Timeline maker: Create simple infographics for any project

Need to organize loads of information in a simple and informative way? Use timeline infographics! They are perfect for guides, presentations, summaries, statistics, and more. Create a free timeline using the VistaCreate timeline maker. With our vast template collection and powerful features, it will only take you a few minutes.
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Perks of using the online timeline maker

Whether you’re a project manager, social media specialist, or lecturer, timeline infographics can help you conduct information in a simple and clear way. Use our free online timeline maker to create timelines for project management, content marketing, or education. For instance, you can make guides for teams, blog post summaries, project millstones presentations, and more with the help of timelines.
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Ready-made timeline designs

Save time and money with the VistaCreate timeline maker. Browse through our vast collection of templates and select the design that suits your project or event.

Use this set of tools to create timelines in no time

With the VistaCreate timeline generator, you can design well-structured timeline infographics for any project or event. These powerful features will help you create the projects you have in mind:
Photos and vectors
Team account
Resizing tool

Royalty-free photos and illustrations

Browse a collection of 70 million photos, videos, and vectors in our timeline infographic maker. Note that our creative assets are royalty-free, so you can use them for your business without worrying about copyright.
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680 free fonts

Use free fonts from our timeline maker or upload your brand’s typography to customize timeline infographics. You can use a decorative font for your headline and a simpler one for the main text.
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53,000 design objects

Objects, stickers, emojis, and icons are perfect to communicate more with fewer words. See our collection of design objects from the VistaCreate timeline maker to create a custom timeline for your project.
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Backgrounds for your infographic

Aim for simplicity when it comes to your timeline background. Infographics usually have a lot of design elements and details, so using a monochrome background will help you create a clear and easy-to-follow design.
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One-click resizing tool

Done with your timeline? Turn it into a post for socials or a visual for your blog. After finishing your project in our online timeline maker, resize it to other formats in a single click.
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Powerful features and tools
Whether you need to create timelines for your projects, posts for socials, or printable materials, VistaCreate’s got you covered. With our templates, you can design any visual for your business in no time.
Creative asset collection
More than 70 million photos, videos, and vectors to create a completely unique timeline or any other design: use our royalty-free creative assets, plus a free music collection for your projects.
Simple video tutorials
Not a designer? Don’t worry. With our online timeline maker and a series of short tutorials, you can create projects that look like they were designed by professionals. Watch our videos on how to use editing tools and customize templates.
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  • Access thousands of premium templates for your projects

  • Design using files from a library of 150M+ photos, videos, vectors

  • Remove backgrounds from your images with a single click

  • Unlock infinite Brand Kits, unlimited storage, and version history

  • Collaborate with up to 10 members in your Team Account

  • Make your own stickers, quickly resize designs, and more

How to create a timeline using the timeline maker

  • Step 1
    Select a format
    Start by logging into your VistaCreate account or create one. Enter “Timeline infographics” in the search bar to quickly find the format.
  • Step 2
    Choose a template
    Browse through the templates in our online timeline creator and choose one to start working on. If you want to create a timeline from scratch, go for it. Use ready-made timeline examples for inspiration.
  • Step 3
    Customize your timeline
    Edit the timeline you created in the VistaCreate timeline generator. You can customize colors and fonts, add your text, and enhance the design with illustrations, objects, or stickers.
  • Step 4
    Download and share
    Save and download your timeline. Include your ready-made design in a presentation or print it to physically hand out to your teammates.


  • What makes a good timeline infographic?

    A good timeline infographic is visually appealing, interactive, and well-structured. If you’re designing one for your business, make it engaging with the help of objects and illustrations from our timeline maker to grab your target audience’s attention. At the same time, keep your design simple to not overwhelm people with lots of details.
  • Can I create a timeline in collaboration with my team?

    Yes! Upgrade your plan to Pro, create a team account, and invite up to 10 people to collaborate on any design. This way, your colleagues will be able to use the timeline maker as well.
  • Can I design a concept map on my phone?

    Sure! You can use our timeline infographic maker on different gadgets. Simply download the VistaCreate app for iOS or Android and design right from your phone.
  • Can I create a timeline for free?

    Creating a timeline infographic with the VistaCreate online timeline maker is free. All you need to do is sign up and begin working on your project. However, if you want to use our convenient features, such as Background Remover or Sticker Maker, upgrade to Pro.
  • What else can I design in VistaCreate?

    Pretty much anything 😊 Design visuals for social media, digital, and print — all on one platform. You can create a recipe card, timeline, concept map, project management plan, infographic, brochure, flyer, poster, marketing presentation, social media post, and much more.

What our users say about VistaCreate

Charlotte Polley
Charlotte Polley
owner of Boo’s Toy Shop.
Using VistaCreate has enabled me to grow my marketing and content skills. People have noticed that my content has changed across social media and I am loving the comments.
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Jennifer Parr
founder of DIYvinci, an online arts and crafts store.
When you’re a small business owner wearing multiple hats, using a tool like VistaCreate that saves time is crucial. You also don’t have to spend a huge amount of money to be able to develop good designs for your company.
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Kirsty Cleverly
owner of Bonjour Quilts, an online quilt pattern store.
My visuals now look better than anything I could just come up with on my own. VistaCreate makes graphic design so much quicker and easier for me, leaving me with more time to put back into my business. It has been such a force multiplier!
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Lisa Harvey
owner of Content Perfection.
VistaCreate has massive functionality and I love that it’s just so easy to use. It allows my ideas to come to life. And that has helped me with selling my services and products to clients and prospects tenfold.
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Rick Blyth
Rick Blyth
Micro SaaS apps developer.
It’s just so quick to create graphics using VistaCreate that it almost feels like cheating. As everything is fully customizable, I’m able to quickly create designs consistent with my brand very quickly.”
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