Free Online YouTube Thumbnail Maker

You can make the best video thumbnails your viewers have ever seen with our YouTube video thumbnail maker. We have everything you need for you to start designing one right now!

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YouTube thumbnail templates designed by professionals

Be inspired by or choose a template from below as a starting point for your next YouTube thumbnail! All of our templates are made by professional designers who put lots of time and effort into the process so that you wouldn't have to! Customize something here and there and have a custom thumbnail in minutes.

How to use our thumbnail maker in 4 easy steps

Our YouTube thumbnail maker is so easy to use that anyone with little-to-no design experience can come out with an amazing, professional looking thumbnail in no time. Here's how to make a YouTube thumbnail!

  • Start from a template

    You can start from scratch when creating your thumbnail, but why do that when you can start from one of our gorgeous YouTube thumbnail templates?

  • Customize your thumbnail

    Once you have your template or main design, you need to customize it. Everything from font to images to elements is editable. Every template is 100% customizable!

  • Save and download

    Once you've edited your thumbnail to your liking, it's time to save and download your work. Hit the save button, then download your work as a JPG or PNG. It's that easy!

  • Upload your thumbnail

    Now it's time to upload your custom video thumbnail to YouTube. At the bottom of the upload page, you'll see an "upload thumbnail" button. Click on that, add your thumbnail and save!

All the images you could ever need

We have plenty of stock images for your YouTube thumbnail. We have everything from cars to interior design to make-up. With our collection of 2M+ photos, surely you'll find something to use for your thumbnail background!

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The perfect YouTube thumbnail size

We already have the perfect YouTube video thumbnail dimensions ready for you to use. Click on our social media banners and find the predefined size and templates there!

The only YouTube thumbnail creator you need

We have everything from templates, font presets, stock images, textures, elements and more! Use Bannersnack for all your video thumbnail needs, and not only! You can use Bannersnack for virtually anything. So why not sign up today?

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Start making YouTube thumbnails now

Now that you have all the information and skills to create the perfect thumbnail, what are you waiting for? Use our YouTube thumbnail maker and get to designing! Your fans are waiting for your next awesome video! Don't delay by spending too much time editing your thumbnail with other programs. Use Bannersnack and be done in minutes!