Canva

Using Canva you can create just about images like social media images, infographics and slide decks. And for just $1 USD each you can easily access a huge library of stock photos.If you are looking to have some design freedom, but also want to create visuals that look awesome, pretty quick, then Canva gives you a pretty big short cut to visual content.

Canva’s Design School is one of the very best when it comes to learning how you can create visuals more efficiently. You can also do a lot of short tutorials within Canva, this way you can learn WHILE using the tool.

Recite

Recite is a very simple tool used for creating visuals. It is a handy tool if you want to quickly turn your thoughts into graphics using desktop. Using recite is quite easy, you will have to write your thought, tip, quote, and then choose a design and Recite will design it for you. After that, you will simply have to post it! It’s a great time saver.

3. Designfeed

This tool creates a lot of gorgeously-rendered content, which are sized to fit all the relevant platforms.

All that you need to do is to tell Designfeed what is it that you want it to say, and it will generate an endless stream of design variations automatically. Designfeed’s algorithm is intuitive and it learns the design types that you love, so the more content you create the more smarter it gets. Designfeed will create and give you ready-to-post designs to use for your social marketing.

4. Pablo

Pablo is one amongst the many big gun tools that does everything automatically.

Just like in Recite, Pablo was designed for by the team at Buffer just to whip up a single image on desktop – and to create beautiful images in under 30 seconds for your social media posts.

Pablo is a very good time saver, and it also has a chrome browser extension for easy access!. And for those using Buffer it acts an an amazing extension to the ever popular sharing app.

5. Quotes Cover

This tool is very useful as a desktop tool for quick image batching, Quotes cover helps you save a lot of time while creating some cool and funky images. It lets you turn your ordinary text into a beautiful quote image. It is perfect for those who prefer working at a desktop!. It is one amazing time saver, I can tell you that.

6. Hyperlapse

Hyperlapse is an amazing app that allows you to take footage of any length and speed it up – so a 3 minute video can be reduced to 30 seconds.

It’s great for showing behind the scenes, showing a process, taking us on a tour, or an unboxing of something. You will be able to find this function as a setting on most of the smart phones – you either speed up the footage using timelapse or slow it down using slow motion.

Lapse will be a good alternative, if you are using an android device.

7. WordSwag (iOS only)

WordSwag quickly became a household favourite when it caught the attention of bloggers in the year 2014. It allows it's users to add their text to images and create a designer-quality piece of typography within seconds that look frameable – and all this from their mobile phone.

8. Typorama (iOS only)

Typorama is quite similar to WordSwag. It will automatically transform your photos and text into beautiful typographic designs. It also has a few extra layouts, filters and extras which makes it a worthy addition.

It features quite a lot of good typography styles, few great fonts and effects and also the ability to resize or crop your image to a number of different sizes. It also lets you access backgorounds and stock images from Pixabay.

9. PicMonkey

PicMonkey is an image creation tool and a photo editing software. It's a two in one package. It's an all in one editor for collages, photos and designs. First and foremost pic monkey is a photo editing tool, which can also be used for creating designs.

Picmonkey has 100s of overlays, filters and fonts. Furthermore it lets you access your own branding fonts. It lets you use a lot of elements and amazing photo editing features and tricks that are added by PicMonkey to each theme.

10. Clipping Magic

We had to shell out a lot of cash to designers a few years ago just to clip out the background from images so that the image had a transparent background.

Clipping Magic is one of the simplest tool to use and most of us use it almost every single day. It surely deserves a place here amongst the other tools that save hours and hours of our time every month!