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YouTube Thumbnail Maker

Design Wizard's easy-to-use YouTube thumbnail maker allows you to design and download your unique thumbnails. Browse our selection of professionally designed templates to draw the eyes of YouTubers to your video.

YouTube thumbnails have a massive influence on how many clicks a YouTube video gets from the sidebar, so it's important to have it looking interesting and enticing.

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Easy-to-use thumbnail creator

Our thumbnail maker is a powerful tool that is very easy to use. Anyone can create and download quality YouTube thumbnails in minutes. Our incredible features and design elements mean there is no need for any previous graphic design experience. Our templates are ready to go and fully customizable to suit your video.

Start Your YouTube Thumbnails with Design Wizard's Thumbnail Maker

Your custom thumbnail design depends very much on the type of video you are creating it for. Make sure the thumbnail is somewhat reflective of the content in the video. Choose an appropriate template from our selection of stunning designs. Add any relevant information through text and graphic elements to give them a better idea of what to expect. Change the background, play around with fonts, go ahead and have some fun with your YouTube thumbnail!

1920×1080 pixels. However, there is no need to worry about how to get the perfect pixel size for your thumbnail. Our templates have the correct YouTube thumbnail dimensions, so you don't have to worry about your thumbnail being too small or too big. 

Simply choose a template that is close to what you are looking for and edit it however you like in order to create the perfect custom video thumbnail to match the outstanding quality content you put out on your YouTube channel.

Can I use my own images to design my YouTube templates?

Yes. With Design Wizard's YouTube thumbnail maker, it's simple to upload your own images in minutes. Once they are uploaded, simply drag and drop to add them to your thumbnail.

You also have access to thousands of free photos and graphics which can be used when creating your custom thumbnail. Not only can they be used for your thumbnails, but we have a huge range of other social media templates, such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and more, should you wish to use our media library with them.

YouTube Thumbnails: The Creation Process

It's easy. Select a YouTube thumbnail template you like. Now think of what image or bits of info might be good to hint at what the video is about. These could be different design elements, graphics, words, color, or background images. Choose from a wide range of custom fonts and available images in our media library. You can combine the previously mentioned to create a professional-looking YouTube thumbnail that lets people know what to expect. There are literally tons of choices to suit an array of content needs.

If our templates don't match your videos, you can also use a blank canvas as your starting point. Make sure not to clutter your visual elements as this could be off-putting to anyone who views it. A clear thumbnail layout will be much more attractive to someone browsing YouTube. Design Wizard's online tool ensures easy customization, but should you need any assistance, our customer support is on hand to help.

Once you finish designing your thumbnail, and you are happy with your personalized layout and amazing images you have chosen, your thumbnail is ready to download.

Why Create a YouTube Thumbnail: The More Information About Your Video Content, The Better

A YouTube Thumbnail really is that cover by which users are judging your proverbial book. When searching through YouTube thumbnails to find a certain video, people are going to want choices. Your YouTube thumbnail is not only helping to give them those choices but it is also saving them the time it takes to have to actually watch portions of the video in order to figure out what that video's content is all about. A YouTube thumbnail really is about giving users a free and easy way to "preview" videos thereby saving them a ton of time. Our thumbnail creator is bound to gain you followers.

Make Beautiful Thumbnails in No Time At All

Anyone can start to create something amazing using Design Wizard's YouTube thumbnail templates. Our professionals have done the heavy lifting for you. Now you have to just log on to your Design Wizard account. And using our thumbnail maker, create the perfect YouTube thumbnail for your video.

Think about the content of your video, consider your brand (you may even want to incorporate your company logo). Even a novice can change up images, the background, fonts, add icons, add a photo; the choices in terms of what you can customize are virtually endless.

The key is to make your YouTube thumbnail eye-catching and beautiful while at the same time making sure that you include all necessary information. After all, you want people to take away key details about your brand from your YouTube thumbnail. Start simple and add those free images and icons, among other content elements, that will help make your YouTube thumbnail stand out.