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Diagram Maker

Visualize concepts, relationships, and structures with Canva’s free diagram maker. You’ll make stunning diagrams perfect for every presentation or project with beautiful templates and a few clicks.
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Diagrams come in all shapes and sizes—and Canva’s diagram maker lets you design them all. From simple Venn diagrams to complex process flows, you’ll create brilliant diagrams that show the big picture at a glance. It’s as easy as choosing a diagram template and customizing the components.

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 graph

Embed your diagrams in presentations, reports, and more with no fuss

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


How to make a diagram

  1. Launch Canva — Open Canva and search for “Diagrams” to start your project. Specific types of diagrams are also available.
  2. Explore our diagram templates — Browse the results to find the best diagram template for your report, presentation, brainstorming session, or project. Filter the templates by category, style, and theme for more precise results.
  3. Add components and elements — Customize your chosen diagram template according to your data. Fill the sections with text and add more shapes, boxes, and lines as needed. Rearrange the elements and place arrows and pointers. Make sure each component is labeled properly. Don’t forget to put the diagram title.
  4. Customize the diagram — Once your diagram’s complete, customize the design. Play with fonts and choose a readable typeface. Follow your brand colors or color-code the elements to emphasize relationships. Add icons and illustrations to add context to your diagram. If you’re adding an image, you can use our photo editor to enhance it.
  5. Download or share — Once you’re happy with your diagram, download it as a PDF or image file. You can now add it to any slide deck or document or even embed it on your website. Need to send your teammates a copy? You can also share your diagram on social media or via email.
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What is a diagram?

Diagrams are simplified illustrations that explain ideas, structures, and processes. They also show how parts work together and how things relate. Diagrams are diverse; some compare and contrast, some show relationships, while others map out cause and consequence. But no matter the type of diagram, one thing remains the same: we make a diagram to make complex things easy to understand.

Represent ideas and concepts in all forms

Design any diagram required of your data. With our free online diagram maker, you can show cycles, structures, ranks, relationships, processes, and purpose–everything from org charts to cycle diagrams. Create fun diagrams for your training materials, pitch decks, class presentations, marketing campaigns, reports—the list goes on. Professional or personal, Canva’s diagram maker is your data viz best friend.

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Make all types of diagrams in one place

Need to make a fishbone diagram and a Venn diagram? Don’t sweat it—you can create all types of diagrams in a single diagram maker. Access lots of beautifully designed diagram templates. You can also use Canva’s other data visualization tools, like charts and tables. Beginners and experts alike can complete any data visualization projects with easy drag-and-drop editing, plus thousands of shapes and illustrations for every type of diagram.

Customize with fun elements

Diagrams don’t need to be stingy. Add bits of your personality or branding as you show relationships in your flowcharts and process flow diagrams. Pick a nice shape to frame each data points, connect them with fun arrows and lines, and highlight them with icons, stock photos, colors, and fonts. Explore our rich media library for the perfect elements to go with your business presentation, academic report, or math worksheet.

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Create diagrams with your team

Make diagrams with your teammates, wherever they are. Just send them a link to an editable version of your diagram, and everyone can pitch in. Each of you can provide data, review, and oversee the design. Collaborate on diagrams during sessions and polish details together. Everyone can save, embed, and cascade it to the rest of the team. Teamwork truly makes the dream diagram work.

Diagram templates

This is not your ordinary diagram. With our templates, you’ll make diagrams that are beautiful, shareable, and crystal-clear. Customize it to your audience, be they your teammates, students, or clients. You’ll be done in minutes, too. Just choose from the templates below to get started.
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