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Impress people at first glance with a customized profile picture (also known as PFP), designed using Canva’s free profile picture maker. Create a stunning profile photo out of any image for every social media platform.

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Create a profile picture that puts your best foot forward

Transform your favorite shot into a cool profile picture that’s sure to get lots of likes, hearts, and comments. Crop(opens in a new tab or window) your photo to the perfect size, then use our free photo editing tools to enhance your pic. Add borders(opens in a new tab or window), logos, frames(opens in a new tab or window), and other stunning graphic design elements. Or simply use one of our profile picture templates and call it a day.

Canva’s free profile picture creator combines photo editor(opens in a new tab or window) and design tools in one, so you can create beautiful PFPs in minutes.

How to make a profile picture

Make a profile picture

Launch Canva and search for “Profile Picture.” You may also search for “Facebook Profile Frame” and use it for any social media PFP.

Select any template you want to work with. You may also start from a blank 1:1 (square) canvas.

Upload your best picture and drag and drop it onto the layout. Although it’s a square layout, most profile photos appear as circles, depending on the platform.

Use the photo editor to enhance your image. Edit the graphic design elements by changing the colors, fonts, and sizes. Or add stickers and icons from our media gallery.

Download your custom profile picture as a high-quality image or publish it directly to your social media accounts.
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Touch up your photo quickly

Say goodbye to dull, run-of-the-mill profile photos. From now on, you’ll only use aesthetic profile pics. Use our photo editor to polish and remix your chosen portrait.

Let the Face Retouch tool bring out the best in your smile. Use the Auto Focus tool to add depth of field and adjust the image’s focal point. Modify the intensity of the colors using Auto Enhance(opens in a new tab or window). Fine-tune the brightness(opens in a new tab or window), contrast, tint, saturation, and more with easy-to-use sliders. If you’re on Canva Pro, you can use the Background Remover(opens in a new tab or window) tool to erase the backdrop and replace it with any color or pattern. With our fun PFP maker, you’ll always update your display photo with confidence.

Create profiles that reflect the real you

Make a cute profile picture representing who you are. Choose from a wide array of profile frames and templates that show whatever you feel at the moment. Celebrating Pride? Add rainbows. Feeling the Christmas spirit? Add a Santa sticker. Follow any aesthetic you like. Apply trendy filters or stunning photo effects, like Duotone, ColorMix, and Paint effects. Add a layer of depth to your images with a photo vintage effect(opens in a new tab or window).

Want a professional look for, say, a LinkedIn profile picture? Add minimalist designs related to your expertise. If you’re a brand ambassador, you can easily add logos and other brand assets to your PFP.

And if you’re an influencer, you can design a profile photo that aligns with your personal brand.

Establish your presence on all platforms

Canva’s profile picture maker lets you repurpose one image(opens in a new tab or window) for every social media channel. Upload the best shot from your camera roll and redesign it for all your profiles. Design a double tap-worthy display photo for Instagram, then make a YouTube profile picture to get people to subscribe. Design a funny profile pic for your Facebook account, then come up with an even funnier one for TikTok. Create profile photos for X (Twitter), Twitch, Discord, Tiktok(opens in a new tab or window), Gmail, and more. Whatever platform you’re on, your customized profile picture will rock.


Natural lighting is your best friend when shooting a profile photo. Experiment with the shots to find your best angle as you take pictures. Don’t be afraid to retouch your photo, apply filters, or adjust the brightness. Then, spruce it up with a frame or a custom design on our PFP maker.

If your profile picture is blurry or pixelated, it may be too small. To fix this, upload an image with a better resolution. In some cases, blurry profile photos might have the wrong aspect ratio. Most profile pictures require an aspect ratio of 1:1 (square). To fix this, crop your image into a square and reupload it.

There’s no hard and fast rule for changing PFPs, but most people update them at least once a year. In addition, it’s good to change your profile picture for important milestones, like your graduation, wedding, or dream holiday. Use our tools to make any profile picture aesthetic.

YouTube recommends a profile picture of 800 x 800 pixels (an aspect ratio of 1:1). If you create a YouTube profile picture with the right size, the image will be clear and sharp. Also, although it’s a square photo, YouTube crops your PFP into a circle.

The size of an Instagram profile picture should be 320 x 320 pixels. On Facebook, profile pictures should be 170 x 170 pixels. Take note that these platforms crop the pictures into circles.
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