Create a Profile Picture In Under 60 Seconds

Snappa’s free profile picture maker is loaded with stunning templates, high-res image backgrounds, and everything else you need to make a professional looking display photo.

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Making a profile picture shouldn't be a hassle...

...yet here you are, looking for a new way to whip up a professional looking display photo in record time. That’s because most alternatives come with major shortcomings.


Photoshop makes profile photo design a chore.

First, you need to figure out what image dimensions to use. Then you need to spend hours learning the software and navigating through a maze of features you don’t even need!


Graphic designers are expensive and slow.

When you're dealing with graphic designers, you need to wait for your request to reach the top of their to-do list, and that’s if you can even afford a designer.


Most web-based design tools are clunky and difficult to use.

Plus, the best photos and graphics in their libraries, the ones you would actually want people to see, cost extra.


Create profile pictures on the fly with Snappa

  • Save time by starting with the ideal profile picture dimensions
  • Start with one of many professionally designed profile picture templates to throw together eye-catching display photos in seconds
  • Customize templates, graphics, and text to create a visually stunning display picture
  • Access 5,000,000+ of high-res, totally not cheesy, 100% royalty-free stock photos from our library
  • Add the polish typically reserved for professional graphic designers with customizable graphics, shapes, and text
  • Download your images as a web optimized JPG, high-res PNG, Retina JPG, or Retina PNG

Pump out your next profile picture in seconds with Snappa.

Examples of profile pictures created in under 60 seconds

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Sujan Patel Quote

Snappa is the best tool I've used to create images for blog posts & Facebook ads. In 5 minutes I can do what used to take me hours to do or pay designers to do.

Sujan Patel,
Co-founder of Webprofits

Make a profile picture in 4 steps with Snappa



Click on ‘Profile Picture’ to start with the perfect image dimensions.

Profile picture sizes


Choose from a bunch of easily customizable profile photo templates to save time and look like a pro. Or, start from scratch to unleash your inner creative.

Profile picture templates


Swap background images with stock photos & patterns that are high resolution, 100% free, and just a click away inside of Snappa. Then add, subtract, and modify text, graphics, and shapes until your graphic is exactly what you envisioned.

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Download your new profile photo and upload it to the social media platform of choice. It will fit perfectly and customers will think you hired a professional graphic designer.

Download your Profile picture

See why 100,000+ users and social media influencers choose Snappa to create cool profile pictures.

What’s to love about Snappa’s profile picture maker?


Never worry about profile picture dimensions again

Profile picture dimensions are available as a preset. A single click creates a canvas suited for any display photo design. Of course, if you want to create graphics for other platforms, we include dimension presets for YouTube channel art, Facebook cover photos, social media posts, and display ads. And image resizing makes it dead simple to repurpose an image for all other platforms.

Easy access to our library for royalty-free photos

You can find the perfect background image for your profile picture without searching through a handful of stock photo sites, worrying about image rights, and paying extra for the best images. It’s all inside of Snappa, and it’s free. Of course, you can also upload your own images.

Use templates to create a cool profile picture in seconds

You don’t always have time to dream up a 100% original display photo. With Snappa, you have access to professionally designed profile picture templates. Now you can be confident that your visual elements are well-proportioned, that your text elements are balanced, and that your colors complement one another. And you can customize everything about a template to make it match your vision and brand.

Snappa is fast, easy to use, and everything's included


Designed for speed

Spend less time making profile pictures and more time writing copy, creating content, and growing your audience.

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No learning curve

Use Snappa like a pro without watching long video tutorials, reading how-to posts, or being a graphic designer.

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Everything included

All photos and graphics included in Snappa are 100% royalty-free and licensed for commercial use. No extra fees.

See why influencers and top brands
choose Snappa to create stunning profile pictures.

Frequently Asked Questions


How long does Snappa’s free trial last?

You can use Snappa for as long as you like without paying a dime. You have access to thousands of photos and graphics, professionally designed profile picture templates and all other major social media platforms, and 3 downloads per month. Even our most powerful time-saving features such as automatic image resizing are yours on the free plan. We only want you to consider a paid account when Snappa becomes an important tool that saves you a ton of time and headache each month.

Is Snappa only for profile picture designs?

No. In addition to creating profile photos, you can create graphics for:

Are your photos licensed for commercial use?

They sure are! All photos and graphics included in Snappa are 100% royalty-free. They can be used for both commercial and non-commercial purposes and you are not required to provide attribution.

Does Snappa offer customer support?

All members have access to video tutorials, detailed help docs categorized by topic, answers to FAQs, and email support.

Olga Andrienko Quote

Snappa is a must have tool for the non-designers who publish content online. It's super easy to use and has a nice set of templates, and despite its simplicity offers unlimited possibilities for creative minds.

Olga Andrienko,
Communications & Social Media Lead @ SEMrush

Ready to create your next profile picture?