Create YouTube Channel Art In Under 60 Seconds

Use templates, high-res images, and graphics to make professional looking YouTube channel art (even if you aren't a designer).

YouTube channel art maker

Updating your channel art shouldn't be a hassle...

...yet here you are, looking for a new way to whip up graphics for your YouTube channel. That's because most alternatives come with major shortcomings

Chore

Photoshop makes banner design a chore.

First you need to figure out the proper image dimensions that account for TV, tablet and mobile viewing areas. Then you need to spend hours learning the software and navigating through a maze of features you'll never use.

Expensive

Graphic designers are expensive and slow.

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. When they send you the finished design, it's pretty, but not exactly what you envisioned.

Hassle

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.

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Create YouTube channel art on the fly with Snappa

  • Save time by starting with the ideal image dimensions for YouTube channels
  • Start with one of many professionally designed YouTube channel art templates to throw together eye catching YouTube channel art in seconds
  • Customize templates, graphics, and text to create on-brand channel art
  • Access 4,000,000+ 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
  • Repurpose YouTube channel art for your other social media profiles and vice versa in a couple of clicks

Pump out your next YouTube banner in seconds with Snappa.

Examples of YouTube channel art created in under 60 seconds

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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 YouTube Channel Art in 4 steps with Snappa

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Click on 'YouTube Channel Art' to start with the perfect image dimensions.

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

Youtube Channel Art templates

3

Swap background images with stock photos 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 channel art and upload it to YouTube. It will fit perfectly and customers will think you hired a professional graphic designer.

Download your Youtube Channel Art

See why 100,000+ marketers and YouTubers choose Snappa to create stunning channel art.

What's to love about Snappa's channel art maker?

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Never worry about YouTube channel art dimensions again

YouTube channel art dimensions are available as a preset. A single click creates a canvas suited for YouTube channel art design; including mobile, tablet and TV safe zones.

Magically resize your channel art

With image resizing, you can design your channel art one time and then repurpose it for your other platforms. For example, in a couple of clicks, you can turn a channel art into a display ad, or a Twitter cover into a Facebook cover and email header.

Use templates to create pro YouTube channel art in seconds

You don't always have time to dream up 100% original YouTube channel art. With Snappa, you have access to professionally designed YouTube channel art 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

Speedometer

Designed for speed

Spend less time making YouTube banners and more time recording videos, creating content, and growing your audience.

Magic wand

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.

Create YouTube banners to show off your channel and showcase your talent.

Frequently Asked Questions

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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 templates for YouTube and all other major social media platforms, and 3 and 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 YouTube channel art design?

No. In addition to creating YouTube channel art, 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 design your next YouTube channel art?