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How to Make YouTube Banners in 5 Steps
YouTube banners are the best way to showcase what your channel is all about. Use images, colors and your brand fonts within the YouTube banner maker to create attractive and inviting channel art. Download easily and upload to your YouTube channel.
- Log in to Visme and click on the Social Graphics tab, then the YouTube icon.
- Browse the collection of templates to find the one that best fits your vision.
- Customize the colors, shapes and fonts inside the YouTube banner maker.
- Upload your own images to the banner and customize.
- Download your banner and upload it to your YouTube channel.
Features of the YouTube Banner Maker
Design personalized YouTube banners, also called channel art, with Visme’s free YouTube banner maker equipped with tons of design elements.
Beautiful YouTube banner templates
Start off with one of our professionally designed YouTube banner templates. Upload your images and customize their shape and size with crop and frame tools. Change the text and font for your own personal YouTube channel message.Create Your YouTube Banner
Build your YouTube banner
Customize the colors, shapes, icons and design elements to match your YouTube channel’s brand. Add your logo and YouTube channel name easily. Place all important information in the center for optimized viewing on screens of all sizes.
Customize every aspect of your YouTube banner to decorate your channel
Quickly download your YouTube banner art as an image file. Open your YouTube channel and upload your new YouTube banner design. Change your channel art seasonally or when you have a new video series or promotion.
More Great Features of the YouTube Banner Maker
What is a YouTube Banner?
A YouTube banner is also known as YouTube channel art. It’s the visual element that makes a YouTube channel attractive and engaging. Its purpose is to visualize the channel’s name and the types of content viewers can expect from it.
Use the Visme YouTube banner maker to create attractive channel art quickly and easily.
Choose one of the professionally designed templates in our library. Upload your images or use one of thousands in the editor. Personalize the title and descriptive text. Customize the elements and colors to match your brand.Create Your YouTube Banner
More than a YouTube Banner Maker
Easily design YouTube banners and channel art for free with Visme’s YouTube Banner creator. With thousands of images to choose from and a drag-and-drop interface, you’ll create attractive YouTube banners in no time.
Photos and Graphics
- Library with millions of high-quality background photos and images
- Choose from our large selection vector icons, shapes and design elements
- Use Visme’s editing tools to customize your own images
Create Your YouTube Banner
Tons of Fonts
- Choose your favorite font from lots of different types
- Customize easily with integrated design options
- Upload your own brand fonts seamlessly into the Brand Kit
YouTube Banner Templates
Make your YouTube channel stand out from the rest with an engaging and attractive banner. Choose one of the easy to use YouTube banner templates in our library. They are all the perfect size to fit the banner area on your YouTube channel.
How to Use the YouTube Banner Maker
- Have all the info ready for your YouTube banner. The images, logos and text you need to make the design.
- 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. Select 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.
- 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.
- Keep all the important elements close to the center so it looks good on both desktop and mobile.
- If you have a Visme Complete Plan, save your YouTube banner as a template to use again later.
- Download easily from the YouTube banner creator and upload to your YouTube channel.
Questions About the YouTube Banner Maker
Do I need a Visme account to create YouTube channel art?
Yes, but it’s super easy. Simply go to www.visme.co 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 channel art maker. Many of the templates are free to use and so are all the visual resources inside the editor. If you want to use a premium template, you can sign up for a paid account.
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 Complete 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 upload your images. 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.
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