Inspirational Meme

Meme generator

100% fully customizable

Thousands of free templates and layouts

Millions of stock photos and illustrations

Easily download or share

It takes one funny thing on the Internet to brighten up your day. Do the same for others when you deliver your unique brand of wit and humor online through memes. With Canva’s free meme generator, you can easily take a memorable moment and turn it into a viral meme in minutes.

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Create and share custom viral memes instantly

Creating a meme using Canva’s meme generator is free and easy. With our drag-and-drop editor, you can customize your meme with zero restrictions—no watermarks, no font restrictions, and flexible templates.

In just a few clicks, bring your quirkiness into your design using our meme maker. You can start with a template or go freestyle with a unique layout from scratch. Upload from your gallery and rotate your image(opens in a new tab or window), GIF, or video(opens in a new tab or window). Add infinite text boxes to nail down your punchline or one-liner. Pick any font in as many colors as you want. Then, choose the format you want to download your meme and publish it on social media or in your online conversations.

How to make a meme

Create a meme

Launch Canva and search for "Meme" to start your design project.

Browse through Canva’s library of meme templates for every theme. Add keywords that fit your theme and style to narrow down your search. Click on a ready-made layout you like to use or make one from scratch.

Canva’s library has millions of stock images, photos, icons, stickers, speech bubbles, and other graphics. Use the editor’s handy animate feature to make elements tumble, rise or pan onto the page. You can also add audio or video clips.

Already have a vision in mind? Feel free to upload your images or media. Choose a different font style, background, and color scheme of your liking. Then, mix and match elements from different templates.

Happy with the result? Download and save your design as a PNG, JPG, GIF, or MP4 video. Share it on Facebook, Instagram, and other social media platforms directly from the Canva editor.

Create a meme

Choose from thousands of customizable templates

Memes aren't one-size-fits-all. Get fun and flexible with how you create and use them—edit memes with inspiration from anything under the sun. Then, publish them to captivate an audience with your hilarious online personality or engage a community with a topic. You may send a meme as a reaction to your online chat groups or post one to catch the funny bone of your target customers.

Canva's online meme maker lets you find hundreds of ways to create a funny meme. Browse our free meme templates and customize one to your needs. Or, you can create your meme from scratch and create a new viral trend. Remove elements, make the text larger or smaller, or change the layout—there are zero restrictions. You can also choose the dimensions you want to use and drag and drop your own image, GIF, text, and more. While you’re at it, why not explore creating a meme video(opens in a new tab or window)?

Upload images free and fast

If you’ve got the perfect image for your meme, you can upload it for free straight into Canva’s online meme maker. Drag it directly into your design layout and generate your meme within minutes. You can bring a favorite reaction photo from your gallery, a funny GIF from a movie, or a meme-worthy clip from your home video.

Or, if you’re looking for a funny image, choose from millions of watermark-free images in our stock library. Creating a meme won’t cost you a fortune with free and affordable images.

Create memes with friends

Your funniest memes may come when you collaborate with friends. With Canva’s meme generator, you can instantly add your friends and create a team. You can work together on any device as you customize a template. Play with images, illustrations, meme captions, and add comments, resolve suggestions within the Canva editor—all in real-time.

Share with the world in minutes

Whether it’s on our iOS, Android, or desktop app, Canva’s meme generator has easy share buttons that allow you to instantly download (JPEG(opens in a new tab or window), PNG(opens in a new tab or window), GIF, PDF(opens in a new tab or window) format available) or share your memes straight to social media. All of these, with our free online meme maker.


A meme includes a photo or video along with a block of text. The purpose is to poke fun at an idea or create a humorous message. You might put a question in the top text and a punchline at the bottom with an image that captures the message or joke. You can add and customize all these elements in a template using our meme maker.

A great meme stands out from the pack but reflects current trends, jokes, and ideas. It’s usually short and simple with minimal text and an eye-catching image or video. Use humor that will resonate with your audience. Attach social media buttons to make it easy to share your meme. You can customize a good meme from a ready-made template in our library.

A few standard fonts for memes include sans-serif styles like Arial or Helvetica, Comic Sans, Montserrat, Dancing Script, or Impact. These are all simple, clear, and easy to recognize and read. Meme fonts are often bold, capitalized, in white, and outlined in black. Browse our library of fun and stylish fonts for your design in our free meme maker.

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