Timelines are popular for helping students and researchers to understand the order or chronology of events and trends.
Top 20 Sites/Apps for Creating Timelines (in alphabetical order)
Adobe Spark - One of the most popular sites available for making timelines, featuring an easy-to-use wizard.
Aeon - An in-depth timeline builder, ideal for project management and creative writers.
Buncee - An all-in-one digital canvas on which students can make timelines using animations, audio and video. The ideas lab offers inspiration for projects, from lesson plans to journals.
Canva - Offers an abundance of templates to help fashion eye-catching timelines.
Flippity - A simple-to-use tool that employs a Google Spreadsheets template to create interactive timelines.
myHistro - A good site/iOS app for making interactive timelines with a special section for educational uses. Also offers the ability to embed Google Maps.
OurTimeLines - Stocked with templates for building text-based and personalized timelines.
Preceden - Useful for designing layered interactive timelines and project roadmaps. Timelines can be public or private, and also can be embedded into a site or blog.
RWT Timeline - RWT is a free iPad app for creating stunning timelines. The app also accommodates multiple users, ideal for those schools that share devices.
Storyboard That - A digital storytelling platform with an education portal that offers a wide range of graphic organizers, such as t-charts, grids, and detailed timelines.
Sutori - An innovative site for timelines that also supports collaborative projects. In addition, Sutori can be used for any curriculum and even to flip a classroom or lesson.
Tiki-Toki - Create great 3D timelines with images and videos. A paid account allows for collaboration among multiple users and the ability to embed timelines on other sites.
Timeline JS - An open source tool for designing timelines that include videos, maps, links, and audio. Timelines can also be integrated with Google Sheets.
Timelines.tv - A United Kingdom-based education resource for viewing timelines in five different historical categories.
Timetoast - Create an interactive timeline that can be embedded into a site or blog. Timelines can be viewed in either standard mode or text only.
Timeline 3D - An innovative app for building three-dimensional multimedia timelines. Timeline 3D also can be exported into PowerPoint or Keynote for more options.
Timeline Maker - An easy-to-use iPad app for building timelines by stacking tiles or events.
Timeline Maker (Soft Schools) - A student-friendly site that allows users to create a timeline through text or a template.
Venngage - Make custom visual timelines or infographics from a free library of templates.
Visme - A flexible tool with a drag-n-drop interface that allows users to design custom timelines.
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