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Make engaging YouTube banners in minutes.

Easy-to-customize YouTube banner maker. Lots of templates to choose from. Insert your information easily. Download as a high-resolution image.

Create your YouTube banner it's free and super easy.
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Customize your YouTube banner with your own graphics and fonts.

Upload your images into the Visme library and arrange them either as a background or image element. Crop and shape as you wish, or add filters and frames to make the composition more unique.

Customize the colors of the shapes and background to match your brand. Leave some space for the text and arrange accordingly.

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Quick Tips for Using the YouTube Banner Maker

  • Have all the info ready for your YouTube banner. Set up a folder on your desktop with all the images, logos and text you need to make the design.
  • Visualize the main idea for your banner and sketch a few ideas on paper. If using a photo of yourself, have a few different options to choose from within the YouTube banner creator.
  • Log in to Visme and click on the Social graphics tab to access the YouTube banner maker.
  • Pick a template to start with. If you change your mind later, you can select another template inside the editor.
  • Upload all your images into the YouTube banner maker. When you add an image into the canvas it gives you the option of adding it as a background or an image element. Add filter effects or crop the images into frames.
  • Add icons and shapes from the left-hand graphics panel. Customize the colors and sizes and arrange into a balanced composition.
  • Add your text and information into the placeholders and choose your brand fonts. Change the size and color of the text easily. Follow the color palette from your style guide. Use the theme colors if you are creating for a client.
  • Keep all the important elements close to the center horizontally so that it looks good on both desktop and mobile.
  • If you have a Visme Standard Plan you can save your YouTube banner as a template to use again later.
  • Download easily from the YouTube banner creator and upload to your YouTube channel.

Simple YouTube banner maker

YouTube banners are the best way to show your audience what your channel is all about. Browse our great selection of templates or create your banner on a blank canvas.

Use images, colors and your brand fonts within the YouTube banner maker to create a balanced and engaging banner. Download easily and upload to your YouTube channel.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you create a Visme account?

Simply go to and create a free account with just your name and email.

How much does it cost to create a YouTube banner with the YouTube banner maker?

It’s absolutely free to use the YouTube banner creator. All the templates are free to use and so are all the visual resources inside the editor.

Are the templates completely customizable?

Yes. All templates are infinitely customizable. You can also add your own images and graphics if you don’t want to use the ones provided in the left-hand panel of the editor.

Can I use my Brand Kit with the YouTube banner maker?

Yes. When you have a Brand Kit set up in Visme, it is available for all sorts of projects, not only YouTube banners. To have a Brand Kit you need to purchase a Standard Plan.

Are there templates for different niches?

Yes, the variety of templates is extensive. We are sure you will find one that will be perfect for your YouTube banner. If in the end you can’t find one, just use a blank canvas and content blocks for help. And if you think we need some templates for specific niches, do let us know!

Will my YouTube banner also work for Facebook or Twitter?

No, because it’s a different size and proportion. What you can do is duplicate the YouTube banner and then resize it from inside the editor. You can repeat the process for all banners in all sizes.

How to use the YouTube banner maker in 3 easy steps:

Step 1

Log in to Visme to start a new project. Access the YouTube banner maker by clicking on the Social Graphics tab and then the YouTube icon. Browse through the templates until you find the one that suits your vision.

Step 2

Add your images and information to the YouTube banner maker. Customize the colors and fonts according to your brand style guide. If you have a Visme Brand Kit, all assets are available inside the YouTube banner creator.

Step 3

Arrange all elements to create a balanced composition in which all text is readable and your brand is easily recognizable. Download the finished banner and upload easily into your YouTube channel.


Use the YouTube banner maker to create banners in minutes.

Log in to Visme and start a new project. Click on the Social Graphics tab and choose the YouTube icon to enter the YouTube banner maker. Browse the collection of templates to find the one that best fits your needs.


Add your text and customize the fonts. Download your banner as an image and upload to YouTube.

The YouTube banner creator will let you customize everything, including the shapes, icons, fonts, and colors. If you want to add any more visuals to your banner, the left-hand panel has plenty of options.

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Visme gives you a ton of graphic assets in one place

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Photos and Icons

Customize your banners
  • Search an extensive bank of millions of free images for commercial and editorial use
  • Choose from thousands of high-quality vector icons with editable color schemes
  • Tap into dynamic shapes that can be resized to fit your content without distortion
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Hundreds of Fonts

Personalize your content
  • Choose from hundreds of free fonts across a variety of styles
  • Select from popular fonts, including all types of serif, sans serif, slab and display fonts
  • Upload your own fonts and define your brand colors using the Visme brand kit

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