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10 game-changing Canva products that launched this year

2023 has been Canva’s 10th and biggest year yet – and we’ve launched some incredible new products along the way. Here’s our top 10.


It’s been a decade(opens in a new tab or window) since we first embarked on our mission to empower the whole world to design – and although we’re proud of all the tools we’ve launched over the past 10 years, 2023 really raised the bar(opens in a new tab or window).

From supercharging our all-in-one Visual Worksuite(opens in a new tab or window), to launching a host of truly magical(opens in a new tab or window)AI tools(opens in a new tab or window) and hundreds of innovative new features(opens in a new tab or window), this year we set out to change our community’s lives for the better more than ever.

Here are 10 of our most game-changing product launches for 2023.

1. Create instant designs for every idea with Magic Design

The launch of Magic Design(opens in a new tab or window) accelerated the design process with the ability to turn your ideas into a design in an instant – from social media posts(opens in a new tab or window) to presentations(opens in a new tab or window) and even videos(opens in a new tab or window). No matter what you’re designing, type out what you’d like to see, and Magic Design(opens in a new tab or window) will create custom, on-brand designs for you in an instant, ready for you to add your final touches. The ultimate sidekick to boost your productivity, spark creativity, and supercharge your workflow, Magic Design does the heavy lifting for you.

2. Transform any design with Resize & Magic Switch

Reformatting designs got a lot easier in 2023. Resize & Magic Switch(opens in a new tab or window) is the one-of-a-kind feature that uses the power of AI to change the format, language, and dimensions of your designs with a single click. From presentations(opens in a new tab or window) and whiteboards(opens in a new tab or window) to documents(opens in a new tab or window) and videos, easily switch your design into something completely new, without leaving the page. Need to summarize notes following a brainstorm, or transform a multi-page document into a presentation? Consider Resize & Magic Switch your official shortcut.

Magic Switch Canva AI Tool

3. Turn ideas into images and videos with Magic Media

Canva’s built-in Magic Media(opens in a new tab or window) tool puts AI-generated images – and even videos – right at your fingertips. Let your imagination run wild, then watch as Magic Media transforms your simple text prompt into beautiful images and videos in a range of styles, ready to be added to your designs.

4. Translate designs in an instant

Connect with people anywhere in the world and speak your audience’s language with Canva’s AI-powered translator tool(opens in a new tab or window), which can translate your designs into over 100 languages in seconds. Gone are the days of manual translations – simply add text to your design before picking your language to instantly convert your text. Et voila!

5. Manage your brand assets all in one place

Designing on-brand assets has never been easier, thanks to Canva’s new Brand tools(opens in a new tab or window). Brand(opens in a new tab or window) brings your brand templates(opens in a new tab or window), brand guidelines(opens in a new tab or window), fonts, graphics, logos(opens in a new tab or window), projects, and more into one centralized place so that anyone in your team (yes, really) can easily create on-brand designs. With a home for your brand, you’ll simplify your workflow, maintain consistency, and design better together.

With Brand(opens in a new tab or window), anyone can be empowered to create on-brand content at scale, without sacrificing creativity.

6. Bring data to life with visualizations

The world is increasingly driven by data(opens in a new tab or window) – and in a visual era(opens in a new tab or window), finding powerful, simple ways to present information is critical for keeping audiences engaged and helping them understand at a glance.

A picture may paint a thousand words, but data visualizations tell the whole story – and with Canva’s built-in charts(opens in a new tab or window), converting data into lively, interactive content across our Visual Suite(opens in a new tab or window) has never been easier.

7. Make magic with our AI-powered photo editor

2023 was a huge year for the Canva photo editor(opens in a new tab or window). From introducing crowd favorite Magic Edit(opens in a new tab or window) – a tool that lets you add to, replace, or edit your image with a short written prompt – to Magic Eraser(opens in a new tab or window) – a photo eraser that seamlessly removes unwanted objects – our community loved using our AI-powered photo editing tools to reimagine their images.

Image of Canva's AI Photo Editing tool Magic Edit to change a green handbag into a orange fake fur bag

Fix awkward framing or cut-offs to see the bigger picture with Magic Expand(opens in a new tab or window), and extract text like an expert by separating words and images with Magic Grab(opens in a new tab or window). Looking to turn elements into something a little more extraordinary? Transform words and shapes with Magic Morph(opens in a new tab or window).

8. Hit the right note with Magic Write’s brand voice

Millions of people worldwide have now used Magic Write(opens in a new tab or window) for effortless writing, from start to finish – and now you can even build in your brand voice(opens in a new tab or window) to ensure you’re always hitting the right note.

Whether you’re in a Canva Doc(opens in a new tab or window), Presentation(opens in a new tab or window), or even a Whiteboard(opens in a new tab or window), cut down on drafting and writing time and skip straight to editing and refining with Magic Write(opens in a new tab or window).

9. Build complete lessons in Canva

In October, we announced our biggest launch for Canva for Education(opens in a new tab or window) to date – which included the ability to plan, build, structure, and teach your lessons from start to finish without leaving Canva.

Our lesson plan builder(opens in a new tab or window) empowers teachers to upload any existing files and sort them into a lesson plan, freshen up materials, streamline classroom feedback for students, and keep the classroom organized in one place.

Image of Canva for Education Lesson Builder where you can shuffle around different templates to suit the flow of a lesson plan

10. Unleash your creativity with Draw

Sometimes it’s easiest to let your ideas take shape and unleash your creativity with freehand drawing – so it’s no surprise that Canva’s free drawing tool, Draw(opens in a new tab or window), was one of our community’s most requested features. Draw lets you sketch a simple shape, like a circle, and the inbuilt shape assist will transform it into a perfectly polished circle. You can also turn your team’s notes into flowcharts, mindmaps and more, unleashing creativity along the way.

We’re inspired by our community

Our mission is to empower the world to design – and delivering world-leading features that are valuable, simple, and fun to use is one of the key ways we can help individuals, teams, and organizations achieve their goals.

We’ve rounded up our top 10, but there are so many more: from Magic Animate(opens in a new tab or window), an instant way to captivate an audience with motion, to our new layers tool(opens in a new tab or window) to make editing designs faster and easier, or adding more than half a million popular music songs(opens in a new tab or window) to the Canva library: 2023 has been a huge year for Canva’s product, and one where we’ve strived to deliver on our community’s most requested features(opens in a new tab or window).

We often say we’re only 1% of the way there – and we can’t wait to add even more game-changing products to Canva in 2024.


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