Create a Nifty Comparison Chart Online with Canva

Use Canva to design a comparison chart that's easily readable and clear to your audience.
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Painting with a Twist
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City of Los Angeles

Comparison chart maker features

Do you need to compare multiple options or make complex decisions simpler? Instead of wading through pages of text why not present your information or data in an easily digestible comparison chart? Use a comparison diagram to present the different packages you offer, rate anything, or help your customers choose from a range of products.

More than 20 professional types of graphs to choose from

Professionally designed templates to fast-track your workflow

Data visualization made easy – no complicated software to learn

Publish, share or download your high-resolution comparison chart

Embed your comparison chart in presentations, reports and more with no fuss

Easy drag-and-drop tools, made with the non-designer in mind

How to make a comparison chart

  1. Launch Canva - Open Canva and search for "Comparison Chart" to start your design project.
  2. Choose a comparison chart template - Browse our comparison chart templates and select one that best fits your comparison. Use the filters to narrow down your search by style or theme. Then, click on your chosen template.
  3. Add your details - Edit the text in each section of the comparison chart. Add definitions, characteristics, and supporting details to each item. Don't forget to label the chart properly.
  4. Personalize your comparison chart - Customize the look of your comparison chart. Change the color scheme, font style, and font size. You can also browse our media library and add free pictures and illustrations to the chart.
  5. Download and share - Once you're done designing your comparison chart, download it as a PDF, PNG, or JPG. Share it via social media or email. You can also add it to your reports, projects, Canva Docs, presentations, and more.
Create a comparison chart

Simplify your analysis with a Comparison Chart

Sounds complicated? It doesn’t have to be. Just choose from one of our professionally designed templates to start your design. Created especially for non-designers, our user-friendly interface makes designing as simple as dragging and dropping elements. And did we mention our tools are free? Just create an account to start designing.

Present your data in a scannable chart

With Canva’s media library you have access to bold colors, creative typography, icons and much more – so creating an engaging graphic is easy. Veer away from drowning your readers with blocks of text by substituting your headers with icons when you can. Our images and icons library contains more than a million photos, illustrations and icons to choose from.

If you’re comparing different brands, you can even upload their logos. Just head to your Uploads folder and choose any PNG, JPEG or SVG file from your computer.

Work with grids to organize your chart

Canva grids are especially helpful when creating comparison charts. To add your own grid into your design, head over to the elements tab on your objects panel and click on the “Grids” folder. Select the grid that best fits your comparison chart and add it to your design.

Canva’s design grids are super versatile. You can fill grids with with photos or with solid colors then add text on top. Fill a box with a flat color by selecting the box and choosing a color from the palette or color wheel. Then, layer some text over it by going to the text tab and selecting any of the text holders or text formats offered.

Share your design or print your chart in high resolution

Need to get a client’s or colleague’s feedback? It’s as easy as clicking the “Share” button to give them access to edit or comment on your chart. Anyone you choose to share your design with can access it from any computer, iPhone, iPad or Android devices.

Need to print your comparison chart? No problem. Once you are done editing just hit the ‘download’ button where you have the option of saving your finished design as a high-res PNG or PDF file. Send that to your printer or email it directly to your client or team by clicking the share button. Then sit back and give yourself a high five for a job well done.

Comparison charts templates

Don’t waste time with complicated software. Canva’s comparison charts templates are your shortcut to good-looking, easy-to-make comparison charts. Simply click on the graph to add your own data. Create your comparison chart in minutes. Choose from the templates below to get started.
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“When it came to design reports, Canva had a wide variety of simple easy to use templates that allowed me to easily plug in my graphs and information, and helped me to focus on the actual content instead of spending hours and hours on design.”

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Frequently Asked Questions

All of the layouts in our library are free to use as many times as you like. There are also a large range of free images to choose from, otherwise all premium photography, vectors and illustrations in our stock library is all priced at just $1. There are no other fees to use Canva.

Every design needs balance. Ensuring that your designs are well aligned or well-distributed means that it won’t look cluttered or crowded. Begin by selecting the elements or text you want to align by clicking on it, then click the group button on the toolbar. Once all elements are grouped, click on the arrange button and select whether to align: left, right, center, top, middle, or bottom. To set how you want the elements spaced evenly, click on the Horizontal or Vertical button.

You can edit and save your comparison chart as many times as you like. Every time you create a new design, it will appear in the "My Designs" section of your Canva homepage.

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