graph maker, click on the data icon in the menu on the left. Enter the Graph Engine by clicking the button which looks like two charts together.

Step 2

Choose the bar graph which you want to use. Add your data to the bar chart maker, either by hand or by importing an Excel sheet. You can also import live data from a Google spreadsheet. Customize colors, fonts, and backgrounds inside the Settings tab.

Step 3

Easily share your bar graph through the integrated social media sharing tool. Insert into any project or download as a static image file or PDF for printing.


Use the bar graph maker to visualize categories of data.

Pick one of the horizontal or vertical bar graphs, either flat or isometric. Enter your data manually or import into the bar chart maker via an Excel sheet or Google spreadsheet. You can create single, double or stacked bar charts. Categorize and color code your data using up to 50 columns.


Publish and share your bar graphs.

Insert the finished bar graph into any presentation or infographic. Easily share to social media or download as a PDF to be printed.

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Visme gives you ton of great resources to customize graphics:

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Charts and Graphs

Choose from 16+ chart types
  • Select from dozens of graph types, including line, scatter, pie, pyramid, doughnut and radar charts
  • Customize anything, from the fonts and colors to placement of labels and legends
  • Automatically animate your charts and synch to live data from Google Sheets or Excel
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Data Widgets

Visualize numbers with a click
  • Bring your statistics and figures to life with our easy-to-customize data widgets
  • Insert values with one click or use the slider to insert your statistic or figure
  • Customize the colors and size to fit your content and brand guidelines

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