Canva’s free family tree maker allows you to showcase your history at a glance. With hundreds of customizable templates, you can easily create a visual map that documents your ancestry with just a few clicks.

Discover your family story

Giving your family the gift of a family tree has never been easier. With hundreds of fresh and unique templates to choose from, you can create a unique design that perfectly represents your family history.

Forget rigid templates, with Canva’s family tree maker you can add as many family members as you like, create unique maps, or simply design your family tree from scratch.

How to design a family tree

  1. Choose from hundreds of designer-made templates or start your design from scratch.
  2. Instantly upload your own images, or choose our library.
  3. Drag and drop your images into your chosen template.
  4. Customize the colors, fonts, and images until you’re happy with your design.
  5. Download in any printable format (JPEG, PNG, or PDF) with one click.

Use our free image editor

Building a family tree means that some of your images may have been taken before the age of digital cameras.

With Canva’s in-built, free image editor, you can edit your images to be clear and crisp. You can also increase the saturation, tone down the contrast and add filters so that all your images have a similar look.

Canva’s image library also gives you access to millions of images and illustrations. All our images are free, and premium images are extremely affordable.

Create unique designs

With hundreds of flexible templates to choose from, creating a family tree with Canva allows you to create modern and fresh versions of the traditional family tree design.

Play with different shapes, colored arrows, and thousands of illustrations. Change the colors to match your images, add textured backgrounds, and frame your images in unique ways. Your design, your way.

Collaborate with your family

Allow your family to collaborate with ease. Canva’s family tree creator allows you to share your design in progress by simply adding an email address or sharing a link.

Each option allows you to give either Edit or View access to each recipient.

Save your designs with ease and access them from any device

Canva’s family tree maker automatically saves your work in progress, so there’s no need to worry about saving endless versions of your design.

With Canva you can also access your designs from any device, so all of your images, graphics and illustrations are kept in one centralized place.

Once complete save as a PDF, a JPEG or a PNG in one click.

FAQ

Signing up for Canva is completely free. And most of Canva’s pre-designed templates and images are free as well. You can also access Canva’s premium templates, images or illustrations and purchase them at an extremely affordable price.

There is no limit to how many designs you can make on Canva. Whether it’s an Instagram Story template, a Facebook Banner, or an invitation, you can design anything, on any device.

You can edit any of your saved designs anytime by going to your Canva homepage. Once there, choose your design, add your edits and hit download as many times as you need. If you’ve purchased any premium elements, you have 24 hours to re-download your design again otherwise, you will need to purchase it again.

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