Top Tools For Making Incredible Infographics | Eyecare Resources

Posted by Shawn Salter on Tue, Jan 03, 2012 @ 09:01 AM

infographicRepost from the Optical Vision Site:

By now, if you are reading our blogs, you can see that we have been using a lot of infographics. Infographics are Visual Images of data and are a huge growing trend on the web. Infographic sites keep cropping up that cover every single subject. Most of these infographics can be shared (creative commons) as long as you link the resource.

For eyecare professionals, Infographics are fun and interesting news for your followers, networkers, patients, family and friends. You can Tweet, You can Facebook, put on your website or blog, you can print and display with certain products.

Make Use Of has a great article on Tips for Creating Incredible Infographics as well as a listing of FREE Tools to Make Infographics.

A Short List of Free Tools To Make Infographics (visit the link to read more)

  1. Stat Planet allows you to create some amazing interactive visualisation

  2. Hohli is an intuitive, simple online chart maker.

  3. New York Times' Visualization Lab lets you use statistics from recent NYTimes articles to create visualisations in various format

  4. Many Eyes lets you upload your own data or use data already stored on the site

  5. Wordle lets you create word visualisations using text you enter

  6. Tableau is a free Windows-only software for creating visualisations

  7. GapMinder is a free Adobe Air (cross-platform by nature) application

  8. Inkscape is a free vector graphic software available for many platforms

  9. Creately lets you make easy-to-make diagrams and flow chart we

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