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Elevate your designs with AI-powered apps in Canva

AI represents an incredible opportunity to transform designs and take creativity to the next level. We’re thrilled to have some of the world’s most game-changing new AI-powered apps now available in Canva.


There’s no doubt about it – we’re in the midst of a digital revolution, fuelled by the world’s rapid adoption of artificial intelligence. Last week marked the start of Canva’s next chapter, when we unveiled our biggest AI product launch to date, Magic Studio(opens in a new tab or window), to bring all of the power of AI into one centralized space. But the magic doesn’t stop there: the Canva Apps Marketplace(opens in a new tab or window) is home to a treasure trove of powerful AI apps (including some of the world’s favorites!) that use this exciting technology to streamline your workflow and take creativity to new heights.

Our growing marketplace

We know our community loves our AI tools(opens in a new tab or window) – in fact, one of our most popular features, Background Remover(opens in a new tab or window), began as an AI app before we built it into the Canva editor. Over the years, we’ve strived to grow the Canva Apps Marketplace(opens in a new tab or window) into an unbeatable library of integrated apps that supercharge your designs, and earlier this year we launched the Canva Developers Platform(opens in a new tab or window) to help provide you with the latest game-changing technologies even faster. We’re proud to have recently added 21 new AI-powered apps to our marketplace library to power the creative process even further – including 19 created by our talented developer community.

Generate high-quality images and illustrations in seconds

Whether you’re developing social media content, birthday party invitations, or business presentations, one of the most challenging and critical aspects of any design is finding unique imagery to engage your audience and tell the story. Gone are the days of sketching images from scratch or spending endless hours scrolling for something that doesn’t exist – AI-powered image design apps(opens in a new tab or window) turn your imagination into reality, generating high-quality images and illustrations from simple text prompts in seconds.

More than 280 million unique images have been generated in Canva since we launched our own text-to-image(opens in a new tab or window) tool, but the options don’t stop there – the Canva Apps Marketplace is also home to eight leading image generation apps, specialized to suit specific needs.

Watch your words transform into beautiful, photorealistic images with DALL·E by OpenAI(opens in a new tab or window) or Imagen by Google Cloud(opens in a new tab or window). Push the limits on what’s possible with artistic-style paintings or anime artworks made with Mojo AI(opens in a new tab or window), or for something a little different, use Hello Qart(opens in a new tab or window) to create artistic QR codes. Can’t quite find the right words? Turn any scribble into an image with Sketch to Life(opens in a new tab or window).

Supercharge engagement with video avatars

A picture paints a thousand words, but sometimes there’s nothing more engaging than video – particularly when it comes to presentations(opens in a new tab or window). With hybrid workplaces increasingly common, the need to engage your team is more important than ever – and AI-generated avatar narrators can take your presentations to new heights.

Whether you want to customize presenters for different audiences or languages, or surprise and delight your viewers by selecting an animated graphic or cartoon character, AI avatar apps are a great way to make an impact. Generate video avatars with human-like features and micro-expressions with Neiro AI(opens in a new tab or window) or D-ID(opens in a new tab or window), create 3D animated avatars with Krikey(opens in a new tab or window), or save hours of time on filming by turning scripts into talking videos with DeepReel(opens in a new tab or window) or HeyGen(opens in a new tab or window).

Add voice-overs to your designs

From narrating e-learning videos or speaking to visuals in presentations, to adding a fresh voice to your adverts or social media videos – AI voice apps are an easy and powerful way to capture attention. Easily add natural-sounding voices to your designs with Murf(opens in a new tab or window), or if you need to engage people from all over the world, choose from a collection of 900+ voices representing 125+ languages with AiVOOV(opens in a new tab or window).

Explore and create new tunes

Music adds a new dimension to your designs and brings them to life in attention-grabbing ways. Whether you’re looking to take videos to the next level, add musical intros, or play ‘elevator music’ to your virtual presentations while waiting for others to join, our AI-powered music apps hit the right note in seconds.

Forget hours of trawling to find the right content: instead create it with Soundraw(opens in a new tab or window) by selecting a genre, mood or theme, or transform text prompts into captivating musical compositions with MelodyMuse(opens in a new tab or window). You can also select from over 3,000 royalty-free curated background tracks with Tunetank(opens in a new tab or window).

Ready to drop the beat? Beat Sync(opens in a new tab or window) on Canva will automatically match your video footage to your soundtrack so you can showcase peak moments and keep your audience tuned in - think perfectly timed videos every time.

Help us build the future

Following a massive year in the world of generative AI and the Canva developers community(opens in a new tab or window), we’re incredibly proud to have committed $50 million as part of our first-ever Canva Developers Innovation Fund(opens in a new tab or window) to invest in creative, innovative app developers to bring game-changing technology to our global marketplace.

Now open for applications, the Canva Developers Innovation Fund supports developers in bringing delightful, free-to-use apps to our community of over 160 million people. If you build or connect an app that supercharges creativity, solves everyday problems or just takes designs to the next level, we’d love to help you launch your app on the Canva Apps Marketplace.

The Innovation Fund works in two ways:

  • App Adoption Awards: Earn a cash award for apps that reach adoption milestones amongst the Canva community.
  • Developer Grants : Grants to help developers build high-quality, free-to-use apps.

We’re on a mission to empower everyone worldwide to design and grow a diverse app ecosystem and marketplace – and that starts with our developer community. Our Canva Developers Innovation Fund aims to provide equal opportunity for everyone, by providing access and support to developers who are BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, or from regions typically underserved by venture capital through grants or outreach.

Ready to put the power of AI in your fingertips? Explore all Canva Apps(opens in a new tab or window) in the Apps tab of the Canva editor(opens in a new tab or window) side panel to experience the fun for yourself.


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